Ensure statutory compliance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2021 and the Approved Code of Practice through Trac’s accredited courses.
Asbestos Awareness Training:
The Control of Asbestos Regulation 2012 requires employers ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is provided to employees on the risks posed by Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) in the built environment.
Who is it For?
Trac’s UKATA Asbestos Awareness Course is suitable for managers, supervisors, tradesmen and operatives and anyone who may potentially come across damaged building materials as part of their work. The course is required for anyone who may to need to work on the fabric of the building or instruct / supervise employees or subcontractors to undertake works.
Qualification and Certificates
Successful completion of the course will demonstrate a basic awareness of asbestos and compliance with Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. All delegates who successfully complete this course are issued a UKATA Asbestos Awareness Training Certificate of Competence and Achievement and a “credit card” sized photographic ID card both of which can be verified on the UKATA website and are valid for 12 months.
Delivered by fully qualified trainers, this UKATA accredited course provides attendees with a sound knowledge and understanding of the hazards and risks posed by Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) in the built environment and gives an overview of legislation and controls required to safeguard themselves and others.
Trac’s Asbestos Awareness Course content is governed by Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. The course includes the following elements:
- The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke
- The types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and ACMs in buildings and plant
- The general procedures to be followed to deal with an emergency, for example an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace
- How to avoid the risks from asbestos, namely, building work, no employee should carry out work which disturbs the fabric of a building unless the employer has confirmed that ACMs are not present
Delegates are required to complete an exercise to demonstrate an understanding of the course objectives.
This course can be delivered at your premises or at our training facilities.
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