Duty to Manage

Aim of this course

The effects of asbestos fibres may not appear until years after the initial inhalation, however, Asbestosis (the disease that occurs from inhaling disturbed asbestos) is responsible for a death every 5 hours.

Due to the importance of the delegates health, having to be aware of Asbestos Containing Materials is paramount. This course has been developed to enhance the awareness with more emphasis on the requirements placed on the duty holder/appointed person as they are responsible for the day to day management of asbestos.

Course Content

The UKATA accredited Duty to Manage course covers everything the delegate will need to know to safely manage ACM’s and will cover aspects such as development and monitoring of the Asbestos Management Plan. The course will also cover the following:

  • Introduction – Why manage asbestos?
  • Defining Duty to manage
  • Legislative requirements
  • Types, risks and locations of ACM’s
  • The surveys and their use
  • The survey report and register
  • Dealing and working with ACM’s
  • End of course examination

Who should take this course?

This course is designed for professionals that have any maintenance or repair responsibilities on non-domestic premises. The course focuses on the delegate’s obligations of Regulation 4 from the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR). Examples of professions where this will be suitable, but is not limited to:

  • Heating and ventilation engineers
  • Demolition workers
  • Carpenters, joiners and construction workers
  • Plumbers
  • Roofing contractors
  • Painters, decorators and plasterers
  • Fire and burglar alarm installers
  • Shop fitters
  • Gas fitters
  • Computer installers and telecommunications engineers
  • General maintenance staff
  • Cable layers and electricians


To undertake this course, the delegate is not required to do any preparation. All successful delegates will receive a UKATA Asbestos Awareness CAT A Certificate and a TTS Duty to Manage Certificate.

To book onto this course, please either book below online or contact us on

Tel: 01642 680497

Email: trainingadmin@tersusgroup.co.uk