Aim of the Course
Due to the extensive risks that can occur when exposed to Asbestos, our half day Asbestos Awareness (CAT A) course helps delegates understand the risks associated with the asbestos materials so they can avoid disturbing the fibres whilst at work.
The UKATA approved Asbestos Awareness course provides a complete introduction to the dangers of working around asbestos containing materials (ACM’s) and allows the delegates to comply with the laws and legislation by ensuring they are trained adequately to work safely. The course will cover the following:
- Introduction & Overview
- Types of Asbestos and their properties
- The effects of Asbestos on workers’ health
- The uses of ACM’s in buildings and how to recognise them
- Asbestos Regulations
- Asbestos Legislations
- The employers and employees’ responsibilities
- Emergency Procedures
Who should take this course?
This course is designed for any workers that are likely to disturb ACM’s throughout their working day, the course is also designed for anyone that may be exposed to asbestos, to ensure they are aware of what it is and how to avoid exposure. Examples of professions where this will be suitable, but is not limited to:
- Heating and ventilation engineers
- Demolition workers
- Carpenters, joiners and construction workers
- 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, there is no preparation needed and all successful delegates will receive a UKATA Asbestos Awareness Certificate.
To book onto this course, please either book below online or contact us on
Tel: 01642 680497
Please note: This UKATA course that we are offering for sale, is sold under licenses from Boss Training Ltd and Ferncroft Environmental who are the UKATA approved Professional Members (UK1494A and UK1618A respectively) for UKATA Asbestos Awareness E-Learning; and this company, Tersus Training Services Ltd, are not currently a UKATA Professional Member for UKATA Asbestos Awareness E-learning.