The control of asbestos regulations 2012 states that ‘Every employer shall ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to those of his employees who are or who are liable to be exposed to asbestos, or who supervise such employees.
The UKATA Asbestos awareness training course is to provide anyone who could come into contact with materials containing asbestos as part of their day to day working duties, with suitable asbestos training so that they are aware of the potential dangers they may face. Also the procedures to be followed in the event that they are working in the vicinity of asbestos containing materials. (ACMs) as stated in regulation 10 of the control of asbestos regulations 2012 (CAR 2012). UKATA (United Kingdom Training Association) sets standards in asbestos training and ensures that its members meet these standards.
The UKATA Asbestos Awareness training course is consists of theory instruction including
- How to identify asbestos
- Understanding the health hazards of asbestos
- Awareness of where asbestos can be found and the CAR 2012 regulation
- Legal duty and how to meet it when managing asbestos containing materials
- Understanding how asbestos can damage your health and where it can be found.
- The effects on health of asbestos and its properties
- Types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos containing materials and asbestos in plants and buildings.
- How to avoid the risks of asbestos
- How to implement emergency procedures in the event of the uncontrolled release of asbestos dust in the workplace.
This UKATA course that we are offering for sale, is sold under license from Wilson Adrain Safety Management who is the UKATA approved Professional Member UK1177A, and this company TrainingPlus.com are not a UKATA Professional Member for this classification of training, UKATA asbestos Awareness.
There is an open book theory assessment with multiple choice questions at the end of the UKATA Asbestos Awareness course. On successful completion a UKATA Certification will be issued by a Training Plus accredited partner. Non UKATA certification is also available, please specify when booking your training whether you require this certification or not.
As the UKATA Asbestos Awareness training is theory only, you do not need to bring any equipment.
No formal qualification or experience is necessary to sit the UKATA Asbestos Awareness training course.
Do I pay for my training in advance?
Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.
Do I need to renew my certificate?
Yes, refresher training should be given at least every year and should be appropriate to the role undertaken. It is recommended that all training be carried out by a UKATA Registered Provider.
Is Asbestos training required by law?
Yes, it is a legal requirement that all who may come across asbestos in their day to day work must have been provided with asbestos awareness training. Appropriate training specific to the tasks you will undertake should be given if you intentionally work on asbestos.