Asbestos Awareness Course Online

Asbestos Awareness

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Asbestos Awareness

Course Overview

IATP accredited mobile ready eLearning: Asbestos Awareness is registered by IATP, the Independent Asbestos Training Providers an independent body who only recognise training that has been audited by an independent expert.

Objectives: This course is designed to make your staff aware of the dangers of unknowingly coming into contact with asbestos and to help them understand the importance of following best practice. This course does NOT train learners to work with asbestos which requires training from an approved specialist via the IATP website or UKATA.

Content: Learners familiarise themselves with typical asbestos containing materials and explore where asbestos can generally be found in buildings so they are aware of where the dangers might be. As well as the law and different asbestos surveys, learners are shown practical ways to keep themselves safe including making sure they know the location of any asbestos, how to avoid creating dust and wearing PPE correctly. Finally, they are told what to do if they accidentally disturb asbestos.

Review: Sam Collins who audited the course said “This was a very well presented and simple to use online training programme with informative and engaging ‘virtual’ presenters. Excellent use is made of an additional ‘Asbestos Awareness Workbook’ which is available to candidates electronically. This acts as a useful reference document once the course is completed.”

Key Learning Points:

  • 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 & plant.
  • The general procedures to be followed to deal with an emergency, for example an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust in the workplace.
  • How to avoid the risks from asbestos, for example for 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.

Course Outcomes:

  • Describe what asbestos is and the characteristics that make it a useful construction material
  • Explain why asbestos is so dangerous to health
  • List common types of asbestos containing materials
  • List common locations for asbestos
  • Outline the legal responsibilities of the duty holder
  • Name the asbestos surveys and their purpose
  • Follow best practice ways of working to avoid creating dust
  • Explain what training is necessary for licensed and unlicensed work with asbestos
  • Follow best practice ways of working on site to reduce exposure to harmful materials (PPE)
  • Explain what they must do if they disturb asbestos unintentionally

Target Audience

Anyone who carries out maintenance, refurbishment or installation on buildings

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Asbestos Awareness Certificate

Asbestos Awareness Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Asbestos Awareness

Course Overview

IATP accredited mobile ready eLearning: Asbestos Awareness is registered by IATP, the Independent Asbestos Training Providers an independent body who only recognise training that has been audited by an independent expert.

Objectives: This course is designed to make your staff aware of the dangers of unknowingly coming into contact with asbestos and to help them understand the importance of following best practice. This course does NOT train learners to work with asbestos which requires training from an approved specialist via the IATP website or UKATA.

Content: Learners familiarise themselves with typical asbestos containing materials and explore where asbestos can generally be found in buildings so they are aware of where the dangers might be. As well as the law and different asbestos surveys, learners are shown practical ways to keep themselves safe including making sure they know the location of any asbestos, how to avoid creating dust and wearing PPE correctly. Finally, they are told what to do if they accidentally disturb asbestos.

Review: Sam Collins who audited the course said “This was a very well presented and simple to use online training programme with informative and engaging ‘virtual’ presenters. Excellent use is made of an additional ‘Asbestos Awareness Workbook’ which is available to candidates electronically. This acts as a useful reference document once the course is completed.”

Key Learning Points:

  • 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 & plant.
  • The general procedures to be followed to deal with an emergency, for example an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust in the workplace.
  • How to avoid the risks from asbestos, for example for 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.

Course Outcomes:

  • Describe what asbestos is and the characteristics that make it a useful construction material
  • Explain why asbestos is so dangerous to health
  • List common types of asbestos containing materials
  • List common locations for asbestos
  • Outline the legal responsibilities of the duty holder
  • Name the asbestos surveys and their purpose
  • Follow best practice ways of working to avoid creating dust
  • Explain what training is necessary for licensed and unlicensed work with asbestos
  • Follow best practice ways of working on site to reduce exposure to harmful materials (PPE)
  • Explain what they must do if they disturb asbestos unintentionally

Target Audience

Anyone who carries out maintenance, refurbishment or installation on buildings

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Asbestos Awareness Certificate

Asbestos Awareness Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

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