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Anybody who works on the fabric of a building, built or refurbished before 2000, could potentially be exposed to asbestos. Not just those that work with asbestos directly.
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 requires anyone who is likely to be exposed to or disturb asbestos at work to undertake asbestos awareness training.
This is a general awareness course and is ideal for all trades people and anyone who has responsibility for the management and upkeep of buildings.
The course is IATP accredited and meets the UK asbestos training and awareness requirements of relevant legislation and regulations including The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 regulation 10 sections 232 to 235, and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. It also meets the requirements of CHAS, SafeContractor, ConstructionLine, Exor, SMAS and other SSIP registrations plus HSE safety training requirements.
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Successful candidates will receive a IATP Certificate and 1 CPD Credit.
The IATP are a nationally recognised not-for-profit organisation that works in conjunction with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
The IATP accreditation logo on our certificate gives you the confidence that our Asbestos Awareness Training has been independently audited and meets the relevant Category A training requirements set out in the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. IATP are a direct equivalent to a UKATA approved asbestos awareness course.
All of our courses, systems and services have been registered to the internationally recognised ISO 9001:2015 quality standard. Quality Management Systems Ltd (QMS) made this prestigious award to Commodious in January 2018. This gives assurance that the training and assessment was completed with a quality registered organisation.
This online asbestos awareness course will help organisations meet their legal obligations of UK asbestos training. It will provide candidates with a basic awareness of the dangers associated with asbestos and the management and control measure required to control the risks.
After completing the course, candidates will:
Be aware of the dangers of exposure to asbestos;
Be aware of asbestos safety measures and control;
Have knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework that underpins asbestos management;
Be aware of the appearance of asbestos and asbestos containing materials (ACMS);
Be aware of the typical areas where asbestos can be found;
Be aware of the precautions to take before working on the fabric of a building;
Be aware of what to do if they discover or disturb asbestos.
It takes approximately 40 minutes to complete the course in full. This can be spread out over multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit for completion.
All candidates must complete a multiple choice assessment after working through the training material. The candidate will be asked 12 multiple choice questions, randomly chosen from a larger question pool, and need to answer a minimum of 9 correctly to pass. Candidates will be given instant feedback after completing the assessment stating whether they have passed or failed. The assessment can be re-taken as many times as is required to pass at no additional cost.
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