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Target Audience for Cat A Asbestos training

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.

  •  Mobile friendly course with full voiceover. 
  •  Instant access to PDF certificate on completion.
  •  High quality printed certificate upgrade only £5.00 +VAT.
  •  IATP accredited certificate and 1 CPD credit.
  •  Free online certificate verification.
  •  Takes an average of 40 minutes to complete.
  •  No hidden costs - includes 12-months access and unlimited assessment resits.
  •  Reviewed and audited January 2022 ready.
  •  Meets the requirements of HSE, The Control Of Asbestos Regs, CHAS, SafeContractor, ConstructionLine, Exor, SMAS and other SSIPs.

Asbestos Awareness Training IATP. Online course with instant downloadable certificate. January 2022 ready.

Instant start & login available 24/7 | Duration 40 minutes | IATP Asbestos Awareness certificate + 1 CPD credit

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Asbestos Awareness Training - IATP Certificate and Accreditation

IATP/CPD Certificate

Successful candidates will receive a IATP/CPD 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.

Asbestos Training Course | Cat A

Cat A Asbestos Training Course - Objectives

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.

Asbestos Awareness Training - Course Structure


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.

Asbestos training Cat. A - Module Summary

  • Introduction
  • Description
  • History
  • Why exposure to asbestos is a problem
  • Illnesses associated with Asbestos
  • Asbestos regulations and the UK asbestos training requirements of The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 regulation 10 sections 232 to 235
  • Where is it found, asbestos containing materials (ACMS)
  • Regulated and non-regulated premises
  • Discovering or disturbing asbestos
  • Requirements for working with asbestos


Asbestos Training Course Summary 

Click the link above for a short 2m 55s video taken from the course showing the course summary, modules, resources, sample exercises and example slides from the course

Asbestos Awareness Online IATP Course and Certificate - System requirements

Our courses are compatible with the latest versions of all modern desktop web browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Safari. On mobile devices, they are compatible with the latest version of Safari or Google Chrome running on iOS 12/Android 6.0 or later.

You can check your current web browser, and whether it is the latest version, by visiting whatismybrowser.com.

For the best experience, we recommend using Google Chrome version 90 or later. We do not recommend using Internet Explorer to access our courses as this can cause compatibility issues and lead to a poor experience.

Bulk Purchases

After a successful purchase you will be automatically taken to our registration process. Here you create your learner(s) and assign the course(s) to them so that they can start training immediately. If you do not know all the learner details - no problem, you can return later and create the learners when it suits you.

The system automatically creates an admin group of your learners, this means you can access your learner accounts to obtain certificates or schedule reports on the progress of your group, useful for Health & Safety audits or Registration to organisations such as CHAS, SMAS, SafeContractor, ConstructionLine etc or site access when certificates are required.

If this all sounds too complicated feel free to contact us, we are more than happy to enrol you or your colleagues on your behalf.

Asbestos Awareness Certificate

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We know that when something looks too good to be true, there's often a catch. There are no catches, we simply want to give you a more informed choice. Email us with your requirements and we will set you up.


Asbestos Awareness Certificate

Course Authors and Editors

This Asbestos awareness course was written by the Commodious Training team. Sometimes searched for as Commodius training or even Commodus training. No matter how you spell Commodious, it is the same team that created all of the Commodious courses that are used on the free to use Commodious online training platform (or free LMS).

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