Who is the programme for?
Those who have previously completed an Asbestos Awareness course in the past and who is involved in: any of the construction trades; those working in facilities management; people working in property renovation; caretakers; those with responsibility for buildings; refuse disposal; general maintenance staff.
Even if you have already completed an Asbestos Awareness course sometime in the past, the Health and Safety Executive advise that refresher training should be undertaken to ‘make sure Asbestos Awareness is maintained’.
Why should you take this Asbestos training course?
The risks associated with Asbestos are significant, and it is crucial to stay informed about the latest safety guidelines and precautions. By taking our Asbestos Awareness refresher training course, you will enhance your understanding of Asbestos-related hazards, reinforce your knowledge of safety protocols, and learn how to protect yourself and others from Asbestos exposure. Investing a short amount of time in this course can have a long-lasting impact on your safety and the well-being of those around you.
Is this Asbestos Training mandatory?
Under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, employers are required to provide training to all employees, contractors and visitors who could be exposed to airborne asbestos fibres in the course of their work.
Asbestos Awareness is important to understand how to handle materials which may contain Asbestos and to prevent unnecessary exposure to this material. The training will cover how to recognise materials which may contain Asbestos, the dangers of Asbestos and methods of controlling the risks of Asbestos exposure.
Who benefits from our online Asbestos Awareness course?
Our online Asbestos Awareness Course benefits a wide range of individuals, including:
- Employees in industries where Asbestos exposure is a potential risk, such as construction, maintenance, plumbing, and electrical work.
- Employers and business owners who want to ensure the safety of their workforce and comply with legal obligations.
- Self-employed individuals who need to update their knowledge on Asbestos safety.
- Health and safety professionals responsible for training and managing safety protocols within their organisations.
- Individuals seeking to expand their understanding of Asbestos and enhance their career prospects in health and safety.
How do our online courses work?
Our online courses are designed to provide a flexible and convenient learning experience. Once you enrol in our Asbestos Awareness Refresher Course, you will receive access to the course materials. You can watch the video section at your own pace, and after each section, there will be a set of questions to test your understanding.
While you can replay the section video as often as you like, you cannot fast-forward through it. Our courses are optimised for easy navigation and are accessible from any device with an internet connection.
When will I receive access to my course?
Upon successful payment, you will receive instant access to our Asbestos Awareness Refresher Course, via information sent to your billing email.This means you can start learning and refreshing your knowledge right away, without any delays.
What is covered in this course?
Our comprehensive Asbestos Awareness Refresher Course covers the following topics:
- The dangers of Asbestos: Understanding the health risks associated with Asbestos exposure.
- Types of Asbestos: Identifying different types of Asbestos and their properties.
- Where you’re likely to find it: Recognising common locations where Asbestos may be present.
- The health effects of exposure: Learning about the long-term health implications of Asbestos exposure.
- Legislation, risks, and responsibility: Understanding relevant legislation and your responsibilities regarding Asbestos safety.
- Inadvertent exposure and what to do if you are exposed: Knowing how to handle accidental exposure and taking appropriate actions.
Is this course accredited?
Yes, our Asbestos Awareness Refresher training course is fully accredited. It is endorsed by The CPD Certification Service and the Independent Asbestos Training Providers (IATP). The CPD accreditation ensures that the course meets the highest standards of Continuing Professional Development, while the IATP accreditation guarantees its compliance with industry regulations and best practices.
Is this a UKATA Asbestos Awareness Refresher course ?
No, our course hasn’t been approved by UKATA, but follows a very similar syllabus. Rather than UKATA, it’s accredited by IATP – a not-for-profit working with the HSE.
How long does this IATP accredited course take to complete?
Our IATP accredited Asbestos Awareness Refresher training is designed to be efficient and time-effective. It can be completed in less than half an hour, allowing you to refresh your knowledge quickly and conveniently.
How long do the Asbestos Awareness Refresher certificates last?
The Asbestos Awareness certificate issued upon completion of our course are valid for a specific period. Asbestos Awareness certificates typically have a validity period of 12 months. After this period, it is recommended to refresh your knowledge and renew your certificate to ensure you remain up to date with the latest safety guidelines.
Do I receive a certificate upon completion?
Yes, upon successfully completing our Asbestos Awareness Refresher Course and achieving the required passmark, you will receive a unique, personalised, and endorsed certificate via email, or in your LMS dashboard. This certificate serves as evidence of your updated knowledge and can be downloaded immediately after completing the course. You can keep it for your records or provide it to your employer as proof of your Asbestos Awareness training.
Why train with us?
There are several reasons why you should choose to train with Shout Out Safety for your asbestos awareness needs:
- Accredited and endorsed: Our courses are accredited by reputable organisations such as The CPD Certification Service and the IATP, ensuring their quality and compliance with industry standards.
- Expert content: Our course content is developed by industry experts with extensive knowledge and experience in health and safety.
- Convenient online learning: Our online courses offer flexibility, allowing you to learn at your own pace and from any location with internet access.
- Time-effective training : Our courses are designed to deliver essential information efficiently, minimising the time required to complete the training.
- Immediate certification: Upon successful completion of the course, you can instantly download your personalised and endorsed certificate, demonstrating your commitment to safety.
Looking to train your team?
If you’re looking to train your team in asbestos awareness, we offer flexible solutions to meet your organisation’s needs. Our health and safety courses can be tailored to accommodate large groups, and we can provide customised packages that suit your specific requirements. Contact us today to discuss your team training needs and find out how we can support your organisation in achieving the asbestos safety standards.