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Duration: Less than an hour
Language: English
Certification endorsed by: IATP/CPD
Charity link: Mesothelioma UK
Price: £25 (discounts available, see opposite)

Our Asbestos Awareness (Category A) training course covers the dangers of asbestos containing materials (ACMs) and draws on many year’s experience of in-house management, surveying and removal. Including interviews with victims and medical experts, the course provides you with a comprehensive overview of this major threat to public health. This Asbestos Awareness course will aim to protect you and everyone around you.

The course complies with Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and L143 Code of Practice - ‘Managing and Working with Asbestos’.

Who is the course for?

Anyone who may come into contact with Asbestos, or those managing personnel who may do so.

Including:  Electricians, Painter & Decorators, Carpenters, Construction Workers, Plumbers, Plasterers, Gas Fitters, Joiners, Roofers, Demolition Workers, Shop Fitters, General Maintenance Workers, Telecommunication Engineers, HVAC Engineers, Surveyors, Alarm installers, IT installers, Architects, Caretakers.

In fact anybody working in the construction /maintenance industries and who is likely to work on any building built before 1999 has a duty under law to undertake an Asbestos Awareness course.

This training needs to be refreshed yearly under CAR 2012.

About the course

This IATP and CPD accredited course is in 4 sections which cover the following topics:

  • The dangers of asbestos
  • Types of asbestos
  • Where you are likely to find it
  • The health effects of exposure
  • Legislation, risk and responsibility
  • Inadvertent exposure and how to avoid the risks
There are 4 sets of questions which you will need to answer. Achieve the passmark and you’ll be able to move onto the next section.


This course is accredited and endorsed by IATP and The CPD Certification Service. Once you’ve completed the course you’ll be able to immediately download a unique, personalized and endorsed certificate to keep with your records or to send to your employer.

Chosen charity

We donate a proportion of your Asbestos Awareness course fee to a relevant partner charity because we think it’s right that we all support those who have been adversely affected in the course of their work. Mesothelioma UK is a national specialist resource centre, specifically for the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma. The charity is dedicated to providing specialist mesothelioma information, support and education, and to improving care and treatment for all UK mesothelioma patients and their carers.