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

Our Asbestos Awareness (Category A) training course covers the dangers of asbestos containing materials (ACMs). It 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’.

This is Asbestos Awareness Training – no-one wins if the trainee isn’t concentrating. Shout Out Safety courses are entertaining exactly because we’re serious about Health & Safety training. Learning is easier when people are engaged (and they engage much more when they’re entertained).

Who is the Asbestos Awareness Training 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 Asbestos Awareness Training 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.

Accreditation

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.

FAQ

When do I get my certificate?

Unlike many e-Leaning courses, you’ll get you certificate immediately after you pass the course. It will be in your name and you can download it as soon as you’ve watched all the clips and successfully passed the tests.

How long is this course going to take?

We suggest you allocate 30 minutes. It’s short but it contains the essential information you need to know.

How is the course delivered?

The course is presented as a set of four short video clips. Simply press play and the first clip will be shown. Watch it, concentrate on the information and after the clip finishes there will be a set of questions for you to answer on the information you’ve just watched.

Is there a passmark?

Yes. Every set of questions requires you to get 75% to move on to the next clip.

Can I re-sit the test?

Yes you can. If you don’t get the 75% pass mark you can re-sit the test but the questions are likely to be different to the ones you just attempted.

Can I watch the clip again?

Yes you can. As many times as you want to.

Can I fast forward through the clip?

No, we’ve disabled that facility. When we were setting these courses up we looked at some other e-Learning courses out there and found out we could fast forward to the end of each section. In our opinion, that’s no way to learn. This stuff is important and could save lives and stop accidents and injuries – that’s why we make sure that you have to watch the video through to the end.

Why are the courses delivered by video?

Watching moving images and swiftly decoding the messages within, is second nature to us all. The average viewer in the UK watches more than 3 hand a half hours of TV a day. What better way to receive information whilst at work? But there’s another key reason. On average video learners score 37 percent better than text learners on a post-training test. On retention tests given a few days following the training session, video learners’ scores were 45 percent greater when compared to the text group. (University of Twente, 2012)

Training by video is simply a more effective way to learn. 

Is the video just someone talking at me?

Nope. We create scenarios, we interview victims and medical experts, we show what you should be doing and a lot of the things you shouldn’t be doing. We make these videos as entertaining as we can. When you’re entertained, you’re concentrating. That’s key. We also use a professional crew and the outstanding actor, Mark Roper

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