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What is the course?
The UKATA Asbestos Awareness Certificate is designed to increase knowledge and competency on identifying the risks and dangers of asbestos. This is needed for workers which might come in contact with asbestos, including carpenters, plumbers, electricians and people working in demolition.
The course includes the following:
- Awareness of the properties of asbestos and causes of health risks
- How to deal with different types of asbestos
- How to manage asbestos in an emergency
- Avoiding risks with asbestos
- Maintenance and control of asbestos
- An introduction to the legal framework and regulations including the Approved Code of practice L143 (Work with materials containing asbestos)
How is the course taught and assessed?
The Certificate is awarded once a candidate has passed a 15 question multiple choice exam paper and is assessed by the UKATA appointed training provider.
What qualification will I receive?
The UKATA Asbestos Awareness Certificate.
What can I do next?
There are options to progress to further study, with qualifications such as NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety or the National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
No formal entry requirements though candidates are expected to have a good working level of English.