Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos Awareness Training Course

The asbestos awareness course is specifically designed to provide delegates with an appreciation of the requirements of the asbestos regulations.

Asbestos Awareness training is mandatory for those who will or may come into contact with asbestos as part of their daily work activity

Course duration: 4 hours.

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Course Overview - Why Take This Course?

This Asbestos Awareness training course will help employees with an appreciation of the requirements of UK legislation.
Asbestos Awareness training is mandatory for those who will or may come into contact with asbestos as part of their daily work activity.

By the end of the training course, delegates will have learned the skills necessary to avoid the risks from asbestos, for example for building work, no employee should carry out work which disturbs the fabric of a building unless the employer has confirmed that ACMs are not present.

Who Is This Course For?

The Asbestos awareness training Course is for employees that need to be aware of the hazards and the risk of coming into contact with asbestos.

Asbestos awareness training is beneficial because it provides information for employees, in fact anyone who is at risk of asbestos exposure in the work place of the health risks.

The course also provides the knowledge and skills needed to work in a safe manner to avoid disturbing asbestos, and explains how to deal with asbestos-related emergencies, should they occur.

 

 

Course Aims & Objectives

  • How to avoid the risks from asbestos, for example for building work, no employee should carry out work which disturbs the fabric of a building unless the employer has confirmed that ACMs are not present.

Course Content

  • Current legislation (CAW Regulations 2012)
  • Introducing asbestos
  • Types of asbestos
  • Where asbestos may be found Why is there a problem?
  • Asbestos related diseases
  • Who is at risk & why
  • The Duty to manage asbestos
  • Assessing the risk
  • Training requirements

Training Requirements

It is a legal requirement that all who may come across asbestos in their day to day work must have been provided with asbestos awareness training. Appropriate training specific to the tasks you will undertake should be given if you intentionally work on asbestos.

Certification

Delegates successfully completing this training course will receive a certificate on the safe use of abrasive wheels which can be used as evidence of Continuous Professional Development.

Course Location

Apple Group Training locations are based around the UK.

This training course can also be held at anyone of our 300 partner training centres in the UK.

If you cannot travel to one of our training centre locations then we can come to your premises to provide training on-site as long as your workplace is suitable. 

Meet The Expert

Richard Appleyard, owner of Apple Group Training, is our senior health and safety consultant with more than 20 years of experience in training employees and those with the responsibility on the use of their work equipment in a variety of industries.

Our trainers will deliver easy-to-understand, enjoyable, engaging, and comprehensive training at the highest level, specialising on the safe use of abrasives.

Why Choose Apple Group TRAINING?

Accredited Courses
Our training courses are certified to the highest standard. All of our training courses have been developed by highly qualified health and safety professionals in accordance with HSE standards and guidance.

Experienced Trainers
We have over 20 years of experience providing training and consultancy to a wide range of industries across the UK including construction, hospitality, health and social care.

Tailored to You
Our courses can be tailored to your unique training requirements, whatever the request.

Train at any Location
We can come to you.

Our 5* Reviews

Abrasive assessments, confirmation of my current skills and knowledge and understanding my responsibilities.

Bradley Tooke

Brilliant course as I had no current knowledge on the use of the equipment, although I am aware of my competency level and that I must not use abrasives in the workplace without supervision.

Richard Clarke
“As a complete novice, plenty was learned on the day”
John Harris

Very good course, learned a lot on the safe use and operating procedure.

Philip Garner
“The course was very Informative, Richard Appleyard gave a full explanation on types of abrasives for different materials.”
Gareth Oatridge

Contact Us

To learn more about our Abrasive Wheels Training Course or to book a training course, contact us today on 0113 257 3222, info@applegroup.co.uk, or fill in the enquiry form.

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