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This classroom based Asbestos Awareness Refresher course is nationally recognised and approved, the training will refresh and update delegates’ knowledge on working safely with asbestos, as well as ensuring theirs and their colleagues’ safety.

Who is the Asbestos Awareness Refresher Course Suitable For?

This Asbestos Awareness Refresher course is suitable for those who have previously attended the Asbestos Awareness course, in accordance with The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 Approved Code of Practice – “Refresher training should be given regularly.”

To achieve the certification, delegates must provide evidence of attending a the approved Asbestos Awareness course within 12-18 months and satisfy the requirements of the Training Needs Analysis. A skills analysis will be undertaken at the start of the course to confirm delegates have retained information from the Asbestos Awareness course and ensure refresher training is sufficient.

Asbestos is one of the biggest occupational health issues and kills around 5000 workers each year, which is more than those who die through road traffic accidents in the UK. However, asbestos is not just a problem of the past. It can be present today in any building built or refurbished before the year 2000.

What’s Included in the Asbestos Awareness Refresher?

The Asbestos Awareness Refresher course programme includes project work to revise the:

  • History, types and properties of asbestos
  • Possible effects on health
  • Locations / identification of possible Asbestos-Containing Materials (ACMs)
  • Relevant parts of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
  • Types of asbestos surveys
  • Emergency procedures

Course Duration

2 Hours

Certification and Assessment

Delegates will be assessed by a multiple-choice assessment that requires an 80% pass mark. Recognised certification will be provided on successful completion of the training and is valid for one year as there is a mandatory requirement with the approving body for annual refresher training.

I.D. Cards

ID cards can be requested at an additional cost of £3.50 + VAT per delegate.

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