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What is Highfield Asbestos Awareness?

If you’re in a building that was built before the year 2000, it probably contains asbestos. The dangers that asbestos presents are serious, with it being responsible for around 5,000 deaths per year.

Employers must ensure that anyone who could disturb asbestos while carrying out their everyday work understands what asbestos is and how to work in a competent and safe way, without risk to themselves or others.

Highfield’s Asbestos Awareness online course is designed to ensure that anyone who may come into contact with asbestos knows what asbestos is, where it can be found, the dangers of asbestos and how to protect themselves from accidental exposure.

Who is Highfield Asbestos Awareness Course Suitable for?

The Highfield Asbestos Awareness course is suitable for anyone who could disturb asbestos while carrying out their everyday work.

What’s Included in the Highfield Asbestos Awareness Online Course?

Learners undertaking this online Highfield Asbestos Awareness online course will gain the knowledge and skills required to work safely with asbestos, ensuring that they, and others, remain safe.

  • What asbestos is
  • Where it can be found
  • Asbestos-related death
  • Health implications of asbestos exposure
  • Working with asbestos
  • Preventing accidental asbestos exposure

How It Works

Our e-learning is available to use on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Learners simply log on to the Highfield Learner Management System (LMS) and work their way through the course, along with the scenarios that provide them with real-life context.

How are learners assessed at the end of the course?

Learners are assessed at the end of the course by multiple-choice questions.

Key Elements of the Highfield Asbestos Awareness E-learning

  • interactive exercises/gaming
  • media-rich content
  • interactive 3D scenarios
  • content provided by market leading experts
  • relevant photography and illustrations
  • multi-generational content and style


No prior knowledge needed to attend this course.

Course Duration

1 – 2 hours

Highfield Certification

Learners will receive a Highfield e-learning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.