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What is IATP Duty to Manage Asbestos Training?

The objective of the duty to manage asbestos course is to assist in providing vital knowledge to duty holders to minimise the health hazards related to asbestos exposure at work. Completing this Asbestos Duty to Manage course does not qualify anyone to carry out the following:

  • Non-licensed removal of asbestos
  • Licensed removal of asbestos
  • Work with or handling of asbestos containing materials (ACMs)

About IATP Duty to Manage Asbestos

The online IATP Duty to Manage Asbestos course is designed for those who must manage non-domestic premises. These duty holders are responsible for protecting anyone on the work premises from the potential risks of asbestos exposure.

The key purpose of this course is to train the users with adequate knowledge, skills and competence to work safely and proficiently.

Why Is IATP Asbestos Duty to Manage Important?

Asbestos exposure can result in cancer and other severe ailments which can even lead to the loss of life.

Every year hundreds and thousands of people are being killed due to asbestos exposure which can lead companies to legal and financial claims.

Therefore, employers must appoint responsible persons to undertake the work carefully and safely. An adequate asbestos duty to manage training can help meet legal requirements and reduces the health risks associated with asbestos exposure.

Why Choose IATP Duty to Manage Asbestos Training?

  • Study any time & in bite-size sessions
  • Less costly than a classroom training
  • Excellent trainee support
  • Helps meet legal compliance with asbestos regulations
  • Informs duty holders about their roles & responsibilities to work competently

What’s Included in the IATP Duty to Manage Asbestos Course?

  • Comprehensive yet concise explanation
  • Certificate on completion
  • Simple login & user access
  • The latest industry best practice

Delivery Method

Online / E-learning

Course Duration

5 Hours

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the roles & responsibilities of duty holders
  • Evaluate the asbestos risk assessment process
  • Recognise the relevant asbestos legislation & guidance
  • Identify the asbestos management plans to minimise the health risks
  • Help to monitor & document the control measures

Course Content

This online IATP Duty to Manage Asbestos course contains the following modules:

Module 1 – Asbestos Legislation

  • What Is Asbestos Management?
  • Legal Structure
  • Health and Safety Law
  • Asbestos Law
  • CDM Regulations
  • RIDDOR 2013
  • HWR 2005
  • Other Legislation That Relates to Asbestos
  • HSE Asbestos Guidance
  • HSE Enforcement

Module 2 – Duty to Manage in Non-Domestic Premises

  • Who Is the Asbestos Duty Holder?
  • What Are the Duties?
  • The Steps in Asbestos Management
  • Immediate Actions
  • Continuing Actions

Module 3 – Asbestos Surveys

  • Asbestos Surveys
  • What Is a Management Survey?
  • Survey Pre-planning
  • How to Do a Management Survey
  • Refurbishment and Demolishment Surveys
  • Survey Results
  • Creating a Survey Report
  • Restrictions and Caveats

Module 4 – Asbestos Risk Assessment

  • Asbestos Risk Assessment
  • Material Assessments
  • Priority Assessments
  • Documenting Risk Assessments
  • Asbestos Risk Control Measures

Module 5 – Managing Asbestos in Non-Domestic Premises

  • Creating a Management Plan
  • What Needs to Be Included?
  • Documenting Control Measures
  • Managing Work and Personnel
  • Monitoring
  • Incidents
  • Errors and Solutions


At the end of the online IATP Duty to Manage Asbestos course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice
  • A score of 80% is required to pass the test.


The downloadable printable certificate is approved by IATP and will be issued instantly on course completion.

The IATP Duty to Manage Asbestos training certificate includes the trainee’s name, company name, course name, date of completion, expiry date and the name of the approval body.

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