Asbestos Awareness


Asbestos is one of the most dangerous building materials ever produced, thousands of people fall ill and die every year because of exposure to asbestos. 

Until recently asbestos containing materials were widely used across the construction industry, right up until 1999 and is still in place in many types of buildings that were built or refurbished up until this time.

This course is designed for anyone who may come into contact with asbestos in their work, such as builders, plumbers, carpenters and any other building maintenance and related trades.

As well as informing you about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver a lot more information about: Recognising asbestos, where it’s used, minimising the risks and the legislation about working with asbestos.




  • Properties of Asbestos
  • Risks of Asbestos Exposure
  • Different Types of Asbestos
  • Avoiding the risks
  • Outline of Asbestos legislation


This course is assessed wholly online, with interactive tutor lead questions. Questions are multiple choice and learners are required to achieve a pass mark of 70% before being allowed to proceed to the next module.

Learners are permitted three attempts at passing a module, before being considered for referral. Don’t worry! the video training material can be reviewed as many times as you like before taking the multiple choice questions.

Your certificate will be available to print after successful completion of all modules.


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