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Asbestos Awareness Cat A

Asbestos Awareness course provides delegates with a general awareness of the hazards and risks associated with asbestos.

Date and time

Several dates available


Online or Face-to-Face at your premises





About this event

Asbestos awareness training should be given to employees whose work could foreseeably disturb the fabric of a building and expose them to asbestos or those who supervise or influence the work.

In particular, it should be given to those workers in the refurbishment, maintenance and allied trades where it is foreseeable that asbestos containing materials may be present in the work area.

Training content includes:

  • The key legal and practical implications for those who may come across asbestos in the course of their work and provides guidance on minimising risk (keeping yourself and others safe).

  • A general awareness of the hazards and risks associated with asbestos and is essential training for anyone with responsibility for the building or staff that they manage.

  • Understanding of the Real vs Perceived risks of asbestos.


The course covers:

• Origins and uses of asbestos

• Real risk and perceived risk

• Asbestos Diseases

• Legislation

• Asbestos in the 21st Century

• Course assessment


This course is suitable for (but not limited to):

  • Joiners

  • Plumbers

  • Electricians

  • Roofing Contractors

  • HVAC engineers

  • Telecoms engineers

  • Alarm installers

  • Computer installers

  • Shopfitters

  • Surveyors

  • Architects

  • Assessors

  • Maintenance Managers

  • Janitors

  • Caretakers

  • ... and many others

Delegate numbers are limited by UKATA to 15 people per course to maximise learning.

All of our courses can be delivered at your premises. For more information contact

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