This UKATA course that we are offering for sale, is sold under license from SOCOTEC Asbestos Limited who is the UKATA approved Professional Member UK1369A, and this company Courses123 are not a UKATA Professional Member for this classification of training, Asbestos Awareness Training
This is a very in-depth course which covers a wide range of topics in accordance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, Regulation 10 and Approved Code Of Practice L143 second edition, Managing and Working with Materials Containing Asbestos. Each of the modules within the course is very interactive and allow you to click on images and links for more information and the course also contains videos. Each slide contains a timer, required by UKATA, which gives you time to review the content fully before moving to the next slide.
What is Asbestos?
Asbestos is a mineral that was used in buildings for insulation and fireproofing. It is made up of long thin fibers which can cause serious health problems if inhaled. All types of Asbestos were banned by law in 1999 however asbestos still exists in some of these older buildings.
Who is it for?
The UKATA Category “A” Asbestos Awareness course is mandatory for anyone liable to encounter or disturb Asbestos Containing Materials.
Under The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, employers must provide anyone who is likely to work on or disturb asbestos materials with information regarding the location, condition and correct safety practices when working with asbestos materials. Contractors who may disturb asbestos are responsible for obtaining this certification prior to them undertaking their work duties.
On successful completion of the online course, you’re instantly provided with a nationally recognised Asbestos Awareness Training certificate which is logged centrally by the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA).