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CPD - Awareness of Asbestos course syllabus

Course Description

Is the CPD Awareness of Asbestos course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  The CPD Certification Service (CPD). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (CPD) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit CPD web site

What is the CPD - Awareness of Asbestos course?

Category: Asbestos

Level: Beginner

The Asbestos Awareness Training Course meets the expectations of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2006 and ACOP (Approved Code of Practice) L143, this form of training is suitable for all employees whose work could foreseably expose them to asbestos (Regulation 10 – Control of Asbestos At Work Regulations 2006).

How long is the CPD - Awareness of Asbestos certificate valid for?

The CPD CPD Awareness of Asbestos course certificate has 1 year validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on CPD - Awareness of Asbestos refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the CPD - Awareness of Asbestos course designed for?

The basic asbestos safety awareness training course is ideal for and tailored to the requirements of the following tradesmen, building contractors or developers who are involved in refurbishment, maintenance, repair and/or demolition.

What subjects does the CPD - Awareness of Asbestos course cover?

  • Introduction to asbestos – nature and origin
  • Types of asbestos
  • Properties and benefits (use of asbestos)
  • Health hazards
  • Possible locations of asbestos in buildings
  • Current legislation and guidance
  • Legal limitations on work liable to disturb asbestos
  • Working safely/duty holders responsibilities
  • Safe working in areas where asbestos is present
  • Safe and correct use of RPE/PPE (personal protective equipment)
  • Decontamination
  • Emergency procedures/accidental damage/general procedures
  • Self-assessment test

How is the CPD - Awareness of Asbestos course assessed?

Structured CPD / active learning involves interactive and participation-based study. It is typically proactive and can include attending a training course, conference, workshop, seminar, lecture, e-learning course or CPD certified event. CPD active learning also applies to when professionals take career orientated exams and assessments.
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