Asbestos Awareness provides advanced knowledge about asbestos awareness for people working with and around asbestos.
Health and Safety at Work provides vital information to ensure employers and employees are adhering to health and safety regulations to protect their staff/colleagues, members of the public and the wider economy.
An Introduction to Working at Height has been developed to provide individuals and organisations with the knowledge required to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005. It is recommended that any workers who have to plan or carry out working at height complete this course.
- Describe the properties of asbestos in terms of the risks to and effects on health caused by exposure to asbestos and the increased risk to those who smoke.
- Outline the types of asbestos and explain where asbestos and asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) can be typically found within buildings and in plant/equipment
- Describe the main reasons for the use of asbestos insulation, asbestos insulating board, asbestos cement and other ACMs.
- Describe the risks of fibre release from ACMs.
- Demonstrate an awareness of how you would find information about the presence of asbestos before starting work.
- State the procedures to follow if unintentional contact is made with ACMs and describe appropriate emergency procedures.
- Outline legislation relating to asbestos, particularly with reference to regulations 4 and 5 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR).
Health and Safety at Work
- Understand the key principles of workplace health and safety.
- Outline accident prevention, investigation and reporting.
- Communicate health and safety information.
- Recognise common health and safety hazards and how they can be controlled.
Working at Heights
- Recognise different types of access equipment and their use
- Be aware of the current legislation relating to working at height
- Know what is required to work safely with general access scaffolds
- Know what is required to work safely with ladders
- Know what is required to carry out roof work safely.
All courses are accredited by CPD. The certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.
Both the Health and Safety at Work Inroduction and Working at Height courses take between 1-2 hours to complete with Asbestos Awareness taking 2-3 hours, depending on the speed of learning. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout and the training can be paused and resumed in our learning management system at any time.
This training pack is aimed at anyone working in a role such as: joiners, roofers, architects, plumbers, caretakers, painters/decorators and people working in construction.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Test and certificate
Each end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test six times at no extra cost.
If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.
Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of each course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.