This course is for you if you are in any way likely to come into contact with asbestos.

Asbestos is a group of fibrous minerals known for its heat resistance and versatility, commonly used in construction and building materials. Exposure to asbestos can cause several health conditions, especially lung diseases.

Under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, training is mandatory for anyone liable to be exposed to asbestos fibres at work. This Asbestos Awareness course is for people who may work in buildings where asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) may be present.

On completion of this course, learners will understand:

  •  The properties of asbestos and its effects on their health.
  •  The different types, uses and likely locations of asbestos.
  • The proper protocol to follow in an emergency.
  • How to avoid the risks from asbestos.
  • How to identify asbestos and anticipate where it might be found.
  • How to be better equipped when understanding what precautions to take to avoid exposure.

As an employer, you must ensure that all employees are informed, trained and competent. To assist with the online learning experience, we have incorporated English voiceovers into this eLearning course, which will significantly enhance accessibility and foster a deeper understanding of the content.

These voiceovers provide an inclusive learning experience, catering to diverse audiences, including those with visual impairments or individuals who may struggle with reading comprehension. 

By offering auditory reinforcement, learners can absorb information more effectively, reinforcing key concepts and improving overall retention, promoting a more accessible and comprehensible educational experience.

  • Anyone who will or might come into contact with asbestos.
  • 20-30 minutes to complete, with multiple-choice questions.
  • On successful completion of this course, learners will gain a qualification and receive an IOSH-accredited certificate acknowledging their course of study, which can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
Asbestos introduction

Asbestos Awareness eLearning

The ideal introduction to health and safety in the workplace.

  • The Types and Properties of Asbestos
  • Likely Locations
  • Avoid Risks
  • Become Compliant


We Are Fully Accredited.

Our industry-leading professional accreditations give you the reassurance you need to know you are getting the best advice available.

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