About this Course

Duration 1 Day

This course is designed to provide knowledge and awareness of what asbestos is, where it is likely to be found and what to do when you find it.


Who Should Attend?

Those who may encounter asbestos either in a property management sense or for those trades likely to work directly or indirectly with materials that could be asbestos.


What is asbestos?

  • A description about what asbestos is, the varying types and the history of its uses

Where asbestos is found

  • The types of environment in which asbestos is found and where it will be discovered by the variety of building trades

Visual recognition

  • Images of asbestos in use to relate various situations

Heath effects

  • The negative impact on the lungs (lung cancer, asbestosis, pleural plaques, pulmonary function impairment) and other organs

Risk assessment

  • Identifying hazards and risks in typical workplaces where asbestos may be found

Principles of control

  • Understanding simple strategies for controlling hazards and reducing risks

What the law says

  • An understanding of the law on the use, removal and disposal of asbestos

Asbestos removal

  • A demonstration of how asbestos is removed with particular attention to what to look for if enclosures are found

AM courses start at 09:00
PM courses start at 13:00

1 Day


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

Find dates and prices

Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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