Asbestos Awareness Training

Asbestos annually kills approximately 4,000 people, so the correct asbestos awareness training is vital. It is a fibrous material widely used in the building industry since the 1950's. Asbestos can be found in pipe lagging, ceilings, roofing.

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Overview

Find your nearest asbestos awareness course or, if you have a group of delegates that need asbestos awareness training speak to us about our group discounts. Take the training on a day that suits you, call, email or chat now.

Asbestos Awareness Course Details

Who should attend?

This course is designed for anyone working in an environment where they may encounter asbestos, such as general maintenance staff, electricians, plumbers, gas fitters, painters, decorators, joiners, plasterers, demolition workers and construction staff.

What will delegates get from the course?

They will recognise the dangers of asbestos and will become aware of the regulations associated with and directly connected to asbestos.

What will delegate’s employer get from the course?

A trained worker who will understand what asbestos is and the typical locations where it is found and how to work safety to avoid exposure.

Asbestos Training Content

Understand what asbestos is and the typical locations where it is found and how to work safely to avoid exposure.
Control of Asbestos Regulations along with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
The types of Asbestos, asbestos containing materials and its affects on health
Actions to take in order to ensure that defects and hazards are reported.

Course Details

Find your nearest asbestos awareness course or, if you have a group of delegates that need training speak to us about our group discounts. Take the training on a day that suits you, call, email or chat now.

Asbestos Awareness Course Details

Who should attend?

This course is designed for anyone working in an environment where they may encounter asbestos, such as general maintenance staff, electricians, plumbers, gas fitters, painters, decorators, joiners, plasterers, demolition workers and construction staff.

What will delegates get from the course?

They will recognise the dangers of asbestos and will become aware of the regulations associated with and directly connected to asbestos.

What will delegate’s employer get from the course?

A trained worker who will understand what asbestos is and the typical locations where it is found and how to work safety to avoid exposure.

Asbestos Training Content

Understand what asbestos is and the typical locations where it is found and how to work safely to avoid exposure.
Control of Asbestos Regulations along with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
The types of Asbestos, asbestos containing materials and its affects on health
Actions to take in order to ensure that defects and hazards are reported.

Brochures for Asbestos Awareness Training

Please download the course over view brochure below, easy to print and email if you need to share course information with a manager or colleague. If you would like a brochure sent to you please fill out the form and a brochure will be with you within a couple of working days.

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Asbestos Awareness Training Locations

Nationwide Training

  • Birmingham
  • Brentwood
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Essex
  • Folkestone
  • Herefordshire
  • Leeds
  • London
  • Manchester
  • Milton Keynes
  • Newcastle
  • Newport
  • Nottingham
  • Shropshire
  • Surrey
  • Sussex

Course FAQs for Asbestos Awareness Training

What time does the course start?

Our course start times vary by location, usually between 8:00am – 9:30am if you would like to know the start time of a specific course please ask on the chat you’ll get an answer straight away.

How much is training in my area?

If you use the search bar on our homepage or click on the upcoming course page, then type in your location and the closest training centre will show with the prices, dates and availability. Or if you would prefer call the training team on 0800 0213 263.

How long will my Asbestos Awareness certificate take to arrive?

Certificates should take 1 to 2 weeks to arrive, although we try to get them with you quicker.

If you need to get a copy of your certificate ASAP, we can send you an email/letter to say that you have passed as soon as you have completed the course, this should satisfy your employer that you are trained in asbestos awareness.

Will I be able to move asbestos once I have completed this course?

No, this course is just awareness teaching  you how to avoid exposure and what to do if you do come in to contact.

Does the course include lunch?

The majority of our courses include lunch, this is based on location however and some do not. Once you have booked your course, you will receive joining instructions with lunch information included. If you have any dietary requirements please let us know so we can accommodate.

If you would like to know if your course includes lunch before booking contact us and our training team will answer any questions you have.

How long is the course?

Course start and finish times will be provided on your joining instructions, generally courses start at 9:30am and finish at 4:00pm but this varies based on course and location. If you need to know the time of your course please contact us.

Can I cancel my booking?

We require 21 days’ notice before the course is due to start for all cancellations, if you cancel between 15 and 21 days’ before the course is due to start we can refund 60% of your course fee. Unfortunately if you do not give us at least 15 days’ notice we cannot guarantee any of your course fees will be refunded.
We will try everything we can to recover your course fee, including selling your course place to another delegate, in this instance we can recover your course fee. This however is on a case by case basis.

Is the course guaranteed to run?

The very nature of these training courses mean we need a minimum number of people for the course to run. This is both to make it financially viable as well as promoting a good environment for learning.

We do our best to never cancel courses and it is rare that we do.

If you are worried about a course being cancelled speak to our team and they will be happy to tell you how many people are booked on and the likelihood your course will be cancelled/moved.

Where are you based?

The PSS head office is in Basildon, Essex, but we have training centres/ locations UK wide.

How do I contact you?

You can speak to our team on the website chat or call us on 0800 0213 263 8:00am – 5:00pm. Alternatively you can email us at [email protected]

I’m confused as to what course I need?

If you are confused about courses, you can call 0845 1307 411 and speak to our training team today.

Who is Marvin?

Marvin is our quackers little duck, he is here to help.

Don’t forget ‘Don’t Duck Out of Training….’

I have a group of delegates can a course be tailored to my companies needs?

Yes we can get the trainer to tailor the course content to the specific needs of clients.

I have a group of delegates can a trainer come to me?

In most cases yes we can send trainers to your site. The only scenario when we can’t is if the training has to be completed at an accredited centre. This is the case with NRSWA training.

Does the price include the certificates?

All of our prices include all the certification and/or cards for the course, there are no added extras for any certificates or registration.

I can’t find the full address for the training location on your website?

The full address will be sent out once your booking is confirmed, our team can tell you where the course is but we don’t give out exact addresses as delegates have arrived at courses without their booking being confirmed and have been disappointed.

Brochures for Asbestos Awareness Training

Please download the course over view brochure below, easy to print and email if you need to share course information with a manager or colleague. If you would like a brochure sent to you please fill out the form and a brochure will be with you within a couple of working days.

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Asbestos Awareness Overview

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E-Learning FAQs for Asbestos Awareness Training

What time does the course start?

Our course start times vary by location, usually between 8:00am – 9:30am if you would like to know the start time of a specific course please ask on the chat you’ll get an answer straight away.

Does the course include lunch?

The majority of our courses include lunch, this is based on location however and some do not. Once you have booked your course, you will receive joining instructions with lunch information included. If you have any dietary requirements please let us know so we can accommodate.

If you would like to know if your course includes lunch before booking contact us and our training team will answer any questions you have.

Where are you based?

The PSS head office is in Basildon, Essex, but we have training centres/ locations UK wide.

How do I contact you?

You can speak to our team on the website chat or call us on 0800 0213 263 8:00am – 5:00pm. Alternatively you can email us at [email protected]

I’m confused as to what course I need?

If you are confused about courses, you can call 0845 1307 411 and speak to our training team today.

Who is Marvin?

Marvin is our quackers little duck, he is here to help.

Don’t forget ‘Don’t Duck Out of Training….’

I have a group of delegates can a course be tailored to my companies needs?

Yes we can get the trainer to tailor the course content to the specific needs of clients.

Does the price include the certificates?

All of our prices include all the certification and/or cards for the course, there are no added extras for any certificates or registration.

Course Details

  • Do your employees ever encounter asbestos or asbestos containing materials?
  • Are your employees aware of where asbestos may be found?
  • Do they know what to do if the find an asbestos hazard?
  • Is your building completely free of asbestos?

Asbestos Awareness Online

This online course will help you provide awareness about the hazards and risks posed by asbestos and asbestos containing materials, and the legislative measures created to safeguard individuals working in asbestos laden environments.

This course aims to help your organisation meet the legal obligation for asbestos awareness training as per the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for anyone who works in buildings that could have asbestos, those most at risk include:

  • Heating and Ventilation Engineers
  • Plasterers
  • Electricians
  • Maintenance Workers
  • Demolition Workers
  • And more…

If you drill into walls or work with roofing you should know how to spot asbestos, most employers will want engineers to have an asbestos awareness certificate to prove they can stay safe whilst working. You can get yours in under an hour with Project Skills Solutions.

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Harm to the body from exposure to ACMs
  • Typical uses of asbestos in the past
  • Where ACMs can be found
  • Precautions and emergency procedures
  • Duty to manage ACMs
  • End assessment and certificate

*Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM)

Training is mandatory for anyone liable to be exposed to asbestos fibres at work. This includes maintenance workers and others who may come into contact with or disturb asbestos (eg cable installers), as well as those involved in asbestos removal work.

In-House Training for Asbestos Awareness Training

Save time and money by training staff together on your site.

Learn Together

Training a group of your staff together allows us to tailor the course directly to your company and to your goals; we take care of everything and can fit training around your schedule.
Your staff can also learn in an environment that they will be operating in.

Get a quote today

Chat with us online or call 0845 1307 411 to get a quote and see how much you could save.

Benefits

  • Save over £300
  • Train with your colleagues
  • Train at a time and date that suits you
  • Flexible content targeted towards your organisation
  • Delegates experience applying skills in a familiar environment
  • No travel costs for staff
  • Confidentiality – company examples can be used during training

Brochures for Asbestos Awareness Training

Please download the course over view brochure below, easy to print and email if you need to share course information with a manager or colleague. If you would like a brochure sent to you please fill out the form and a brochure will be with you within a couple of working days.

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Asbestos Awareness Overview

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In-House FAQs for Asbestos Awareness Training

What time does the course start?

Our course start times vary by location, usually between 8:00am – 9:30am if you would like to know the start time of a specific course please ask on the chat you’ll get an answer straight away.

Will I be able to move asbestos once I have completed this course?

No, this course is just awareness teaching  you how to avoid exposure and what to do if you do come in to contact.

How long is the course?

Course start and finish times will be provided on your joining instructions, generally courses start at 9:30am and finish at 4:00pm but this varies based on course and location. If you need to know the time of your course please contact us.

Can I cancel my booking?

We require 21 days’ notice before the course is due to start for all cancellations, if you cancel between 15 and 21 days’ before the course is due to start we can refund 60% of your course fee. Unfortunately if you do not give us at least 15 days’ notice we cannot guarantee any of your course fees will be refunded.
We will try everything we can to recover your course fee, including selling your course place to another delegate, in this instance we can recover your course fee. This however is on a case by case basis.

Where are you based?

The PSS head office is in Basildon, Essex, but we have training centres/ locations UK wide.

How do I contact you?

You can speak to our team on the website chat or call us on 0800 0213 263 8:00am – 5:00pm. Alternatively you can email us at [email protected]

I’m confused as to what course I need?

If you are confused about courses, you can call 0845 1307 411 and speak to our training team today.

Who is Marvin?

Marvin is our quackers little duck, he is here to help.

Don’t forget ‘Don’t Duck Out of Training….’

I have a group of delegates can a course be tailored to my companies needs?

Yes we can get the trainer to tailor the course content to the specific needs of clients.

I have a group of delegates can a trainer come to me?

In most cases yes we can send trainers to your site. The only scenario when we can’t is if the training has to be completed at an accredited centre. This is the case with NRSWA training.

Does the price include the certificates?

All of our prices include all the certification and/or cards for the course, there are no added extras for any certificates or registration.

I can’t find the full address for the training location on your website?

The full address will be sent out once your booking is confirmed, our team can tell you where the course is but we don’t give out exact addresses as delegates have arrived at courses without their booking being confirmed and have been disappointed.