skip to navigation skip to content
- Select training provider - (Showing all providers)
Mon 24 Jun 2024
09:00 - 12:30


Provided by: Health, Safety and Regulated Facilities


Bookings cannot be made on this event (Event is cancelled).

Other dates:

October 2024

[ Show past events ]

Register interest
Register your interest - if you cannot make any of the currently scheduled dates and would be interested in additional dates being scheduled.

Booking / availability

Asbestos Awareness Training

Mon 24 Jun 2024


This training will provide delegates with a basic knowledge of asbestos awareness, the risks and the legal requirements under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

Asbestos awareness training is mandatory for all University personnel meeting the prerequisites of the Asbestos Regulations and ACoPs (Accepted Codes of Practice). Training is typically required for personnel who could inadvertently disturb asbestos during the course of their work/activities or instruct someone to do so, eg personnel who work on buildings.

Target audience
  • General maintenance staff, electricians, heating, ventilation and telecommunications engineers and IT installers together with their supervisors (including cleaning supervisors) and laboratory managers
  • College staff can make a provisional booking which will be confirmed 14 days ahead of the training date if places are available
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 24 Jun   09:00 - 12:30 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room map Thames Laboratories
Topics covered

This course will include the following areas:

  • What asbestos is
  • Where it was used
  • Examples within buildings
  • Regulatory framework
  • Explanation of the Regulations and where they apply
  • Managing – surveys, risk assessment and the Asbestos Management Plan
  • An overview of programmed removal or remediation works
  • What to do in an emergency

Having attended the course delegates should:

  • Understand the basic legal requirements in order to comply with CAR 2012
  • Understand the health hazards and risks relating to asbestos exposure and what precautions need to be taken
  • Have an insight into the types of asbestos containing materials, its usage and where it can be found in premises
  • Have an understanding of the types of asbestos surveys and where they apply
  • Know where to obtain information on asbestos in premises prior to commencing work
  • What to do if suspicious materials are found
  • Have a basic understanding of the process involved in remediation work



Non-University participants, including college staff will be charged £30.00 per participant, see charging for further information


Delegates will receive a comprehensive training pack. Delegates who successfully complete the training will be issued with a UKATA Certificate.


One half day session


A number of times per year

Buildings and Construction

Booking / availability