UKATA Asbestos Awareness Category A Training - E-learning

Course Information

  • Course Code: CAEL008
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £40.00
  • Start Date: 01-Aug-17
  • Days: MON/FRI
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Overview

By the end of this module you should be able to:

    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 plants;
  • Describe the main reasons for the use of asbestos insulation, asbestos insulating boards, 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;
  • Know the procedures to follow if any unintentional contact is made with ACMs and have knowledge of appropriate emergency procedures; and
  • Outline the legislation relating to asbestos, particularly with reference to regulations 4 and 5 of The Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR).

 

What will I study?

Lesson Plan:

    Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • An Introduction to Asbestos Awareness
  • A History of Asbestos
  • What is Asbestos?
  • Risks and Adverse Effects on Health
  • Typical Uses of Asbestos and Asbestos Containing Materials
  • Legislation Relating to Asbestos and ACMs
  • Basic Safety and Emergency Procedures
  • Samples of ACMs which can be Handled by Trained Individuals

 

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

 

How will I be assessed?

This module has been developed in conjunction with Life Environmental. When you have successfully completed your course and attained the 80% required to pass the test, you will receive an UKATA accredited certificate.

 

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For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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