Asbestos Training


»Half-day awareness, 1 day Cat B UKATA certified«
»Successful delegates receive certificate«
»Free parking«
»From our Bilborough, Nottingham training centre«

Asbestos awareness

The Asbestos Awareness course is a 1/2 day UKATA-certified course which trains delegates on awareness of asbestos and its dangers. It does not train you to work with asbestos containing materials.

Course contents:

  • Be aware of the properties of asbestos and its effects on health
  • Be familiar with the types, uses and likely occurrences of asbestos
  • Where to obtain information on asbestos in premises prior to commencing work
  • What to do if suspicious materials are found
  • How to undertake work activities in a safe manner and without risk to themselves or others
  • Have an awareness of the key aspects of the asbestos regulations
  • Know what procedures to follow when coming into unintentional contact with asbestos

Assessment takes place via a paper exam, and successful delegates receive a UKATA cert, valid for one year

Asbestos Cat B (Non-licensable work with asbestos including NNLW)

The Cat B course is a UKATA-certified course which trains delegates on how to ‘bag and tag’ asbestos materials.

Specifically, the course covers:

  • Be familiar with what works are classified as non-licensed;
  • Be familiar with the control measures that will be required to undertake non-licensed work with asbestos containing materials;
  • How to undertake specific task as laid down in HSG210, Essential Task Manual including, but not limited to:
    • Drilling holes through AIB and textured coating
    • Removal of small AIB panels;
    • Removal of asbestos cement based products;
    • Removal of articles containing asbestos such as floor tiles, gaskets etc.
  • Understand the requirements to prevent the spread of asbestos and control exposure when working with non-licensed asbestos containing materials;
  • How to deal with the waste generated from undertaking tasks with non-licensed asbestos containing materials;
  • How to adequately decontaminate after working with non-licensed asbestos containing materials.

Assessment takes place via a paper exam, and successful delegates receive a UKATA cert, valid for one year