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UKATA Asbestos Awareness

The UKATA Asbestos Awareness training course will give delegates a greater understanding of the dangers of asbestos and how it affects the industry. The course is obligatory for those who work in building maintenance e.g. plumbers, electricians.


Anyone involved in construction – by law, anyone employed to work on any type of construction or refurbishment project must have been provided with Asbestos Awareness training. Workers and supervisors must be able to recognise asbestos-containing materials and know what to do if they come across them in order to protect themselves and others.


The accredited UKATA course will cover the following topics – overview of the properties in which asbestos would be present, the different types of asbestos, the risks of asbestos exposure and its effect on your health and the regulations surrounding asbestos.


Accreditation – UKATA

Duration – 1/2 day

Validation – The UKATA certificate is valid for 1 year.

Entry requirements – no formal entry requirements.



Additional Information –

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to understand:

– the materials that contain asbestos & where to find asbestos

– the health risks, hazards and procedures in the event of working in proximity to asbestos.

– how to refrain from disturbing asbestos

– how to conduct the emergency procedures required if you come into unforeseen contact with asbestos


Further development / qualifications – other health and safety courses that will be relevant to your sector, please speak to a member of the Akan team who will be more than happy to help you out.



This UKATA course that we are offering for sale, is sold under license from a UKATA approved Professional Member.