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What is Asbestos?
Asbestos has often been called ‘the hidden killer’ - indeed the word asbestos today conjures up a genuine fear of irreversible damage to health. This is borne out by statistics which suggest that asbestos is probably the biggest occupational killer in the UK. In domestic properties, asbestos used as a building material was at its peak between 1945 and 1980, and, in the UK, there are over nine million houses of this age. In addition, it is estimated that there are about one and a half million workplace properties with some form of asbestos in them. So, while there’s relatively little chance of experiencing the degree of exposure that many suffered during the 20th century, the risk is still there, which is why this course – aimed at non-licensed contractors/workers – is so important.
Who is the Asbestos Basics Course Suitable For?
This Asbestos Basics course is suitable for all members of an organisation requiring a base level understanding of the subject.
What's Included in the Asbestos Basics Course?
Learning ObjectivesBy the end of this course you will be able to:
- Understand asbestos - what it is, where it is found and the danger it presents
- Explain asbestos and the law
This e-learning provides awareness education. Face-to-face training, coaching or supervision would be needed in addition in order to complete the all-round skills and knowledge to be able to carry this forward practically in your organisation.
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For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.
For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.
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E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.
Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.
Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.
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Please note that course bookings can not be processed over weekends or bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.
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You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.
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