Silica Dust Awareness

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What is NATAS Silica Dust Awareness Course?

This online NATAS Silica Dust Awareness course will provide you with an overview of RCS and the best practices for identifying, controlling, and staying safe around it. It can be used as an introductory course or to refresh your existing knowledge.

Who is the NATAS Silica Dust Awareness Course Suitable For?

The NATAS Silica Dust Awareness course is designed for anyone working in conditions where their work activities may expose them to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) dust, including:

  • Employers
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Employees
  • Designers and principal designers
  • Contractors and principal contractors
  • Builders

What's Included in the NATAS Silica Dust Awareness Course?

Delivery Method

Online / E-learning

Course Duration

90 minutes

Course Content

  • Introduction to respirable crystalline silica (RCS)
  • Performing & Managing RCS Risk Assessment, Assessing and controlling risks
  • What silica and respirable crystalline silica (RCS) & Health Effects
  • Other types of construction dust
  • The laws and regulations related to RCS & employee duties
  • RCS health surveillance
  • Engineering controls
  • Safe systems of work
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) and respiratory protective equipment (RPE)
  • Workplace exposure limits (WELs)
  • Noise exposure
  • Cutting paving, blocks, and kerbs, roof tiles
  • Cleaning up dust and debris
  • Soft strip demolition
  • Scabbling or grinding concrete
  • Abrasive pressure blasting


The online NATAS Silica Dust Awareness course is CDP Certified.

Confirmation of your result will be emailed shortly following the course completion. The certificate will be emailed within 2 to 3 weeks after the course completion.


  • It is a CITB requirement that all delegates have a sufficient level and understanding of English to take the course.
  • Photographic ID (passport or driving licence).

Additional Information

You may be asked to complete an Initial Assessment via a link that is emailed to you.

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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 emailed to you.

All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.

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  • Accessible 24/7 from your computer, laptop, phone or tablet device.
  • Phone and online support from our qualified team
  • Includes audio to follow along with the course content; great for Audio Visual (AV) learning.
  • Useful NATAS Learning Management Admin System, with course credits for managing multiple persons’ online training requirements.
  • Track progress, download certificates and send reminders.
  • Easy course sign-up for individual students.
  • Login to your account for your full history of certifications.
  • Gain your industry-recognised certificate - Available to download instantly as a PDF and printable.

You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.

Please note that course bookings can not be processed over weekends or bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.

Step 1

Click the 'Buy' or 'Add to cart' button and you will be taken to our payment/booking page where you can choose to pay online now using a debit/credit card or you can pay later by invoice.

Step 2

Once you have paid for your course(s), you will receive an email from our team advising how to begin your training.

Step 3

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.

We are NATAS, the national asbestos awareness training accreditation scheme. We specialise in a wide range of courses and topics, including asbestos awareness training online, consultancy, BOHS courses, CITB courses, project management, health and safety e-learning, face to face and virtual learning.

Envico is working in partnership with NATAS offering NATAS training and is not accredited by or associated with NATAS or any other examination bodies, awarding bodies, institutions or organisations in any way whatsoever.