UKATA Asbestos Awareness

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What is UKATA Asbestos Awareness Training?

The objective of the online UKATA Asbestos Awareness training course is to make trainees aware of the likelihood and potential consequences associated with exposure to asbestos fibres when they come into contact with asbestos-containing materials (ACMs).

This online Asbestos Awareness course provides basic awareness highlighting the vital safety measures to control exposure to asbestos at work.

The asbestos awareness online course is designed for employees at all levels who may come into contact with asbestos-containing materials.

The core purpose of this course is to equip the trainees in companies of all sizes with adequate knowledge, skills and competence to work safely with ACMs.

Why Choose UKATA Asbestos Awareness Training with Human Focus?

  • Study any time & in bite-size sessions
  • Less costly than a classroom training
  • Excellent trainee support
  • Explains key steps to eliminate the exposure to asbestos at work
  • Enhances safety culture within a workplace or an organisation

Why Is UKATA Asbestos Awareness Training Important?

Asbestos still kills 5,000 workers annually – more than the number of people killed each year as a result of road accidents. To put this into perspective, nearly 20 tradesmen die every week due to past asbestos exposure. It is still present today in the buildings built or refurbished before 2000.
Asbestos exposure is related to the following diseases: mesothelioma, lung cancer or stomach cancers as well as asbestosis resulting in nearly 5000 deaths every year.
Every employer must ensure that anyone liable to disturb asbestos during their normal work or that individuals supervising these employees get appropriate information, guidance and training to work safely without being harmed.

What's Included in the UKATA Asbestos Awareness Course?

  • Comprehensive yet concise explanation
  • Certificate on completion
  • Simple login & user access
  • The latest industry best practice

Delivery Method

Online / E-learning

Course Duration

4 Hours

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the nature of asbestos and its properties
  • Identify the types, uses and occurrences of asbestos in older buildings
  • Recognise the risk assessment process for preventing the dangers of asbestos
  • Learn the asbestos risk of various substances
  • Understand the emergency procedures to implement in case of emergency
  • Gain awareness of key legislation regarding asbestos

Course Content

This online UKATA Asbestos Awareness course contains the following modules:

Module 1: Types & Properties of Asbestos

  • What is Asbestos
  • The History of Asbestos
  • Types of Asbestos

Module 2: Uses of Asbestos & Likely Locations of ACMs

  • Uses of Asbestos
  • Where you might find Asbestos

Module 3: The Risks of Asbestos, Entry Routes into the Body & Health Effects

  • How Asbestos Affects Your Health
  • Risks of Asbestos Fibre Release
  • Who is at Risk?

Module 4: Asbestos Legislation

  • Asbestos Related Legislation
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Asbestos Surveys

Module 5: Emergency Procedures & Protective Equipment

  • Pre-Work Assessment
  • Emergency Procedures


At the end of the online UKATA Asbestos Awareness course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice
  • A score of 100% is required to pass the test.


The downloadable printable certificate is approved by UKATA and will be issued instantly on course completion.

The UKATA Asbestos Awareness training certificate includes the trainee’s name, company name, course name, date of completion, expiry date and the name of the approval body.

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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.

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

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.

  • Learning management system that delivers training on laptop, PC or mobile app
  • Automatically track all learning via online competency matrix
  • Combine all records in one place – upload offline certificates
  • Share training records via QR code training passport

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Human Focus is a global leader in skilled behaviour change in the workplace.

We assist clients in achieving world-class business performance by helping to build skills and change habits that keep workers safer, healthier and more productive.

We were founded in 1992 and have grown over our 30 years of service to form close working partnerships with leading health and safety organisations, insurance companies and trade associations.

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