Asbestos Awareness

The course is designed for persons who undertake construction activities and need an understanding of the possible location of asbestos based products & what action to take in the event of discovery.

Course information

Key learnings


  • The History of Asbestos
  • Health Hazards
  • Legislation, Regs 2012
  • Recognition of Asbestos and Asbestos based materials
  • Where Asbestos may be found
  • Actions to be taken
  • Personal Protective Equipment & Respiratory Protective Equipment


To provide candidates with the skills to identify the possible location of asbestos, together with knowledge of the relevant legislation applicable.

Additional information

Training Method

Tutorials and continuous assessment, current DVD.

Maximum Number of Candidates

The maximum number of candidates for this course is 12.


This course can be carried out at your place of business or a venue of choice providing all necessary facilities and equipment are available.

Equipment required (when carrying out training on site)

Classroom area with electricity supply and enough tables and chairs to seat all candidates comfortably and allow our instructor to set up his training equipment.

Course duration

Half Day Course

Course dates

On Demand

Course type

In person

Course provider

Safety Scotland Ltd

Approved Training Provider

Register your interest

Asbestos Awareness