Asbestos Removal Course

Introduction to Asbestos Removal Courses

There are many Asbestos Removal Courses available in the UK and you are sure to find what you are looking for.  These courses teach you the many basics that are required by law and each teaching college has their own way of providing that service.  Legislation, health hazards and safety precautions are just some of the facets included in these courses.  Whilst Asbestos Removal Courses differ in price/ location and deliverance of their services, they all have core principles which they teach:

Things Students Learn:

  • Types, uses and risks of asbestos-containing materials.
  • Health hazards of asbestos.
  • Legislation.
  • Discussing origins of asbestos and where it is found.
  • Outlining health hazards caused by asbestos and the way it affects and enters the body.
  • Identify the locations/ products where asbestos containing materials are likely to be found.
  • Outline the basic worker’s duties in relation to asbestos.
  • Contrast the difference between licensed removal of asbestos and non licensed work with asbestos.
  • Identify correct control measures for non licensed work with asbestos.

Different Training Colleges:

  • The aaa-training co. ltd. offers a three day course with dates and locations available: ring them on 01787 313 137.  They are also available for group training on your own premises.  The course includes Modules 1-27 and complies with all of the classroom and practical training requirements of Chapter 4 of HSG 247 – ‘Asbestos: The Licensed contractors’ guide.  Training certificates and training identity/ record cards are issued to those who satisfactorily complete the course.

  • The encompassed – Health and Safety Training is a one day course.  This training course is £890 for 12 delegates (delivered in one day).  Face-fit testing is now also a key requirement and is available at a competitive price of £30pp.  Their number is 0845 050 8750.

  • Bradley Environmental offers Asbestos Removal Courses and holds three day classes at Nechells in the West Midlands.  You can contact them on 0121 550 0224 for dates and times.  Their price is £295 + VAT.

  • The UKATA Accredited Asbestos Removal Course is designed for those to begin work with no previous training.  You can get in touch with them for more details on 01246 824 437.  Their course complies with the new Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 and all HSE guidance as outlined in chapter 4 of HSG247.  Through training, this will provide all a new worker needs as it includes a mix of both theoretical and practical elements.  Modules are set and have to have an overall pass rate of 80%.

  • Develop Training Limited offer Asbestos Removal Courses at York (North Yorkshire).  You can contact them for dates and times.  It costs £80 + VAT.  These courses enable the worker to recognise the risks involved and to act accordingly.  It also involves the law and legislation relating to the control of asbestos in the exposed environment.  Check out their website for contact details.

  • The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust offer an Inhouse Asbestos Removal Course which lasts five days.  Price is on request.  One of the core objectives is thorough knowledge of the safe identification and protocols to adhere to for the safe removal of asbestos.