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Asbestos Awareness Train the Trainer

£795.00 +VAT

Inclusive of City & Guilds Registration and certification. All course materials.

Asbestos Awareness Train the Trainer Course

Cost  :  £795.00 + vat         Location  :  Northampton

Course Overview


This course is aimed at those in the construction industry and maintenance trades and will provide a knowledge and understanding of the risks associated with asbestos exposure as well as the different types of asbestos and the locations you are likely to come across it within the workplace.


Since November 2006, the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 state that it is a duty of employers to provide appropriate training for all workers that may be exposed to asbestos, including those that supervise anyone likely to be exposed to asbestos. It is vital that anyone involved in alterations to buildings constructed before 2000 received the appropriate asbestos awareness training. Even small drilling and sanding jobs can result in asbestos being released.  This will ensure that the correct precautions can be taken, reducing the risk of exposure whilst also meeting the legal obligations of protecting yourself and your workforce.


There are no prerequisites to attend this training. This course is suitable for beginners, up to experienced practitioners. We incorporate all levels of experience within the training.


Please contact us for training dates


​This asbestos awareness trainer course is suitable for training employees in industries such as, but not limited to:


  • General Maintenance Staff.
  • Electricians, Plumbers & Gas Fitters.
  • Painters & Decorators.
  • Construction & Demolition Workers.
  • Joiners, carpenters and Plasterers.
  • Computing & Telecommunications Engineers.
  • Heating & Ventilation Engineers.
  • Roofers and Small Builders.
  • Scaffolders, Data Engineers, Alarm Installers

    Course Dates

    Course dates shown are subject to change, unless you have already booked.

    Face to face

    Held at our training centre in Northampton. To bring this training to your location, contact us

Course Detail

Course Aim:

To enable the attendee to train and issue in-house certificates to their own trainees at operative level to ensure workers are aware of asbestos health effects, locations and to provide your workforce with the necessary knowledge in regards to asbestos awareness when working in or around properties which may contain asbestos materials. 



The attendee will receive a City & Guilds Profile of Achievement Award & National Training Services Instructor Certification valid for 3 years. After which a 1 day Refresher Course  is recommended.



Our open courses are held at our training center Unit 1, Adams House, Northampton Science Park, Kings Park Road, Moulton Park Industrial Estate, Northampton, NN3 6LG.

We can also bring our training to you for groups of 3 or more, Nationwide. Contact us for a free of charge quotation.


Course materials received after attending:

You will receive everything you need to the deliver training as soon as you leave the course including the PowerPoint presentation, step by step course delivery guide, handouts, trainer’s manual, practical and theory assessment guidance plus free post course support from us.


Suitable For:

Persons with the responsibility for training operatives. There are no prerequisites to attending this course and there is no need to worry if you have not trained before. We are here to support you no matter what level you are at as this course is designed to encompass all levels of trainer.

All delegates must attend the full 2 days of the course.


Length Of Course: 

Two days.


Areas Covered:

  • Awareness of the key aspects of the asbestos regulations and how they fit into the broader context of Health and Safety legislation.
  • What is asbestos?
  • Types of asbestos
  • Uses and likely occurrences of asbestos in buildings and items of plant.
  • The health effects of asbestos exposure

Learning Outcome:  

By the end of the course, the participant will be able to display an understanding of:

  • Where to obtain information on asbestos in premises prior to work.
  • Appropriate workplace precautions.
  • What to do if suspicious materials are found.
  • Planning and managing a fit test program.
  • Structuring and delivering the training.
  • Assessing Trainees.


£795 + VAT per person inclusive of:

  • City & Guilds Registration and certification

  • All course materials

  • Unique trainer’s pack with all the materials you need to deliver the training

Is This Course Approved by City and Guilds?  



Assessment Criteria:  

There is a short written paper and the trainees will be assessed on the practical element. The training involves candidate participation with the emphasis on the practical element of the training. On day two the candidate will carry out a practical training session on which they will be assessed. Any problems with the afore mentioned assessment criteria, please discuss this with us. 


City and Guilds Profile of Achievement:  

The candidate will complete a pre-course questionnaire, a mid-course interview and a post-course professional discussion to fulfil the requirements of the City and Guilds Profile of Achievement criteria.

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