Asbestos Awareness

The Asbestos Awareness course provides participants with an understanding of the risks and hazards associated with asbestos and the principles of an asbestos management program. Participants will learn about the health effects of asbestos, use of personal protective equipment, as well as asbestos regulation and management.

Duration: 2 hours

Who should attend

This Asbestos Awareness course is suitable for workers in all industries, including local council employees.

Course delivery and assessment

The Asbestos Awareness course is delivered within a face-to-face classroom environment and includes interactive theory sessions. Participants will be required to complete a written assessment. On successful completion of the course and assessment, participants will be issued with a Statement of Completion.

Course content

  • What is asbestos
  • Uses of asbestos
  • Health effects of asbestos
  • Risks associated with asbestos
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Legislation and definitions
  • National/state codes and guidance notes relating to asbestos
  • Management of asbestos products


  • Course materials
  • Statement of Completion