South West Assessment and Training

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Asbestos Awareness


Asbestos poses a serious threat to health. It is estimated that up to 500,000 non-domestic buildings in the UK contain some form of asbestos and up to 4,000 people die each year as a result of asbestos exposure. This figure is set to increase.

PLEASE NOTE: This course can be undertaken 'on-site' at the delegates' premises. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or for further details.

Course objectives/key benefits

Helps operatives and those responsible for Health and Safety have an understanding and appreciation of the legal and practical requirements to protect themselves, their employees and visitors from the risks associated with asbestos.

Who is the course aimed at?

Those with a direct or indirect responsibility for the management of, or whom are likely to work with asbestos in the workplace.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

There are no entry or pre-requisite requirements to undertake this course

Course content

Course duration

Half a day

Training Method

Classroom based


Although there is no formal assessment course delegates are required to complete a question paper related to asbestos at the end of the course.

Course Outcome/Qualification

SWAAT Certificate in Asbestos Awareness

PLEASE NOTE: It is possible for successful candidates to receive certification from a nationally-recognised Awarding Body (Cert-ain). Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or at for further information


Materials Required

Candidates will be provided with a training pack.


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South West Assessment and Training, 1 Quimperle Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3US. TEL: 01579 348544. Email:

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