UKATA Asbestos Awareness for Groundworkers

UKATA Asbestos Awareness for Groundworkers Stoke, Staffordshire

Information, instruction and training for asbestos awareness is intended to give workers and supervisors the information they need to avoid work that may disturb asbestos during any normal work which could disturb the fabric of a building, or other item which might contain asbestos.


To raise awareness and develop an employee’s knowledge about the risks and hazards posed by asbestos containing materials.

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This UKATA course that we are offering for sale, is sold under license from IASS Ltd who is the UKATA approved Professional Member 132 and this company Acadame Ltd are not a UKATA Professional Member for this classification of training Asbestos Awareness

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Who should do this course

Asbestos awareness training should be given to any persons who may encounter asbestos containing materials during their day to day work activities whilst undertaking ground work activities. In particular, it should be given to site investigation engineers, utilities installation and maintenance engineers, ground work operatives, including ground drilling and manual excavations, fencing installation, on site remediation and waste disposal, or any other persons likely to disturb asbestos containing materials as defined in CAR 2012 and JIWG CAR-SOIL 2016.


How someone is measured

Attainment of the learning outcome for the UKATA Asbestos Awareness qualification will assessed by a multiple choice examination consisting of at least 15 questions under exam conditions.


How long the course takes

The classroom course is held over half a day (typically approx. 4 hours).

What’s covered in the UKATA Asbestos Awareness for Groundworkers course


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  • An introduction to asbestos; history, types, uses
  • Asbestos in Soils Origins including free fibre contamination
  • Legislation and safe working practices
  • Overview of the health effects
  • Inadvertent identification of hidden ACM’s, short term remediation, isolation and emergency procedures
  • How to avoid the risk from asbestos
  • Multiple choice exam

How long does this UKATA Asbestos Awareness for Groundworkers course take to complete?

The classroom or virtual course is held over typically about 4 hours

Will I be issued with a certificate upon successful UKATA Asbestos Awareness for Groundworkers completion?

Yes. On successful completion the learner will receive an accredited certificate. The certificate will be forwarded at a later date. A proof of pass can be immediately provided if required though.

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