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A Guide to the UKATA Asbestos Awareness eLearning

The UKATA (United Kingdom Asbestos Training Association) plays a pivotal role in keeping individuals informed and educated with the best advice and tips to manage asbestos.

Staying informed about hazardous materials like asbestos is paramount in the construction industry.

You can access the UKATA Asbestos Awareness course at your fingertips with our Asbestos Awareness eLearning course.

Let’s explore the ins and outs of this essential training and answer some questions you may have along the way…

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What does UKATA stand for?

UKATA stands for the United Kingdom Asbestos Training Association.

UKATA is a leading organisation dedicated to providing high-quality asbestos training and ensuring that individuals and organisations comply with legal requirements in managing asbestos-related risks. They have been setting standards for asbestos training and promoting better health and safety practices nationwide.

 

Can I do an Asbestos Awareness Course online?

Yes, the UKATA Asbestos Awareness eLearning course is designed to be completed online.

Having an option to complete the Asbestos Awareness Course as an eLearning, allows a lot more flexibility. This allows participants to access the course from anywhere with an internet connection, providing a convenient and efficient way to undergo asbestos awareness training. Because eLearning is flexible, it takes away any pressure to take time away from work and other commitments.

You can also complete the eLearning at your own pace so you can take time to absorb all the information the course offers.

Learn more about what courses we offer with our Health and Safety eLearning.

 

How many modules are in the Asbestos Awareness eLearning?

To cover all of the topics to become qualified the Asbestos Awareness eLearning breaks the course into manageable modules.

Module 1 contains an outline of the course. The first module discusses topics such as types of asbestos, the impact asbestos exposure has on health and asbestos epidemiology and statistics.

The next module, module 2 is a knowledge section. This contains further information on where asbestos is found, the types of asbestos-containing materials and the main reasons for the use of asbestos.

Once you have basic knowledge of asbestos module 3 teaches you how to:

  • Describe the risks associated with asbestos
  • Demonstrate how to find the presence of asbestos
  • Explain the general emergency arrangements if you discover or disturb asbestos or ACM’s during works

The last module is all about legislation. This will help you to understand where asbestos legislation fits into the wider context of health and safety legislation.

The eLearning has interactive quizzes and images that make the course engaging throughout. This makes information easier to remember and understand.

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Do you get a certificate after completing the UKATA eLearning?

Yes, upon successful completion of the UKATA Asbestos Awareness eLearning course, delegates receive a recognised certification.

This certificate serves as evidence that the individual has acquired the necessary knowledge and skills to identify and manage asbestos-related risks.

Employers value this certification as it serves as proof of compliance with legal obligations and it demonstrates the delegates’ commitment to health and safety when working with asbestos.

 

How much is an asbestos awareness eLearning course?

The cost of the UKATA Asbestos Awareness eLearning course can vary based on the training provider.

The UKATA eLearning Asbestos Awareness eLearning course 3B Training offer is at the cost of £25 +VAT per licence.

If you want to buy more than one licence we have introduced our tiered pricing system so that you can buy your licences in bulk at a reduced rate.

Read our article about Tiered eLearning Prices to see how you can save on your eLearning licences.

 

Overall, the UKATA eLearning course is a well-respected course in the construction and housing industry. Taking this course as an eLearning course grants you an accessible online format, comprehensive content and a recognised certification.

The knowledge from the course empowers individuals and organisations to navigate the complexities of asbestos management with confidence, ultimately contributing to safer and healthier workplaces.

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