Asbestos Awareness Plus
Similar to the Asbestos Awareness course, Asbestos Awareness plus course is aimed at
providing the essential skills needed to anyone likely to disturb asbestos containing materials
(ACM). This course fully covers Asbestos Awareness and in addition covers some basics on
handling up to 10m2 of class b materials. The course also covers some decontamination
measures, requirements and use of PPE and RPE.
They need to take this awareness course to understand the risks associated with asbestos so
that they can take the proper measures in the event of contact with ACMs.
Who Should Take This Course?
All workers who are likely to disturb asbestos containing materials during their normal work
should be trained so that they can work safely. This Asbestos Awareness plus course is suitable
for anyone who may be exposed to asbestos as part of their work so that they fully understand
the dangers and minimize airborne fibers during the removal of small amounts of bonded
asbestos products. This includes, but is not limited to, professions such as:
Heating and ventilation engineers
Carpenters, joiners and construction workers
Painters, decorators and plasterers
Fire and burglar alarm installers
Computer installers and telecommunications engineers
General maintenance staff
Cable layers and electricians
Note that any workers who plan to carry out work which will knowingly disturb asbestos require a
higher level of training, (Class A or Class B).
Asbestos Awareness + covers some basics on handling up to 10m2 of class b materials.
Some trades can work with up to 10m2 of bonded with the awareness plus training. The
course also covers some decontamination measures, requirements and use of PPE and
By the end of the course you will learn to:
Identify and describe the different types of asbestos
Identify likely asbestos containing materials (ACMs) and products
Appropriately and accurately report the presence of ACMs to relevant state stakeholders
Relate safe work methods to ACMs
Identify and control asbestos related hazards
Describe the health risks, effects and preventative measures associated with asbestos
Apply effective understanding of relevant legislation and duty of care
Identify asbestos control, maintenance and emergency procedures
Personal protection (RPE & PPE)
Basics on handling up to 10m2 of class b materials
Basic decontamination procedures