Asbestos Awareness Course

Duty to Manage Asbestos Course – IATP

Course Name: IATP Asbestos Duty to Manage

Course Duration: Approximately 5 hours

Approved By:

IATP Asbestos Duty to Manage

£150.00 +VAT




Under Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, any organisation responsible for managing Non-Domestic Premises, must appoint a Duty Holder(s) and Appointed Person(s) if there is asbestos in the building. This IATP approved qualification will assist in providing the knowledge these duty holders require. Moreover, this course comes with a free e-checklist, which takes users step-by-step through the asbestos management process, while ensuring it is recorded.

Successful completion of this duty to manage asbestos course will satisfy the “training” requirement under Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. However, these Regulations do not stipulate any specific training qualification for Duty Holders and Appointed Persons, merely that they must be “competent”.

Competency is a mix of knowledge, skills and experience.  On completion of this training course duty holders will require additional knowledge and experience to gain full competency.   For example, experience in the application of the knowledge gained in their day-to-day management tasks.

Successful completion of this Asbestos Duty to Manage course does not qualify anyone to carry out the following:

  • Non-licensed removal of asbestos
  • Licensed removal of asbestos
  • Work with or handling of asbestos containing materials (ACMs)

Asbestos Duty To Manage training is only intended to help employers comply with their duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises.

When was Duty to Manage Asbestos Introduced?

The duty was included in the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulation 2002 and came into force that same year.

The duty to manage asbestos is directed to those who manage non-domestic premises, the people with the responsibility for preventing others who work in such buildings, or use them in other ways, from the danger to ill-health that contact to asbestos results.

Benefits of Asbestos Duty to Manage Online Training

  • Educates duty holders and appointed persons on their role and responsibilities under Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
  • Educates learners about relevant asbestos legislation and guidance
  • Educates learners about the asbestos risk assessment process
  • Teaches how to develop asbestos management plans to reduce the health risks
  • Fully online course
  • Learning time – Approximately 5 hours
  • High quality learning experience – course comprises 2D and 3D animation video
  • Convenient learning- the course can be taken in one go or in chunks.
  • The Human Focus system automatically tracks and bookmarks trainee progress.
  • IATP approved certificate for learners upon successful completion

Asbestos Duty to Manage Course & Duty to Manage e-Checklist

The Asbestos Duty to Manage online course is aimed at those who are Duty Holders or Appointed Persons of non-domestic premises or are responsible for protecting those who work in non-domestic premises. It provides a thorough understanding of legal responsibilities to manage asbestos exposure and the steps necessary to maintain compliance.

The Duty to Manage e-Checklist is an easy-to-use tool to guide responsible persons through process of asbestos management. It is designed to streamline the duty to manage process, while ensuring crucial steps are not missed.


Course Content of Duty to Manage Asbestos Training

This e-Learning course consists of 5 modules. Each section with its list of topics are listed below:

Module 1 – Asbestos Legislation

  • What is asbestos management?
  • Legal structure
  • Health and safety law
  • Asbestos law
  • CDM regulations
  • RIDDOR 2013
  • HWR 2005
  • Other legislation that relates to asbestos
  • HSE asbestos guidance
  • HSE enforcement

Module 2 – Duty to Manage in Non-Domestic Premises

  • Who is the asbestos duty holder?
  • What are the duties?
  • The steps in asbestos management
  • Immediate actions
  • Continuing actions

Module 3 – Asbestos Surveys

  • Asbestos surveys
  • What is a management survey?
  • Survey pre-planning
  • How to do a management survey
  • Refurbishment and demolishment surveys
  • Survey results
  • Creating a survey report
  • Restrictions and caveats

Module 4 – Asbestos Risk Assessment

  • Asbestos risk assessment
  • Material assessments
  • Priority assessments
  • Documenting risk assessments
  • Asbestos risk control measures

Module 5 – Managing Asbestos in Non-Domestic Premises

  • Creating a management plan
  • What needs to be included?
  • Documenting control measures
  • Managing work and personnel
  • Monitoring
  • Incidents
  • Errors and solutions

Who Should Take Duty to Manage Asbestos Course?

This course is designed for the asbestos Duty Holders and Appointed Persons who manage non-domestic premises.  These duty holders are responsible for protecting anyone who works, or uses such premises, from the potential risks of exposure to asbestos.

Organisational Benefits of Asbestos Duty to Manage e-Learning Course

  • Help meet compliance with Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
  • Cut training costs – No travel, or inconvenient loss of personnel
  • Improve safety culture within the organisation
  • Provides cost – Effective eLearning- discounts are available for volume purchases
  • IATP approved certificate for trainees upon successful completion of course

Product Details

Study length Approximately 5 hours
Approval bodyIATP approved
Target audienceAsbestos duty holders - awareness
FormatFive interactive modules with an end of course test
AssessmentOnline multiple-choice test
CertificationOnline certificate issued immediately on course completion

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