ALS-Envex Asbestos Awareness for school maintenance and technical staff

Course Title:

Asbestos Awareness for school maintenance and technical staff

Course Reference:


In-house or public:


Accrediting organisation:  

Certificated by ALS



Asbestos Awareness training is required to be given to employees whose work could expose them to asbestos i.e. where it is foreseeable that their work will disturb the fabric of a building and ACMs may become exposed. This course complies with the requirements of the new ACOP.

Suitable for

Caretakers, Maintenance staff, IT staff, Premises/Facilities Managers and Grounds Maintenance staff. Also useful for any nominated Responsible Person/Duty Holder.

Learning Objectives

Successful completion of training programme, the delegate will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of asbestos and their properties
  • Identify the health risks associated with asbestos for pupils and staff
  • Identify where asbestos is commonly found in schools
  • Understand how to work safely
  • Dealing with suspect materials
  • Dealing with potential emergencies

Exam Format

No assessment required although delegates can be given a short multiple choice test paper.

Programme Outline

  • What is asbestos & how it can be identified
  • Health risks of exposures
  • Typical examples of where it is found in schools
  • Basic introduction to legal requirements
  • Duty of care & safe working
  • Emergency procedures & dealing with suspect materials
  • Questions and answers session


Introductory / Refresher


At the client’s premises or an agreed off-site location (subject to agreed costs)

Course dates:

Please phone +44(0) 1375 673279 for dates. In-house courses: delivered at your school. Date specified by you.


Standard course is half-day. Bespoke courses can be made full day


Price on application. Discounts available for SafetyMark Accredited schools.Maximum of 8 delegates.

For more details on this course please call us or email > enquiries

AS02 Asbestos Awareness for school maintenance and technical staff

Adamson’s Laboratory Services Limited (ALS-Envex)
The Old Church,
31 Rochester Rd.,
Kent ME20 7PR
Tel: +44(0)1622 717700
ALS-Envex is a wholly owned subsidiary company of PHSC PLC
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