ALS-Envex Introduction to the Management of Asbestos in Schools

Course Title:

Introduction to the Management of Asbestos in Schools

Course Reference:


In-house or public:


Accrediting organisation:  

Certificated by ALS



To provide candidates with an introduction to the knowledge and skills required to manage asbestos in schools.

Suitable for

The principle Duty Holders e.g. head teachers, the senior leadership team, the School Responsible person; the person or persons in charge of the site asbestos register; any staff member who may be involved in procuring or managing external contractors. Governors may also find this course useful.It is recommended that candidates sit AS02 before this course – but this is not compulsory – this course focuses more on management issues.

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 your school

Course dates:

Please phone +44(0) 1375 673279 for dates. These are in-house courses with the 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

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AS04 Introduction to the Management of Asbestos in Schools

Adamson’s Laboratory Services Limited (ALS-Envex)
The Old Church,
31 Rochester Rd.,
Kent ME20 7PR
Tel: +44(0)1622 717700
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