Asbestos 'The Duty to Manage' - Duty Holders & Appointed Persons Training

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UKATA Professional Membership Logo This course provides an overview of managing asbestos containing materials in buildings. This training course gives duty holders and appointed persons an introduction and basic understanding of their legal responsibilities under the control of asbestos regulations. It includes asbestos management plans, action plans, assessing risk and ongoing management of asbestos risk.

Who are these courses aimed at?

These courses are aimed at giving the required introductory knowledge to help duty holders and appointed persons to comply with their responsibilities under current regulations.

Generally this course is utilised by those who are given the task of being an appointed person or duty holder. This is generally a site manager or senior facilities or maintenance manager. However the course is a suitable introduction for anyone who may have involvement in managing asbestos within a building or multiple buildings.

How long is the training valid for?

asbestos awareness training room In accordance with approved codes of practice this training should be refreshed as a minimum every 12 months. This is to ensure candidates are kept up to date with any legislative changes or requirements. It also acts to keep knowledge fresh.

How long are the courses?

There are three courses available:

Course 1

This is Initial training with no previous UKATA asbestos awareness training undertaken. The expected duration for this training will be 1 day or a minimum of 6 hours tutor/learning time. This training must include the asbestos awareness element.

Course 2

This is the second course available. It is only available to those that can prove they have undertaken UKATA certified asbestos awareness training in the last 6 months. The expected duration for this training will be ½ day or 3 hours.

Course 3

This is the refresher course. It is only available to those that have successfully completed course 1 or 2 in the last 12 months. The expected duration for the refresher training will be determined by the training provider carrying out a training needs analysis and should be no less than 3 hours of tutor time.

What does the course teach you?

The course teaches and introduces you to the legal responsibilities and requirements of being a duty holder or appointed person.

The course includes understanding asbestos management plans, action plans, risk assessments, surveys and general asbestos management.

Course Syllabus (Theory Modules)

  • Asbestos awareness training (in accordance with UKATA document A0022
  • Regulation 4 – Duty to Manage Asbestos in Non-Domestic Premises
  • Asbestos Surveying
  • Asbestos Survey Report
  • The Asbestos Management Plan
  • Defining Work which is Non-Licensable and Licensable (inc NNLW)

Course Content (Theory Elements)

1. Asbestos awareness training (in accordance with UKATA document A0022)

2. Regulation 4 – Duty to Manage Asbestos in Non-Domestic Premises – This module should cover an overview of the requirements of the duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises as detailed in CAR 2012, Regulation 4, Paragraphs 81 – 147. It should cover:

  • Where the duty to manage applies, types of premise, rooms, common parts etc;
  • Identifying the duty holder, how this is determined, who is likely to be determined as the duty holder, the extent of their duty based on their degree of responsibility;
  • Cooperation with the duty holder and delegating tasks;
  • What the duty holder has to do, including assessing, recording, managing and removing or repairing asbestos;

3. Asbestos Surveying HSG 264 – This module should cover the different types of surveys and when these would be required. It should also explain the two types of surveys known as Management Surveys and Refurbishment & Demolition Surveys. A brief summary of how the survey in undertaken, sampling, analysis and the requirements on the duty holder to provide access to areas and their responsibilities to ensure their responsibilities are met under the Health and Safety at Work Act Etc. 1974, with particular reference to Section 3 and 4. This module should also demonstrate to the delegate an overview of the material and priority assessments used to assess the ACM’s.

4. Survey Report – This module should overview the survey report and what to expect and how to understand the report provided with particular reference to conclusions and actions recommended by the surveyor. Example survey reports should be shown with particular reference to the layout and information contained within the survey report.

5. The Management Plan– This module should detail in sufficient detail the contents of an asbestos management plan and how it should be used in the workplace.

6. Defining work with ACMs that are Non-Licensable and Licensable (inc NNLW)– This module should cover the requirements laid down in CAR 2012, Regulation 8 & 9 with reference to paragraphs 213 to 224. It should describe type of ACMs and situations that are notifiable and require the use of an asbestos licensed contractor and those that are notifiable non-licensed work. This will assist the delegates in choosing the correct contractor.

What does the training cost?

Asbestos ‘The Duty to Manage ‘ Training From £100 + Vat per person (dependent upon requirements)

Asbestos ‘The Duty to Manage’ Refresher Training From £70 + Vat per person (dependent upon requirements)Save

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