Tersus provides up to the minute asbestos awareness training in accordance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

UKATA approved Category A Asbestos Awareness Training courses and training for Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal/handling operatives (including Notifiable Non Licensed Works) can be arranged at your premises, at one of our group’s purpose made Training Centres or you can attend one of our scheduled Open courses are key locations around the country.

Tersus Training Services also offer two BOHS accredited asbestos courses, these are:

BOHS P402 – Asbestos Surveying
BOHS P405 – Management of Asbestos in Buildings

Training can be tailored to suit your requirements within the framework of the Regulations.

To find out more about what asbestos courses we have to offer, simply navigate through the below brochure.

BOHS P402 Asbestos Surveying

Large amounts of ACM’s have been used for a range of construction purposes in the past up until 1999 when the use of asbestos was banned. The extensive use of Asbestos in the past means that there are still ACM’s in buildings today. Some materials, if not disturbed present no risk, however, if the materials are disturbed or are likely to be disturbed in the future, the fibres will be breathed in and can cause serious illness such as lung diseases and cancers.

Due to the risk that disturbed Asbestos fibres can cause to the public, this 3-day course will educate the delegates on the risks attached with ACM’s, how to ensure they are managed correctly and practical planning and undertaking of asbestos surveys in buildings of various types. The course will also touch on asbestos sampling methods for a variety if asbestos containing materials.

The BOHS accredited P402 course is designed for anyone who wishes to take samples of ACM’s from any premises. Therefore, this course will cover everything from awareness of different ACM’s, how to avoid disturbance of the materials and how to effectively and safely take samples for analysis.

  • Introduction to Asbestos surveying and sampling
  • Types of Asbestos Containing Materials and their properties
  • Legislative requirements – Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 & CAR 2012
  • Emergency procedures
  • Survey types and how to carry them out depending on the ACM’s
  • Bulk sampling procedures and strategies
  • Written Exam & Practical Assessment

This course is designed for professionals who are in control of the surveying and sampling of ACM’s, also, the BOHS P402 is the industry preferred qualification for individuals looking to become an Asbestos Surveyor.

To undertake this course, the delegate is not required to hold any prior asbestos related qualifications. However, it is advised that delegates become aware of the contents of HSG 264 Asbestos: The Survey Guide. Prior to course commencement a copy of our course preparation materials will be issued and need to be studied by all delegates All successful delegates will receive a BOHS P402 Certificate. Following successful completion, it will be the responsibility of delegates to secure some work alongside an experienced surveyor to become a fully competent asbestos surveyor. To book onto this course, please either book below online or contact us on 01642 680497.

Price – £525 + VAT

Exam Price £160

Total Price (inc VAT) – £790 

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BOHS P405 Management of Asbestos in Buildings

Due to laws changing in 1999, all Asbestos importation, supply and use is banned in the UK. But for buildings that were built before 1999, that still contain Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s), if any work is needed to be done, and there is a risk the asbestos fibres will be disturbed, steps need to be taken and the ACM’s need to be managed effectively and safely.

Due to the risk that disturbed Asbestos fibres can cause, this 4-day course is designed to teach the delegates about the risks attached with ACM’s and overall how to ensure they are managed correctly using the correct tools. The course will also touch on how to overcome the issues presented with ACM’s using practical cases.

The BOHS accredited P405 course is designed to provide delegates with practical and theoretical knowledge and skills that will enable them to manage asbestos in buildings, as well as providing them with a basic understanding of asbestos removal procedures. The topics that will be covered are:

  • Introduction to Asbestos and its natural state
  • Types of Asbestos Containing Materials and their properties
  • Legislative requirements
  • Management of Asbestos in Buildings
  • How to incorporate risk assessments and make remedial recommendations to their clients
  • Role of Laboratory/Analysts
  • Practical work
  • Written Theory Exam; Written Practical Exam

This course is designed for management professionals who are responsible of all management related to the ACM’s. An example of a professional that would attend this course would be buildings manager, site manager, asbestos manager etc.

To undertake this course, the delegate is expected to be aware of the contents of The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. All delegates will receive a copy of our course preparation materials prior to course commencement. All successful delegates will receive a BOHS P405 Certificate. To book onto this course, please see our course schedule online or contact us on 01642 680497.

Price – £615 + VAT

Exam Price – £160

Total Price (inc VAT) – £898

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UKATA Approved Working With Non-Licensed Asbestos Refresher

When undertaking works on non-licensable Asbestos products training certificates are valid for a maximum duration of 12 months, in order to remain compliant with CAR2012 you will need to ensure that all staff that are undertaking non-licensed asbestos works have a valid, in-date training certificate.

This UKATA approved asbestos refresher training course is designed for delegates that have undertaken their UKATA Approved working with non-licensed asbestos training within the last 12 months are hoping to renew their training.

The refresher training course is delivered around the knowledge that delegates have and the tasks that they undertake in their daily activities. Anyone wishing to undertake this training course must have the relevant prior knowledge from their previous non-licensed asbestos training to build upon.

Course Content

The refresher course contents entails

  • Operations and preventative controls
  • Control limit/air monitoring
  • The non-licensed work with asbestos process
  • Record keeping
  • RPE and PPE
  • Decontamination procedures

Course Duration

½ Day

To reserve your places please call us on 01642 680497 or email your requirements to our team at: TrainingAdmin@tersusgroup.co.uk

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Asbestos Awareness (UKATA Cat. A)

Those who work on buildings built before the year 2000 need asbestos awareness training so that they know how to avoid the risks of exposure of Asbestos Containing Materials. The asbestos awareness training should be given to employees whose work could foreseeably disturb the fabric of a building.

E-learning Asbestos Awareness (UKATA CAT A)

Those who work on buildings built before the year 2000 need asbestos awareness training so that they know how to avoid the risks of exposure of Asbestos Containing Materials. The asbestos awareness training should be given to employees whose work could foreseeably disturb the fabric of a building.

Workers who are in the refurbishment, maintenance, and allied trades need to take this course due to the high likelihood of being exposed to ACMs during their works. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Demolition workers
  • Construction workers
  • General maintenance staff
  • Electricians
  • Plumbers
  • Gas fitters
  • Painters and decorators
  • Joiners
  • Shop fitters
  • Plasterers
  • Roofers
  • Heating and ventilation engineers
  • Telecommunication engineers
  • Computer and data installers
  • Fire and burglar alarm installers
  • Architects, building surveyors and other such professionals

Asbestos awareness will not prepare employees or self-employed contractors to carry out work with ACMs. Awareness training is only intended to help employees avoid carrying out work that will disturb asbestos or ACMs.

Aims of asbestos awareness course

  • Properties of asbestos
  • Health effects and smoking
  • Common Products
  • Asbestos Facts
  • Asbestos Regulations
  • Additional Legislation
  • The use of asbestos surveys

The Asbestos Awareness e-learning course offers relevant and affordable training wherever is most suitable for you.

E-Learning is recognised by HSE as a good learning tool as long as it meets the requirements of Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and Approved Code of Practice L143 ‘Managing and working with asbestos’.

To book your place onto our e-learning Asbestos Awareness course, please contact our admin team on trainingadmin@tersusgroup.co.uk or by phone, on 01642 680497