Course Description

Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers

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Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers


Asbestos was a material that was commonly used in years gone by in building and construction. By the year 2000, it was recognised to be dangerous. However, people who still work in the construction industry are frequently exposed to this material. Many of whom end up getting sick and die. If you want to further your understanding of asbestos and how to use it in your line of work safely, Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers will teach you the risks of working with asbestos and the precautionary measures you can take to prevent getting sick from it. It is important to note the Control of Asbestos Regulation (CAR) states that any individual who directly works with asbestos or is exposed to it in some way is provided with adequate information, training and clear instructions.

Key modules are explored in this course that provides you an understanding of how to take the steps to reduce the risks when working with asbestos, discuss legislation and learn the role and responsibilities for the management and upkeep of buildings. This is a course specifically aimed at architects and designers who work on buildings that regularly use asbestos.

Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers features practical advice and guidance on the importance of raising awareness in individuals who work in locations that still use asbestos and learn to stay safe. You will understand the dangers of asbestos and take practical steps to minimise the risk of exposure. This is a RoSPA & IATP certified course will demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate across the building and construction industries.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn to recognise materials containing asbestos
  • Minimise the risks of working with asbestos
  • Understand the legislation that is applied to working with asbestos
  • Gain the information you need to avoid work that may disturb asbestos

Course Curriculum Total Units : 0
1: Properties and Risks of Asbestos Exposure
2: Different Types of Asbestos
3: Avoiding the Risks from Asbestos
4: An Outline of Asbestos Legislation
5: Content for Architects and Designers

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Designers
  • Anyone who comes in contact with asbestos in their work

Method of Assessment

In order to qualify in the course ‘Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers’ successfully, learners will take an online test with each module being rounded off with multiple-choice questions. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded multiple Certificates for ‘Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers’ by RoSPA & IATP.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Bodies


The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is a highly recognised vocational qualification for learners and employers who want to improve the competence of the workforce and ensure greater credibility for the organisation. The qualification is regulated and customised to meet the needs of the learner and employer.


The Independent Asbestos Training Providers (IATP) is a UK-based training organisation that supports the development of individuals in the construction industry. IATP has become a trailblazer to equip learners with the skills and expertise to compete for better jobs and develop rewarding careers.


College Name 1 Training
Course Category Business
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 19
Course Duration Guided Learning Hours 14
Entry Requirements • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy • A sound educational background is recommended
Career Path • Building Architect – £65,000 (Approximately) • Building Designer – £63,000 (Approximately)
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