Asbestos Awareness Training Courses

Asbestos AwarenessGully Howard Technical offer a range of Asbestos Awareness Training courses to suit all client requirements. These courses run throughout the year at our training venue in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

We also offer these courses available on request, within the UK and abroad. Please contact us to discuss your requirements: 023 9272 8040 /


Asbestos Awareness Training Course

This half-day course provides basic knowledge of asbestos types, properties and uses, as well as risks to health. It also provides general guidance on management and work procedures necessary to minimise exposure to any identified asbestos.

This course is targeted for those workers who may come into contact with asbestos containing materials in the course of their work, e.g. Electricians, plumbers, builders.

Course content includes:

  • Properties, uses and risk to health
  • Use of asbestos in the construction industry
  • Risk to exposure and methods for controlling that risk
  • Legislation

Want more than awareness? We also offer asbestos proficiency modules, the W504 and Task Manual Training (below).


Task Manual Training

This half-day training course covers all the content of the asbestos awareness course, but in addition provides knowledge of work planning, procedures and PPE. It also provides guidance on legislation and involves practical training for some non-licensed asbestos works in accordance with Asbestos Essentials Task Manual.

This course is targeted for those workers who intend to undertake non-licensed asbestos removal works.

Course content includes:

  • Asbestos awareness (revision)
  • Work planning
  • Work procedures
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Relevant legislation
  • Practical training

Practical sessions cover:

  • Respiratory protective equipment
  • Protective clothing
  • Dust suppression techniques
  • Specific tasks from ‘Asbestos Essentials’


Asbestos Awareness & Task Manual Training (Combined)

This 1-day course is an amalgamation of the above two 1/2 day courses. Available on request, please contact us for more information.

For the full list of asbestos training we offer please visit the Asbestos Courses main page.

Course Bookings:

Contact us for bookings and further details: 023 9272 8040 /

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