Why Choose MBO Safety Services?

  • Our pass rates are in excess of 90%
  • Delivered by Instructors who are Chartered members of IOSH
  • Quality Assurance, course content very thorough and engaging, various teaching techniques used to deliver key points.
  • Excellent training venues with complementary refreshments
  • Course can be delivered at your premises for group bookings



Course Cost

£55.00 + VAT
Includes course material and assessment.


Minimum of 6 delegates maximum of 12 delegates.

This course is designed for anyone who may encounter asbestos containing materials in the course of their work. This includes builders, electricians, fitters, joiners, plumbers and many more trades.


This course has been approved as general awareness level training by the United Kingdom Asbestos Training Association (UKATA). This level is suitable for those who have no intention of removing asbestos but work on buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000 where asbestos could be present.

The course includes a written assessment with the successful delegate receiving a UKATA certificate. We recommend that this course is renewed annually.

Please check link for Accreditation…http://www.ukata.org.uk/members/awareness/mbo-safety-services-ltd

Course duration

4 hours


• Introduction – an overview of the course and discussion of attendees’ current level of knowledge.
• What is asbestos? – the different types of asbestos and their properties.
• Where can it be found? – the various uses of asbestos and includes slides of what asbestos containing materials may look like.
• When is it dangerous? – how to examine the condition of asbestos and the circumstances and processes that can make it dangerous.
• Health effects – how asbestos affects people and the symptoms of asbestos related diseases. This also covers the added risk from smoking.
• Video ‘How are you?’ – reiterates and strengthens the points made in the first part of the course.
• Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 – an overview of the regulations that control asbestos in the UK.
• Video ‘How are you managing?’ – gives examples of how asbestos should be managed by different sized organisations.
• Surveys – detailed look into surveys and their intended use.
• How to avoid exposure? – precautions that workers should take to ensure they are not exposed to asbestos.
• Working safely – do’s and don'ts of working with unidentified materials to protect your safety.
• Uncontrolled release – the steps that should be taken in the event of an uncontrolled release of asbestos.
• Questions and answers – time for attendees to clarify and query any of the points raised in the course plus course questionnaire to test attendees’ knowledge.


MBO Safety Services Limited has a strong team of specialist trainers who develop and deliver bespoke courses, all tailored to your business’s health and safety requirements.
Our courses can be held at our training facility, or at a location of your choice.

Multiple UK Locations

Each of our training venues has been carefully selected to ensure that delegates are provided with a comfortable learning environment. All rooms have natural lighting, air conditioning and provide quality food and refreshments.