Duty to Manage

Introduction

This course provides an overview of managing asbestos containing materials in buildings.

PLEASE NOTE FOR DUTY HOLDERS, APPOINTED PERSONS OR OTHERS REQUIRING MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO MANAGE ASBESTOS IN BUILDINGS, PLEASE SEE THE DUTY TO MANAGE – APPOINTED PERSONS COURSE SYLLABUS. THIS COURSE ONLY PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF THE REQUIREMENTS.

Purpose

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, Regulation 4 – This course covers an overview of the duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises as specified in CAR 2012.

Course Objective

To provide the delegate with a basic understanding of the legislative requirements of CAR 2012 with particular reference to the Duty holder and who that could be, the surveys available, what to expect in a survey and the asbestos management plan and its use and requirement.

Duration

DM1) 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 as laid down in UKATA document A0022.

DM2) Initial training with previous UKATA certificated asbestos awareness training (within 6 months) – Verification of the asbestos awareness training must be undertaken by the training provider and must be no more than six months from the date of the asbestos awareness training, should the asbestos awareness training fall outside of this, then DM1 training will be required. The expected duration for this training will be ½ day or 3 hours.

DM3) Refresher training having undergone DM1 or DM2 above within the last 12 months – Previous training certification should be verified to ensure that this was undertaken within the last 12 months and also by a suitably recognised training provider, failure to demonstrate this will require DM1 training as above. 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.