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Surveying & Sampling Refresher

Surveying & Sampling Refresher


This syllabus sets out the guidance issued by UKATA for the provision of asbestos refresher training for those undertaking asbestos surveying and sampling in buildings and surrounding areas, as defined within the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012), Asbestos: The Survey Guide (HSG264) and Asbestos – The Analysts’ Guide (HSG248 Second Edition).

This document provides the syllabus for the training along with guidance on the minimum content of all courses. Tutors can offer bespoke or tailored training for the remainder of any training session, but the core content must be adhered to.

This refresher training can be given to employees whose work involves asbestos surveying and sampling.

Occupational Relevance

Supervisors and trades personnel, including trainees such as but not limited to: kitchen fitters, general maintenance staff, electricians, plumbers, gas fitters, painters and decorators, joiners, roofers, plasterers, heating and ventilation engineers, demolition workers, construction workers, architects, building surveyors, refractory production and cutting operatives/technicians, slate mining and slate processing workers, open cast mining workers, coal mining, quarry workers, stone manufacture workers, concrete manufacture workers, ceramic manufacture workers, glass manufacture workers, brick and tile manufacture workers, foundry workers, abrasive blasting workers, building and energy surveyors.


Minimum of 6 learning hours.


MS018 - Syllabus - Asbestos Surveying and Sampling Refresher - v1.pdf

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