What is it?

The Control of Asbestos Regulations imposes duties relating to air testing and the cleanliness of asbestos enclosures and work areas.

There is therefore a need for analysts and similar specialists to have the knowledge to inspect and test asbestos works that have been carried out to ensure they meet the correct standards required by HSG248.

The qualification consists of four units:

  • Unit One: Asbestos types, uses, health effects and legislation
  • Unit Two: Theory of air sampling, fibre counting and clearance procedures for asbestos analysts/ project managers
  • Unit Three: Practical air sampling, fibre counting and clearance procedures for asbestos analysts
  • Unit Four: Use of decontamination units and Class H vacuum cleaners
Who is it for?

Staff equipped with this qualification will help organisations and companies meet the accreditation criteria for ISO 17025 (testing bodies).

How do I apply?

For learners: see below for your nearest centre. Centres are listed alphabetically - to find the centre nearest to you, please use the location finder.

For current centres: if you are interested in delivering this qualification, please visit the Centre Area and register your interest. 

How do I become an RSPH-approved centre?
If you’re planning to deliver one of our qualifications, you will need to become a RSPH registered centre.

To become an approved centre and to gain qualification approval, please visit our Become a centre page.

Centres offering this qualification

3 centres offering this qualification

All distance

Unit 1, Stretton Business Park Two, Brunel Drive, Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0BY
Tel: 01283 505777 , Fax: n/a, Email: [email protected], Website: http://www.arca.org.uk

Unit 19 Blue Sky Way, Monkton Business Park South, Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, NE31 2EQ
Tel: 01914385432 , Fax: 0191 469 9562, Email: [email protected], Website: http://www.nicholassociatesltd.co.uk

2 Browns Road, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 4NS
Tel: 01604 878 190, Website: https://www.ensafe.co.uk/

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