Training Opportunities in Partnership with the Confederation of Roofing Contractors and UKATA


About UKATA:


UKATA is a leading authority in asbestos training, committed to improving asbestos awareness and safety across various industries. With over 15 years of experience, UKATA sets the benchmark for asbestos training standards, ensuring that workers are equipped with the necessary skills to identify, handle, and manage asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) safely.

With 200 members around the UK, their membership base includes a wide range of organisations involved in asbestos training, including training providers, asbestos removal contractors, consultants, and equipment suppliers.

It is a legal requirement for those who may come across asbestos in their work activities to have undertaken the relevant asbestos training.

Training Courses Available:

Asbestos Awareness Training:

Asbestos awareness is crucial for anyone working in the construction and roofing industry. A UKATA-approved asbestos awareness training course provides participants with the knowledge to identify potential asbestos hazards, understand the associated risks, and take appropriate precautions. This course is suitable for individuals who may encounter asbestos during their work activities but do not intend to disturb or remove it.

View the syllabus here.


Non-Licensed Work with Asbestos Training:

For those involved in non-licensed work with asbestos, it is essential to have the right training to ensure safe handling and management. The comprehensive non-licensed work with asbestos training covers practical guidance on risk assessments, control measures, and safe working practices. It is designed for individuals who may carry out work involving lower-risk asbestos-containing materials, such as maintenance, removal of small amounts, or repair work.

View the syllabus here.


Licensed Work with Asbestos Training:

Licensed work involving asbestos requires specialised training to ensure compliance with legal requirements and the highest safety standards. Licensed work with asbestos training course equips participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to work with high-risk asbestos materials safely. It covers legislation, control measures, personal protective equipment (PPE), decontamination procedures, and more. This course is suitable for employees of companies that hold a licence from the HSE for asbestos removal and related activities.

View the syllabus here.


Benefits of Training:


UKATA-Approved Training: All courses are approved by UKATA, providing assurance of quality and adherence to industry standards.

Expert Instructors: Experienced trainers are knowledgeable in asbestos regulations and best practices, offering practical insights and real-world examples. All must meet the continuing obligations of the Tutor Competency Framework.

Comprehensive Curriculum: Training programs cover all essential aspects of asbestos awareness and work with asbestos, ensuring participants receive a well-rounded education.

Interactive Learning: Utilising interactive training methods, including discussions, case studies, and practical exercises, to engage participants and enhance their understanding.

Certificates of Training: Upon successful course completion, participants will receive the industry recognised UKATA-approved certificates, demonstrating their commitment to safety and professionalism.

Each certificate displays the CPD Accreditation Service logo, with CPD hours eligible for all courses.


Take the Next Step:

To find a UKATA approved asbestos training provider near you, visit

For any enquiries or assistance, feel free to contact their team on 01246 824437, or alternatively email

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your skills, protect your workforce, and demonstrate your commitment to safety and compliance”