Level 2 Award in Asbestos Awareness

QNUK Level 2 Award in Asbestos Awareness

Who is this for?

This qualification is aimed at employees who work in environments where they may disturb asbestos.

Attendees typically include maintenance workers and trades such as plumbers, electricians and decorators.


This qualification is available to those over 16 years.

Learners should have a good command of English in order to undertake the given assessment method.


This qualification specification outlines key information required by learners to ensure they are able to make an informed decision in regard to the qualifications they are undertaking.

Qualification Purpose

This qualification is aimed those who are at risk of disturbing asbestos containing materials during their normal day-to-day activities. This qualification is typically undertaken by maintenance and refurbishment staff and those in related trades.

Those undertaking tasks that will disturb asbestos will need a higher level of training.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the risks to health related to asbestos
  2. Understand the principles of health and safety legislation in relation to Asbestos
  3. Know how to reduce the risk of exposure to asbestos containing materials

Multiple choice question paper

Each learner will be assessed for this qualification by the completion of a multiple-choice examination paper.

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