Looking for Asbestos Short course


For property professionals, managing asbestos risks is a major concern. There are still many non-domestic buildings containing asbestos, and it poses continuing problems for their maintenance, repair, alteration and redevelopment.

On this short course, you'll cover the issues surrounding asbestos in buildings, and learn about a fundamental part of managing the risk through an asbestos survey.

When you complete the course, you'll be aware of the issues, the most up-to-date procedures and the latest regulations around asbestos management. You'll also be able to understand what to look for when assessing asbestos in buildings, and when to call in a specialist.

Course details


  • Mode of study: Face to face
  • Duration: 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Start and end dates: 06 March 2019, 1.50pm – 5.10pm
  • Location: The Hog’s Back Hotel, Farnham GU10 1EX


  • Single booking: £105
  • Multirate (3 or more courses booked at same time): £90
  • APC rate: £70
  • Apprenticeship rate: £70
  • Retired rate: £70

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll cover:

  • Background issues
  • Use and location of asbestos in buildings
  • Classification of types and recognition
  • Assessment of risk
  • Legislative and regulatory framework
  • Current asbestos survey guidelines
  • Surveying for asbestos
  • High risk buildings
  • Managing the register and when to call in a specialist
  • Costs and difficulties, removal procedures, practical issues and potential costs


You'll be taught by Graham Dewey, a building surveyor and a health and safety specialist with enormous professional experience. He has specialised in health and safety work for many institutions, including major NHS trusts.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

How to book

This course has already been delivered. 

To register your interest for future courses, please email cpd@port.ac.uk

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