Managing Asbestos Risk 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 issues such as managing and potentially removing asbestos in buildings, and you'll learn about managing risk using 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: 13 November 2019, 1.50pm – 5.10pm
  • Location: 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

The surveyors responsibility:

  • surveying for asbestos
  • high-risk buildings
  • managing the register
  • when to call in a specialist

Costs and difficulties:

  • removal procedures
  • practical issues involved in removal
  • 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

To receive the course multi-discount rate, please ensure you select the multi-discount option when you pay. See the courses available for multi-discount below. 

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Multi-discount courses

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