eLearning FAQ

Is there a legal requirement for eLearning to be a IATP or UKATA approved?

There is no legal requirement for training organisations to be involved with any trade associations. NATAS prides itself on providing high quality, comprehensive training that is independently audited by experienced independent auditors and is written and developed by the some of the most accomplished Asbestos professionals. The course has been audited and recognised by many of the UK’s most respected bodies, including; ASHEeLA, IATP, Chester University, BOHS and many more. Contact NATAS to find out more about our course quality control and accreditation systems.

Is eLearning a reputable, recognized form of training to ensure that I comply with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012?

HSE released the below statement with regards to eLearning:

“Online learning (often referred to as eLearning) is increasingly used as a method of providing asbestos awareness training. HSE recognizes the use of eLearning as a viable delivery method, among others, for the delivery of information, instruction and training in relation to asbestos awareness training, provided the course content satisfies the objectives as stipulated in Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 and the supporting Approved Code of Practice.”

Which course do I require?

NATAS’ eLearning courses meet the following specifications;

There are two current asbestos awareness courses available

  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Asbestos Awareness and Duty to Manage.

Asbestos awareness is for employees who may come into contact with asbestos at work. It is the minimum level of awareness training required within CAR2012.

Asbestos awareness and Duty to Manage is an enhanced course for supervisors and managers who may themselves come into contact with asbestos and/or who supervise or manage employees or non-employees who may come into contact with asbestos. This course includes asbestos awareness as above.

Is the course easy to use?

The eLearning courses are designed for ease of use by the learner and follow similar characteristics of user friendly web sites.

Instructions on how to use and navigate course(s) are provided in the introduction pages of the course with easy to follow graphics.

All instructions and course content is narrated and audio is an option (learner may use PC speakers or headset). Narration may be repeated as many times as the learner requires on a page by page basis.

Advancement through the course must follow the prescribed sequence as in the content list, i.e. section 01, then section 02 and so on. The learner must complete each section before moving to the next and may not jump ahead. They may review completed sections.

How long will it take to complete the course?

The course content is available to you 24/7, you can complete the course in one session in approximately one to two hours, or alternatively you can take the course at a pace to suit you.

Is there an online assessment or exam?

In order to receive your certification, you will need to successfully receive 80% or above on the multiple choice assessment. You will receive three attempts in which to complete the assessment.

How do I receive my training certificate?

Once you have successfully passed the assessment you can download your training certificate instantly! This facility is available 24/7. You can email your certificate and print it off straight away. We can provide email copies for your certificate when required at a later date.

Want to upgrade your certificate to Non Licensed Works?

Contact NATAS to find out how you can complete the fast track Non Licensed training course in order to upgrade your Awareness certificate to Non Licensed.

Do NATAS offer any other eLearning Courses?

Other eLearning Asbestos and Health and Safety Modules are available contact NATAS to find out how you can expand your training portfolio.