Silica Dust Awareness

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Course Price : £20 +VAT

Course Details

Welcome to this course on respirable crystalline silica awareness. Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) is the name given to silica dust particles that can be breathed into the lungs. Exposure to RCS can be harmful to your health, and even fatal.

This course will provide you with an overview of RCS and the best practices for identifying, controlling, and staying safe around it. It can be used as an introductory course or to refresh your existing knowledge.

Slide 2: Course Contents

This course is split into four sections:

  • Section 1: Introduction to respirable crystalline silica (RCS)
  • Section 2: Performing an RCS risk assessment
  • Section 3: Managing RCS health risks
  • Section 4: Introduction to the Assess, Control, Review (ACR) model

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  • Phone and online support from our qualified team
  • Includes audio to follow along with the course content; great for Audio Visual (AV) learning.
  • Useful NATAS Learning Management Admin System, with course credits for managing multiple persons’ online training requirements. Track progress, download certificates and send reminders.
  • Easy course sign-up for individual students.
  • Login to your account for your full history of certifications.
  • Gain your industry-recognised certificate. Available to download instantly as a PDF and printable. 

Please note, all our online courses are registered via our dedicated online learning site Natas 360 Certified. You will be redirected to to register.

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What is the pass mark for the assessment?

To complete the course and pass the assessment successfully, you must meet the minimum pass mark of 80%. 

Delegates must obtain 80% to pass the course online, equivalent to 2 wrong answers. Any delegates that did not obtain 80% have three attempts to resit and pass the course. Failing to pass the course after three attempts mean the delegate must purchase an additional license to be able to try again and be awarded a manual handling certificate.

Course timing

This course will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.
The course is designed to follow and complete each section before moving to the next. Students can go back and review completed sections at any time.

Course Price : £20 +VAT

Please note, all our online courses are registered via our dedicated online learning site Natas 360 Certified. You will be redirected to to register.

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Who are Natas?

NATAS was first established in 1996 as the National Asbestos Training & Accreditation Scheme. It was the first 100% dedicated asbestos training provider in the UK and the first independent asbestos training provider to be recognised by HSE. Since then NATAS has trained tens of thousands of people in all aspects of asbestos from awareness through to asbestos removal and maintenance, asbestos surveying, material analysis, air testing and consultancy.

NATAS remains the UK's longest established independent asbestos training provider and to this day maintains itself as a highly respected training provider in the UK and worldwide.

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