Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness

Manage health risks by controlling silica exposures in construction.

Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness

Learning Outcome


Ensure you and your colleagues are safe and protected from exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica dust by enrolling in this crucial course. Industry experts have written our Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness course to enlighten those others about the dangers of the substance, and the essential precautions that are needed to prevent harm. Perhaps not as infamous as some other hazardous substances, Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) nonetheless poses a significant risk to construction workers and artisans, and awareness of it is critical and ethically responsible.   

This informative tutorial provides information that may prove vital to assorted professions, as you learn about the risks of exposure, forms of hazard control, and the available protective equipment. We also detail the UK laws in place to limit contact with RCS and how to measure exposure in a work environment. If you work in the construction industry or make a living crafting product from rock, clay, or sand, then this is a must-take course.

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


After completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.


There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and to be over the age of 16.

Who is This course for?

This course is ideal for any individual that works with rock, clay, or sand. This mostly applies to people in the construction industry and artisans who work with these materials.

Career Path

This course is provided to deliver information and precautionary methods for those who may contact RCS and other forms of Silica. As such, it may cover the following careers and roles:

  • Construction site managers
  • Builders and Decorators 
  • Waste disposal
  • Demolitionists
  • Artisans

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness
Introduction to Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness 00:16:00
Module 02: Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment 00:19:00
Module 03: Managing Health Risks
Managing Health Risks 00:29:00
Module 04: Controlling Silica Exposures in Construction
Controlling Silica Exposures in Construction 00:23:00
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