Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature


In this 2-hour self-directed online micro-credential, learners will be introduced to asbestos and its core components, such as asbestos-containing materials, safety procedures, and health effects. Learners will also be able to apply their learning by completing a scenario-based activity on this topic.

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, learners should be able to:

  • Define asbestos

  • Describe the health effects of exposure to asbestos

  • Identify asbestos in infrastructure

  • Discuss workplace safety regulations in areas that have asbestos

  • Develop strategies, processes, and steps to practice safety in an environment containing asbestos


    1. Land Acknowledgement

    2. Introduction from Sault College's eLearning Department

    3. Before we begin...

    4. What is asynchronous online self-directed learning?

    5. Learner Resources and Supports

    6. Technology Requirements

    7. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    8. Navigation

    9. Learner Introductions

    10. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    11. Technical Discussion Forum

    12. Frequently Asked Questions

    13. Help & Contact Information

    1. Welcome and Micro-credential Information

    2. Micro-credential Description

    3. Learning Outcomes & Goals

    1. Basics of Asbestos

    1. Scenario-Based Learning Discussion and Application

    1. Final Quiz

    1. Summary

    2. Before you go...

    3. You're Almost Done

    4. Congratulations

About this course

  • $39.99
  • 23 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content