Asbestos Assessor Training Course CPCCBC5014A

Conduct Asbestos Assessment Associated with Removal

CPCCBC5014A

$1,800* per participant

Nationally Recognised TrainingSTART / FINISH TIMES
8am – 4pm (or as required)

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Who is this course for?

This course is designed for anyone looking at the following opportunities:

  • If you have worked with asbestos for over 3-years and are considering a job as a Licensed Asbestos Assessor.
  • If you have been formally trained on both Friable and Non-Friable Asbestos Removal (Class A and B) & Supervise Asbestos Removal – and wish to further your employment prospects.

Or if you are looking to:

  • Become a Licensed Asbestos Assessor or Independent Competent Person with respect to asbestos removals.
  • Become or enhance your inspectorate role within a Worksafe authority or regulator.
  • Improve your skill set as an Occupational Hygienist.

Why should I do this course?

  • This accredited course has a particular focus on performing inspection and providing clearance certification for asbestos removal projects on both non-friable and friable removals.
  • This training course satisfies the basic knowledge requirements under WHS regulation in Australia and New Zealand for asbestos inspection and clearance work as a Licensed Asbestos Assessor.

What are the essential elements of the course?

The Asbestos Assessors Course specifies the outcomes required for assessors to visually inspect and use a range of measuring devices to undertake the monitoring of airborne asbestos fibres in the workplace as an integral part of identifying hazards, assessing risks, monitoring the effectiveness of controls, and ensuring that the workplace is visually free of asbestos fibres prior to re-occupation.

The unit includes the planning of the monitoring process, the selection and use of processes and air-monitoring equipment, the conduct of the assessment process, and the proper handling and interpretation of results.

The main elements are:

  • Plan for assessment process of asbestos removal.
  • Prepare to collect site measurements and other data.
  • Use measuring devices to collect site information and data.
  • Complete the monitoring process.
  • Evaluate and document results of monitoring process according to accredited laboratory requirements.

* Prices are provided as a guide and are dependent on venue, location, group number, and subsidy eligibility (if applicable). Price will be confirmed during the enquiry/enrolment process. Remember there is no commitment to register you interest so feel free to contact us so we can establish the most cost effective solution for your needs.

Next course dates

Looking for asbestos training in New Zealand? See our New Zealand site for dates.

On successful completion you will understand:

  • The key health risks associated with exposure to asbestos.
  • The basics of asbestos identification, asbestos risk assessment methodology.
  • Asbestos surveys, asbestos management plans, and pre-demolition assessment.
  • Historical uses, applications, and potential sources of asbestos in the workplace.
  • Safety requirements to assure minimum risk of exposure to asbestos fibres for yourself and others.
  • Associated liabilities –responsibilities and case studies.
  • Requirements for professional indemnity and other insurances required by legislation and to mitigate business risk.
  • Workplace authority notifications/workplace consultation.
  • The difference between a Licensed Asbestos Assessor and an Independent Competent Person.
  • Case studies – what went wrong?
  • The legislative requirements.
  • Understand principles underpinning the Asbestos Removal Control Plan (ARCP), air monitoring and related legislation.
  • The inspection process and detail.
  • The purpose and use of smoke testing.
  • Industry short falls.
  • Scientific techniques for measuring, testing and evaluating air-monitoring results and reports, including principles of fibre counting and analysis of bulk samples.
  • Techniques associated with containing and removing asbestos, including use of large and small-scale enclosures for different sites, use of negative pressure exhaust units, encapsulation methods, use of decontamination units.
  • Asbestos removal requirements including clearance to re-occupy criteria.
  • Documentation required for clearance inspections following application of rigorous professional assessment and using specified wording defined in regulations.
  • The types, characteristics, uses and limitations of plant and equipment involved in enclosing and removing asbestos including performance/maintenance criteria.
  • Tracking and disposal of waste.
Face-to-face training course

How long will it take?

Pre-course reading 

plus

2 days
Face to Face training

with our qualified trainers.

Training course location

Where is the Training?

We have three options:

  • In one of our modern education venues
  • At your premises, or
  • In a training facility close to you
Checklist

What do I need before I start?

To start this program, you should be able to understand and converse in basic English and have successfully completed:

  • CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry.

What’s involved in achieving your Asbestos Assessor Certificate?

The Asbestos Assessors Course consists of two nationally recognised units of competency:

  • CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (done through external RTO)
  • CPCCBC5014A Conduct Asbestos Assessment Associated with Removal

What do I need to bring?

As long as you have completed all the enrolment details you won’t need to bring anything else.

We provide all training material, resource references, and a pen to write notes.

Written assessment

Course Delivery and Assessment

Delivery
Delivery is conducted in a blended format consisting of: Pre-course reading plus Face to Face Training (total of approx. 24 hours).

Assessment
Assessment includes a practical plus a written test with some multiple choice and written answers.

Asbestos Removal Training Course Card Qualification
Course Achievement Card

What do I receive upon successful completion?

A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment and Evidence Card are issued. The card can be conveniently kept in your wallet, readily available to demonstrate to regulators and clients your compliance with training.

* Attainments and cards are issued once all enrolment information is received and full payment is made.

Language, Literacy or Numeracy problems?

We can assist. Contact us.

How do I enquire or register my interest in a course?

You can do it in one of two ways:

Register your interest online

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Simply ring or email us

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There is no commitment when you register your interest or enquire – it’s just a way of connecting and understanding your needs.

Questions?

We can answer any questions

We can help you with:

• what course is the most suitable
• what dates are available
• your needs as an individual or a group
• the most convenient training location
• general enrolment queries

Customised training options

Flexible course options

Many of our courses and dates are tailored to groups or individuals. They are often not advertised as upcoming scheduled training events, or at any specific location.

Training anywhere in Australia and New Zealand

Train anywhere in Australia and NZ

In Australia we often train regionally. In New Zealand, we regularly train participants in Wellington, Palmerston North, Auckland, and around Tauranga.

We are not limited by any specific location, and can train at your facilities or at a training facility near you.

What this course does and does not do?

  • This training fulfils the basic knowledge requirements to work within Australia and New Zealand as an Asbestos Assessor. You are required to hold a current national ‘Asbestos Assessors’ certificate and License to be allowed to inspect and issue clearances certificates for Class A Friable asbestos removal in the workplace. For class B removal, as a minimum, you are required to be appropriately trained and experienced in  performing inspection clearances as an Independent Competent Person. A Licensed Asbestos Assessor is regarded as a more experienced and qualified person and can perform clearances on all Class B removal work.
  • This course does not represent an Asbestos Assessor Licence or authority to inspect as an Independent Competent Person. Your Asbestos Assessors License is issued by your State or Territory Regulator based on combined qualifications and experience.
  • This course does not represent on-site verification of competency or site assessment and does not abdicate your responsibilities under WHS regulations.

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