Course Category: Asbestos

NZQA: No modules

Asbestos Awareness Training

Under the Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016, it is mandatory to have a minimum level of Asbestos awareness training to all staff who may come in to contact with or be exposed to asbestos contaminated material (ACM). This training will not cover removal or knowingly disturb ACM, staff need to go through different levels of the training such as Asbestos removal Class A, B etc.

 Asbestos Awareness training will provide:

  • Understanding Asbestos regulation 2016.
  • Understanding where we can find asbestos in building, what it’s look like.
  • Understanding of their effects on public health and protection measurements
  • Understanding to PCBU’s role to minimise risk and worker health
  • Understanding how to control and emergency response and minimum PPE requirements.

Deliver methods: Class room and Practical

Deliver by: Highly Qualified Academician and Work Safe NZ Licence Asbestos Assessor

NZQA: 29766

Class A Asbestos Removal – Remove Friable Asbestos

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • prepare for friable asbestos removal;
  • prepare asbestos removal area and removal site;
  • isolate removal site;
  • carry out friable asbestos removal process;
  • carry out decontamination process;
  • cleanup work site; and
  • contribute to and use documentation in line with New Zealand regulatory requirements.

Deliver methods: Class room and Practical

Pre-requisite: Besafe Site Passport or equivalent

Deliver by: Highly Qualified Academician and Work Safe NZ Licence Asbestos Assessor

NZQA: 29765

Class B Asbestos Removal work – Remove Non-Friable Asbestos

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

prepare for non-friable asbestos removal;

  • prepare asbestos removal area and removal site;
  • isolate removal site;
  • carry out non-friable asbestos removal process;
  • carry out decontamination process;
  • cleanup work site; and
  • contribute to and use documentation in line with New Zealand regulatory requirements.

Deliver methods: Class room and Practical

Pre-requisite: Besafe Site Passport or equivalent

Deliver by: Highly Qualified Academician and Work Safe NZ Licence Asbestos Assessor


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