This remove non-friable asbestos course provides participants with basic theoretical knowledge and practical skills to undertake the safe removal of non-friable (bonded) asbestos containing material (ACM). A significant proportion of the course is spent on the practical aspects of operating in an environment where asbestos exists. This is completed in a simulated environment where participants gain hands-on experience in the controlled removal and disposal of materials.
The course outlines theory and practical scenarios that are relevant to the workplace or building which contains asbestos products and covers the following key areas:
• Legislation, Code of Practice and recent changes
• Asbestos hazards and its health effects
• Planning and preparing for asbestos removal
• Methods of isolation of the work site
• Carry out asbestos removal
• Clean up work site
• Qualitative Face fit testing
• Asbestos Awareness
• Contribute to and use documentation in line with regulatory requirements
A significant proportion of the course is spent on the practical aspects of operating in an environment where asbestos exists. This is completed in a simulated
environment where participants gain hands-on experience in the controlled removal and disposal of materials.
Note: We do not use any form of asbestos and only simulate removal using inert materials
Participants are responsible for completing the application for the HRW Licence which can be found on the WorkSafe Qld website.
Application: After successful completion, participants need to apply for their licence within 60 days with WHSQ
Renewal: Five (5) year expiry as required by WHSQ
ASTRA use various assessment methods and techniques, including skill and knowledge assessments as an essential step to ensure you progress through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying and training with ASTRA, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples and third-party feedback.
There is no pre or post-course learning required for this course.
ASTRA requires all students to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As a minimum requirement, any personnel attending an ASTRA course and training facility must wear enclosed, lace-up shoes with a non-slip sole. Further guidance and support on PPE will be provided at enrolment.
Before commencing any course, ASTRA recommends you consult your doctor to determine any limitations with conducting practical demonstrations if applicable. There may be multiple tasks that require manual handling of materials and equipment and general exposure to accessing and working on structures at height. If you are unsure about your capabilities please contact the ASTRA team for further assistance and to determine the support services in place to assist your training experience.