This course provides students with practical knowledge and techniques for the removal of Class B non-friable asbestos and asbestos-containing materials; and includes preparing, enclosing and removing friable asbestos materials.
Unit Standard: 29765 L4 C3 V2
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The theory part of this course is conducted in a classroom environment.
Students must hold Site Safe (NZ) or other health and safety induction certification recognised in New Zealand; or equivalent knowledge of health and safety in the construction industry.
To obtain the unit standard for the removal of non-friable asbestos (CLASS B) a student must pass the written assessment in order to be eligible to engage in the practical assessment task. If practical assessments were not completed during the course (either in the workplace or a simulated workplace) for whatever reason, an onsite workplace assessment will be scheduled with the student.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary.
Thomas has been involved in Workplace Health and Safety since 2012. He has spent many years working for WorkSafe NZ and is enjoying the transition from regulator to educator. He holds a Bachelor of Science as well as a Work Health and Safety Diploma and is currently a Licensed Asbestos Assessor.