The Course in Asbestos Awareness 10675NAT provides learners with knowledge of the hazards and risks associated with asbestos exposure and inhalation. Learners will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to determine when and where asbestos and Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) may be present, the precautions that need to be taken if it is present and reporting procedures.
This course does NOT provide course participants with the knowledge to perform asbestos removal work or to perform minor routine maintenance work or other minor work. The course also involves understanding each individual’s general duty of care to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all workers, visitors, contractors and others in the workplace.
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This is a Nationally Accredited course. Accreditation means that the course has been assessed by a VET regulator and is compliant with the Standards for VET accredited courses. This course has been assessed by ASQA as compliant with the Standards for VET Accredited Courses 2012 and the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will receive a Statement of Attainment in ASBIRA001 Identify and report asbestos containing materials.
Successful completion of this course will allow participants to meet WorkSafe ACT requirements specified in Section 19 (3) (f) of the ACT Work Health and Safety Act 2011 in addition to meeting the WorkSafe ACT Guidance Note for “Workers who may encounter asbestos in their work must be trained”.
Competency is obtained through theory assessments. The theory assessment will be undertaken in a written form.
If you feel you will be disadvantaged by undertaking a written assessment, please discuss with your trainer/assessor prior to the beginning of the time for the theory assessment.
All attendees MUST have a USI (Unique Student Identifier). We are unable to issue a credential unless a valid USI has been provided.
Please click here to apply for a USI prior to the course or be prepared to apply for one on the day (in which case a Driving License and Medicare Card is required).
The duration for this course is 4 hours.
There is a 15 minute break for morning or afternoon tea.