Course Details

This is a non-accredited training course. Students who complete this course will receive a Certificate of Attendance. This certificate is issued by Civil Train Victoria, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO number 3704).

It can be very difficult to tell whether building materials contain asbestos just by looking at them. Asbestos awareness training is essential for any worker in construction or related industries where asbestos containing materials may be present. If you need to work in environments where asbestos may be present, attending this course will assist you to identify materials likely to contain asbestos, and teach you the safety requirements for working with asbestos.

Topics Covered

Topics covered in this course includes:

  • Identifying relevant OH&S legislation that applies to asbestos.
  • Explaining where and what asbestos is and where is it has commonly been used.
  • Identifying likely asbestos containing material
  • Beware of the health effects of exposure to asbestos
  • Have an understanding when a license is required when removing asbestos.
  • Understand the safety requirements of working with asbestos.
  • Legal Requirements
  • ACTS and Regulations
  • Codes of practice
  • Removing asbestos in workplaces
  • Managing asbestos in workplaces
  • Related AS publications.
  • WorkSafe safety alerts
  • WorkSafe information sheets

Who should attend?

This course is appropriate for those working in their workplace that may come across asbestos. Such as Front-Line Managers, Work Supervisors, OH&S personnel, and Project Managers. Those persons requiring a clear understanding of Asbestos Awareness in the work environment, but do not require to remove asbestos.

What qualifications does this offer?

On completion, you will have a clear understanding of your responsibilities for the safety of persons working within their environment and have the capability to recognise asbestos. Certificate of Attendance.

Civil Train Fees, Charges and Refund Policy

Please ensure that you read the Civil Train Fees, Charges and Refund Policy and check the Terms and Conditions before enrolling in this course with Civil Train. If you have any questions about our Fees, Charges or Refunds/Cancellations Policy, please contact CCF Victoria on (03) 9588 7600.

On-site Group Training Available

Are you an employer with a large group of employees that need training? Civil Train can arrange training for you at your site, ensuring you meet the delivery requirements for the program.