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Construction Safety Passport (CSP) + Class A & B Asbestos Removal Course

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Cost

$ 1000 + GST per person

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Duration

2 Days

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Unit Standard

NZQA Unit Standard 497, 29766, 29765

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Purpose

This two-day course is for tradespeople and businesses who remove and manage asbestos or asbestos-containing materials (ACM) under Class A and B accompanied by our in-house construction safety passport, which is a unit standard course (US497) required if they do not hold an equivalent pre-requisite.

Overview

Tradespeople tasked to remove friable and non-friable asbestos must hold or demonstrate the equivalent knowledge and skills in health and safety in the construction industry of US497 or other similar proprietary health and safety induction certification recognised in New Zealand before sitting Class A and B to undertake work. 

 

Anyone who undertakes asbestos removal in an area of over 10m2 must have completed a non-friable (Class B) asbestos training course. Class A and B jobs also require the presence of someone licensed to supervise asbestos removal.

 

The course covers both the theoretical and practical components of this type of asbestos removal: difference between friable and non-friable asbestos containing materials (ACM), all aspects of preparation, site isolation, removal and decontamination, site clean-up, and completing associated regulatory documentation.  

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Who should attend this course?

  • Individuals who are starting in the industry who do not yet hold the pre-requisite to sit Class A and B.

  • Individuals who wish to apply for a Class A and B asbestos removal licence

  • Individuals who wish to undertake Class A and B asbestos removal work

  • Individuals planning to eventually apply to become a licensed asbestos supervisor

Classification

Occupational Health and Safety > Hazardous Substances and Materials

Participants will also be able to increase their asbestos awareness, differentiate between friable and non-friable asbestos-containing materials (ACM), and learn about the disposal requirements aside from demonstrating competence in all the outcomes required for the training. All equipment necessary to undertake training will be provided by an experienced trainer.


Workplace practices for asbestos removal must meet obligations required under current law including but not limited to: Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016, WorkSafe New Zealand Approved Code of Practice for the Management and Removal of Asbestos, and any subsequent changes.

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