Construction/Plumbing/Allied Trades

NONM0166A Awareness of national occupational health and safety requirements for working with asbestos

This program enables participants to develop the knowledge of what asbestos is, possible asbestos containing materials, as well as a basic understanding of the regulations for the safe removal and disposal of asbestos.

Participants will learn:

  • The health risks of asbestos
  • The types, uses and likely presence of asbestos in the workplace
  • PCBU’s and the worker’s roles and responsibilities under the asbestos management plan
  • where the asbestos register is located, how it can be accessed and how to understand the information contained in it
  • processes and safe work procedures to be followed to prevent exposure, including exposure from any accidental release of airborne asbestos
  • the correct use of PPE including respiratory protective equipment (RPE)
  • the implementation of control measures and safe work methods to eliminate or minimise the risks associated with asbestos
  • the exposure standard and control levels for asbestos
  • purpose of any exposure monitoring or health monitoring that may occur.

Course Dates

Clarence Campus
½ day – 8am to 12noon
Construction Building, F Block, Bounty Street, Warrane

  • Wednesday, 16 May 2018
  • Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Alanvale Campus
½ day – 8am to 12noon
I Block, Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham

  • 2018 dates to be advised

Burnie Campus
½ day – 8am to 12noon

  • Tuesday, 26 June 2018
  • Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Please note: Register early as places are limited. Courses will only proceed with sufficient numbers.

For bookings and further information please call 1300 655 307 or email


2018:  $144 per person
Course prices for single employer groups are negotiable.




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