This subject specifies the outcomes required for participants to remove non-friable asbestos containing material (ACM). It includes preparing, containing and removing non-friable ACM, along with knowledge of decontamination and disposal requirements.
Occupational licenses are required nationally. This unit is required for all ACM removal workers engaged in the removal of more than ten square metres of non-friable ACM.
Participants are advised to consult with the relevant state and territory regulatory authorities to confirm specific jurisdictional licensing requirements to remove non-friable ACM.
The practical component for training may be a real workplace or simulated environment that may include domestic or commercial premises, a demolition site, a new worksite or an existing structure being renovated, extended, restored or maintained depending on course location.
The model work health and safety (WHS) regulations and the Code of Practice: How to safely remove asbestos (2018) requires workers to hold certification for the class of licensed asbestos removal work they will be undertaking. Completion of this subject is certification to undertake non-friable (Class B) removal work only.
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