Non-Friable Asbestos Awareness & Limited Asbestos Removal

Designed For

Non-Friable Asbestos Awareness & Limited Asbestos Removal is for workers involved in the removal of limited quantities of non-friable asbestos containing material permitted to be conducted without a licence and for workers who are required to work on non-friable asbestos containing material eg cutting, drilling, painting

Course Overview

  • to inform participants of the health risks associated with working with asbestos
  • To equip participants with knowledge to recognise different types of asbestos containing material
  • To demonstrate how to safely undertake limited permitted non-friable asbestos removal work according to legislative requirements
  • To demonstrate how to safely work on non-friable asbestos containing material
  • To demonstrate the selection, use and fitting of personal protective clothing and respiratory protective devices

Mode of Delivery

This course is delivered via face-to-face classes only.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course the learner will be able to:

  •  Review the history, characteristics and uses of asbestos
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of asbestos containing materials (ACM)
  • Identify and label non-friable asbestos materials
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the different types of health hazards associated with asbestos
  • Plan and prepare for the safe removal of non-friable asbestos containing material up to the amount permitted to be undertaken as unlicensed asbestos removal work
  • Plea and prepare for working safely on non-friable asbestos-containing material in accordance with legislative requirements
  • Select and use relevant plant, personal protective clothing and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Decontaminate work areas and dispose of asbestos materials as required by legislation

Note: This course is not designed to satisfy the asbestos removal training required for the  removal of unlimited quantities of asbestos-containing material. Workers seeking training for the purpose on conducting unlimited asbestos removal work under a WorkSafe issued licence should contact WorkSafe for information – go to

Refer to the Course Information Sheet for more details on this course.