Non-Friable Asbestos Awareness Course

Designed For

Non-Friable Asbestos Awareness Course is for workers involved in the removal process of non-friable asbestos.

Course Overview

  • To equip all workers with knowledge to recognise different types of asbestos
  • To demonstrate to students how to safely undertake non-friable asbestos removal operations according to the legislated allowable amount of non-friable asbestos
  • To equip workers who are working under the supervision of licensed removalists with safe working methods for non-friable asbestos removal.

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 up to the amount allowable by legislation
  • Follow the OHS Act, Asbestos Regulations, national codes of practice and relevant industry standards for safe non-friable asbestos removal
  • Show compliance with organisational policy, quality procedures and processes for safe removal of non-friable asbestos
  • Select and use relevant plant and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Decontaminate work areas and dispose of asbestos materials as required by WorkSafe

Note: This is an awareness course and does not provide the student with a License to Remove Asbestos.

For further details on asbestos removal licensing see

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