Working with Asbestos Training Course & Workshop

Working with Non-Friable Asbestos under 10sqm + Workshop


8am – 12pm (or as required)

Maintenance personnel, tradespeople, and removalists

Who is this course for?

This course is for Employees, DIYers, Trades and Maintenance Workers looking to gain some practical knowledge in order to perform basic maintenance on or near asbestos including removal up to 10m2 of non-friable (bonded) asbestos.

This translates to anyone who may disturb, clean up, or remove small quantities of asbestos who are not required to have a removal licence but must be adequately trained. This includes small jobs such as cutting/drilling, sanding, cleaning up of debris, fixing to asbestos cement sheet, and many others.

Why should I do this course?

  • This course satisfies the basic skills and knowledge requirements for trades, maintenance, and labourers to work with small quantities of asbestos as specified under criteria within WHS regulation in Australia and New Zealand.
  • This course satisfies the CITB funding subsidy in South Australia (updated Level 2 Workshop).

What are the essential elements of the course?

  • Understanding licensing requirements and restrictions on unlicensed work.
  • Understand basic regulatory code requirements.
  • How to safely:
    • Use and maintain appropriate personal protective equipment.
    • Make safe asbestos products.
    • Drill holes in asbestos.
    • Work in the vicinity of asbestos insulation.
    • Perform basic surface (emu/chicken) picks.
    • Remove up to 10m2 of non-friable (bonded) asbestos.
    • Use approved HEPA vacuum equipment.
    • Sample material to identify asbestos content.
  • Basic requirements for safe re-occupation including air monitoring
  • Group discussion about particular jobs.

* Prices are provided as a guide and are dependent on venue, location, group number, and subsidy eligibility (if applicable). Price will be confirmed during the enquiry/enrolment process. Remember there is no commitment to register you interest so feel free to contact us so we can establish the most cost effective solution for your needs.

Next course dates

Looking for asbestos training in Australia? See our Australian site for dates.

Face-to-face training course

How long will it take?

4 hours
Face to Face training

with our qualified trainers.

Training course location

Where is the Training?

We regularly train participants in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, Hastings, Dunedin and Palmerston North. We are not limited by location, and can train at your facilities or at a training facility near you.


What do I need before I start?

To start this program, you must have:

You only need to bring yourself

What do I need to bring?

As long as you have completed all the enrolment details you won’t need to bring anything else.

We provide all training material, resource references, and a pen to write notes. We normally supply lunch, depending on the venue – check upon registration.

Written assessment

Course Delivery and Assessment

Delivery includes Power point, case studies, group discussion, and practical exercises.

Assessment includes a multiple choice test and practical participation.

Working with Asbestos Training Workshop Course Card Qualification
Course Achievement Card

What do I receive upon successful completion?

A Certificate of Completion and Blue Card are issued. The card can be conveniently kept in your wallet, readily available to demonstrate to regulators and clients your compliance with training.

* Certificates and cards are issued once all enrolment information is received and full payment is made.

Language, Literacy or Numeracy problems?

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How do I enquire or register my interest in a course?

You can do it in one of two ways:

Register your interest online


Simply ring or email us

Contact us

There is no commitment when you register your interest or enquire – it’s just a way of connecting and understanding your needs.


We can answer any questions

We can help you with:

• what course is the most suitable
• what dates are available
• your needs as an individual or a group
• the most convenient training location
• general enrolment queries

Customised training options

Flexible course options

Many of our courses and dates are tailored to groups or individuals. They are often not advertised as upcoming scheduled training events, or at any specific location.

Training anywhere in Australia and New Zealand

Train anywhere in New Zealand and Australia

In New Zealand, we regularly train participants in in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, Hastings, Dunedin and Palmerston North. In Australia we often train regionally.

We are not limited by any specific location, and can train at your facilities or at a training facility near you.

What this course does and does not do?

  • This training fulfils the basic skills and knowledge requirements to help perform minor maintenance and removal activity under WHS guidelines.
  • The unique course content is based on combined knowledge drawn from other formal accredited courses, audits, and case studies to bring to attention the work health and safety requirements for those considering working on small quantities or near asbestos.
  • This course does not represent a removal licence or permission to remove asbestos containing material without a license and/or government notification. Practical training for physical maintenance, encapsulation or removal is provided in Working with Asbestos, or Class B and Class A removal training courses.
  • This course does not represent on-site verification of competency or site assessment and does not abdicate the PCBU’s or their representatives’ responsibility to implement their own safe management systems.

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