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Statement of Attainment Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials 10559NAT


In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to identify asbestos containing materials and implement the necessary controls before performing work that may involve activity that will potentially liberate the asbestos fibres from their bonding material. This can typically occur when working with existing asbestos cement sheeting (AC sheet) or other asbestos containing material in and around residential dwellings and commercial premises.

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials 10559NAT
Program No: SA-BD30
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: This program will be a face-to-face, 4 hour workshop.
Likely Job Outcome: This training is suitable for tradespeople in the construction industry - carpenters, electricians and plumbers; and if you are employed in the renovation, home maintenance or extensions type of work. It is related to minimising the risks of exposure to asbestos if you are required to drill or cut holes in it.
Application Type: Skills Training

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

Entrants to the Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials must have completed a trade level qualification in the construction or allied industry.

Students are required to have completed 10314NAT - Course in Asbestos Awareness as pre-requisite training for this program.

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Transition Information

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Subject Cancellations/Changes

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Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

  • WSFACM001A  Working safely with asbestos containing materials
    • CIT Code: BLDG241
      Cost: $495.00

      This unit specifies the essential outcomes for safely and effectively drilling, penetrating/cutting and fixing to asbestos containing material (ACM), and the performance criteria by which competency is to be assessed. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

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