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Asbestos Training

Asbestos Training

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skill for individuals to be able to identify a range of asbestos products and materials and be able to report the material to the relevant person.

Hosted at our designated asbestos training facility at CIT Bruce, you will be taught asbestos best practice in our purpose built simulated environment. Gain hands-on experience and knowledge under the guidance of industry experts including a former ACT safety commissioner, and become compliant with WorkSafe ACT asbestos removal regulations and requirements.

Recent amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011

ACT workers likely to encounter materials containing asbestos are required to complete the mandated 10675NAT - Course in Asbestos Awareness that came into effect in the ACT on 30 June 2014. Further to this, recent amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 mandate that people in occupations that are likely to work with asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) must complete an approved training course in working safely with asbestos. Persons in an occupation specified in the list available here, are required to complete training in 10852NAT - Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials. The amendments commenced on 1 July 2019.

For further details, please view this link, or contact WorkSafe ACT.

  • Asbestos Awareness
    • This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skill for individuals to be able to identify a range of asbestos products and materials and be able to report the material to the relevant person.

       

      Statement of Attainment Course in Asbestos Awareness 10675NAT

       

      Enrolment:
      Please register your interest below.
      Upcoming Courses:
      - Thursday 22 October, 1:30pm, CRN 55161
      - Thursday 29 October, 1:30pm, CRN 55164
      - Thursday 5 November, 1:30pm, CRN 55167
      - Thursday 12 November, 1:30pm, CRN 55170
      - Thursday 19 November, 1:30pm, CRN 55173
      - Thursday 26 November, 1:30pm, CRN 55176
      - Thursday 3 December, 1:30pm, CRN 55179
      - Thursday 10 December, 1:30pm, CRN 55182

      Location:
      Room DL14, D Block, CIT Bruce
      Delivery:
      4-hour face-to-face workshop
      Cost:
      $190 or $60 for Training Fund Authority (TFA) rebate eligible students. Cost for customised delivery on your premises or outside the ACT is available on request.
      Please note:
      You must be enrolled at least 24 hours prior to course commencement. If you are not enrolled you cannot attend the course. If you are late you will not be admitted to the course. This is due to the physical distancing rules being in place

      TFA rebate must be applied for prior to enrolling in the course. The rebate is not available after the course has been completed. You do not need to apply for TFA rebate in enrolling at this stage. You will be contacted prior to the course being delivered regarding the TFA rebate.

      Letters of attendance will be provided however these will only be available to students whose payment has been received by CIT prior to commencement of the course.
  • Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials
    • CIT offers training which was developed through an industry consultation process, this course aims to bridge the gap between asbestos awareness and asbestos removal, supervision and assessment.

       

      This training is ideal for tradespeople such as electricians, plumbers, gas fitters, carpenters and refrigeration mechanics who need to interact, penetrate or drill safely with asbestos containing materials.

       

      Develop competency in job risk assessment, hazard controls, safe use of tools, fit and use of PPE and decontamination and disposal procedures.

       

      Statement of Attainment Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials 10852NAT

       

      Enrolment:
      Please register your interest below.
      Upcoming Courses:
      - Thursday 22 October, 8am, CRN 52483
      - Thursday 29 October, 8am, CRN 52486
      - Thursday 5 November, 8am, CRN 56187
      - Thursday 12 November, 8am, CRN 56190
      - Thursday 19 November, 8am, CRN 56193
      - Thursday 26 November, 8am, CRN 56196
      - Thursday 3 December, 8am, CRN 56199
      - Thursday 10 December, 8am, CRN 56202

      Location:
      Room DL14, D Block, CIT Bruce
      Delivery:
      4-hour face-to-face practical activities in CIT asbestos training facility with simulated materials.
      Cost:
      $395 or $205 for Training Fund Authority (TFA) rebate eligible students. For group bookings of 6 or more, cost is $365 with a TFA rebate of $190.
      Please note:
      You must be enrolled at least 24 hours prior to course commencement. If you are not enrolled you cannot attend the course. If you are late you will not be admitted to the course. This is due to the physical distancing rules being in place.

      TFA rebate must be applied for prior to enrolling in the course. The rebate is not available after the course has been completed. Persons in an occupation specified in the list available here, are required to complete training in 10852NAT - Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials. The amendments commenced on 1 July 2019.

  • Remove Non-Friable Asbestos
    • This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to remove non-friable asbestos containing material (ACM). This program includes preparing, containing and removing non-friable ACM, and includes knowledge of decontamination and disposal requirements. On successful completion, you can apply to the Office of Regulatory Services in ACT to obtain a 'Class B' Asbestos Removal Licence. Statement of Attainment training in Removal of Non-Friable Asbestos (Class B) [from CPC08]

       

      Enrolment:
      Please register your interest below. Once you register your interest, you will be contacted with information on the next course date.
      Upcoming Courses:
      18-19 November, 8:30am, CRN 50143
      Location:
      Room DL14, D Block, CIT Bruce
      Delivery:
      2-day face-to-face workshop hosted at CIT asbestos training facility
      Cost:
      $500 or $10 for Training Fund Authority (TFA) rebate eligible students.

      TFA rebate must be applied for prior to enrolling in the course. The rebate is not available after the course has been completed.
  • Supervise Asbestos Removal
    • This course will give you the skills and knowledge required to supervise the removal process for friable and non-friable asbestos containing material (ACM). It includes planning for and supervising the removal process, including preparing the work area and the work site, using safe and compliant removal practices, maintaining safety procedures, and supervising the decontamination and removal processes. Statement of Attainment training in Supervising Asbestos Removal [extract from CPC40110]

       

      Enrolment:
      Please register your interest below. Once you register your interest, you will be contacted with information on the next course date.
      Upcoming Courses:
      18-19 November, 8:30am, CRN 50147
      Location:
      Room DL14, D Block, CIT Bruce
      Delivery:
      2 day face-to-face and practical assessment in CIT asbestos training facility
      Cost:
      $400 or $10 for Training Fund Authority rebate eligible students.

      TFA rebate must be applied for prior to enrolling in the course. The rebate is not available after the course has been completed. Persons in an occupation specified in the list available here, are required to complete training in 10852NAT - Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials. The amendments commenced on 1 July 2019.

Pre-requisites:

CPCCOHS1001A - 'Work safely in the construction industry' is a pre-requisite for CPCCDE3014A - 'Remove Non-Friable Asbestos' and CPCCBC4051A - 'Supervise Asbestos Removal', you will not be eligible to enrol unless you have attained this competency. CIT offers CPCCOHS1001A - 'Work safely in the construction industry' as a 6 hour program fortnightly.

Are you a new student?

You will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to enrol at CIT. Click here to get your USI now!

Please see WorkSafe ACT website for licensing requirements and guidelines.

Course location:

The asbestos training courses are located at CIT Bruce, D Block, Room DL14.

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Register your Interest

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Late Attendance*
Due to the highly important nature of the safety/compliance information within this course I understand that if I arrive late to training, I will not be admitted to the course and I will be deemed non-compliant from the outset. CIT will not provide a refund due to late attendance, and students, upon request, transferred to the next available course and fees will apply. Please see this link for further details on CIT's Fee Policy.
 

Training Fund Authority discount eligibility

Do you perform 80% of your work in the ACT construction industry?
Are you able to supply evidence to support this?
For the course you are applying for, have you applied for the TFA rebate?