Asbestos awareness training
Less than 10sqm of asbestos removal
Asbestos awareness training must be provided to workers who are who are carrying out asbestos removal work of less than 10m2 and/or workers who are at risk of being exposed to asbestos while on the job i.e. electricians, plumbers, bathroom and kitchen renovators
The training must be relevant to the task and must cover:
- asbestos identification
- safe handling of asbestos
- suitable control measures
Greater than 10sqm of asbestos removal or friable asbestos removal
To remove more than 10sqm of non-friable asbestos or any amount of friable asbestos workers must complete the specified VET course before carrying out asbestos work.
If you're a worker who supervises asbestos removal, there is additional training you need to do.
Learn about training requirements for a Class A asbestos removal licence.
Learn about training requirements for a Class B asbestos removal licence.