Asbestos Awareness Online Training Course
This course is aimed at people in the workforce who require being able to identify asbestos if they are working in an environment where asbestos can be found. The goal of this course is to give participants knowledge and awareness of the hazards and effects of asbestos contamination.
If you are a PCBU (person conducting business or undertaking) or a supervisor, it is your legal responsibility to ensure that your employees receive adequate information, training and instruction in order for them to perform work in a safe manner and minimise the risk to the employees health.
NOTE – This course does not give you a qualification to remove asbestos.
This course is suited for:
- Construction workers
- Renovation workers and installers
As well as various other trades and industries.
This Asbestos Awareness training course will cover and give participants information on these various aspects of Asbestos:
- History of asbestos in Australia
- Types of common asbestos found
- General information about the use of asbestos
- Where you can find asbestos
- Effects of asbestos exposure including health effects and diseases
- How to avoid asbestos exposure
- Correct PPE
- Documentation used in the removal and discovery of asbestos
- Removal and disposal of asbestos procedures
This course consists of:
- Online theory guides
- Downloadable files
- Examples of current documentation
- Multiple choice quizzes
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion for Asbestos Awareness. The certificate will be issued the same day you complete the course.
Please note that this ONLINE ONLY COURSE will NOT result in you receiving an accredited certificate upon completion of the course. Our online courses are designed for people who require the knowledge of asbestos and its principles and also we cater for people who live in rural areas who cannot access face-to-face training to be assessed for practical competencies.
As this course is online only and practical competencies cannot be assessed via this method, participants will not receive an ASQA accredited certificate and, depending on your employer, may not be suitable for work. Check with your employer if this course is right for you if required for employment purposes before commencing the course. We do not offer refunds to students who did not realise they need accredited certificates.
Participants are required to complete online multiple choice quizzes after reading the various guides provided in the online portal.
After all the guides and quizzes have been completed successfully, participants will be required to submit a declaration in order to receive their certificate.
Participants will receive an electronic copy of their certificate immediately upon successful completion of the course, hard copy documents incur a $10 postage fee.
For technical specifications, please view our System Requirements document.
The training takes up to 2-3 hours, self paced. Some participants may take a shorter time to complete this course based on their workplace experience.
ONLINE ONLY PAYMENTS $45.00
How To Start Your Course
To enrol into your course, please follow the instructions below – this will also be sent in an email once your have registered.
- Select “Enrol” below
- Complete booking form
- Please check your emails for the verification code. Use the enrolment link in your confirmation email to start your course and enter the verification code to make an account. Once you have made your account you can start learning.