CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal
The course covers the part 4.3 of the WHS/OHS Regulations and meets the needs of removal personnel and supervisors to competently remove asbestos.
Prerequisites / entry requirements
In order to commence this skill set participants are required to have completed the pre-requisite unit:
• CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (or equivalent)
• CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos and/or
• CPCCDE3015A Remove friable asbestos
Four hour program to cover part 4.3 of the WHS/OHS Regulations and meets the needs of removal personnel and supervisors to competently remove asbestos.
4 hours (half-day program).
The course provides skills and abilities to act as supervisor leading a licensed asbestos removal team.
On successful completion of this course, the participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the unit. In addition learners will be provided with an industry Blue Card.
Licensing and registration information
Licensing requirements vary based on whether the State or Territory has accepted the WHS harmonised legislation. For States that operate under this legislation, then an individual will require the units of this course to be able to conduct Asbestos removal and or supervision. Note: The organisation for which the individual works must also must be registered the relevant work safe.
For States that have not adopted the WHS harmonised legislation (e.g. Victoria), Worksafe require the organisation to be licensed and to use trained operatives (who have attend a course at an approved training organisation) – PICAC is approved by Worksafe Victoria.
The course is delivered over a half-day at the PICAC campus.
Training for this course will be conducted at the PICAC campus or other approved and suitable location. The PICAC facility has a purpose built practical training area for the Asbestos classes.
Subject to timetabling and minimum student numbers, this program can be delivered either during the:
• daytime for candidates required to complete skills development required for in house training by employers or
• daytime or evening for self-employed or unsponsored employees wishing to advance their skills.
The program involves both classroom delivery and practical demonstrations and practice. The classroom will on the supervisory and regulatory requirements for the safe removal of ACMs.
Assessments are designed to verify that you are competent in the supervision of safely removing ACMs. To confirm that you are competent you will be observed demonstrating and role-playing your skills. In addition, you will need to complete written questions.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
As this course is conducted primarily as a Worksafe Victoria or similar assured program, recognition of prior learning may not be offered. It is unlikely that RPL would be granted on experience alone and that a demonstration of skills and the application of knowledge will be required to meet regulatory requirements.
Applications for RPL may be considered where there is clear justification – in which case candidates will be required to complete all assessments identified here.
Please contact PICAC if you are considering RPL to discuss.
Category A: $0*
Training participant is a fully financial PPTEU member. May be registered in training course by self or employer.
Category B: $160
Training participant is a Master Plumbers, AMCA or NFIA Association member.
Category C: $200
Training participant is not a member of PPTEU, Master Plumbers, AMCA or NFIA.
Note that this is an expression of interest only and does not guarantee enrolment. Confirmation of course enrolment will be forwarded to you in writing.