Asbestos Training

Asbestos training courses now available online

Fibresafe NZ in conjunction with ITANZ, as the leading innovators and leading training providers for Asbestos, are approved BOHS training providers for both online and face to face training.

We offer a range of training options including: 

  • Asbestos Surveying and Assessment. (BOHS IP402 & IP404 courses)
  • Asbestos awareness training for trades, homeowners, & workplaces
  • A Class & B Class Asbestos Removal Training
  • Supervisor Asbestos Removal Training 
 

BOHS Courses

Fibresafe NZ are proud to offer the British Occupational Hygiene Society International Proficiency modules for the IP402 & IP404 qualifications. 

We offer these courses both online & in the classroom. Online learning is perfect for those who want to keep to their current work schedules, and who like to learn at their own pace. 

Our highly qualified tutors and excellent training modules will help you advance your career in asbestos surveying & sampling, and asbestos assessment. 

Asbestos Removal Courses

Asbestos Awareness

IP402

Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings

This course aims to provide background and practical knowledge in the surveying of buildings for asbestos and to provide general guidance on management procedures necessary to minimise exposure to any identified asbestos. 

It is important to note that before undertaking this course students are expected to be aware of the principles required to survey buildings for asbestos. Additionally, experience of asbestos surveying under the supervision of a competent surveyor would be beneficial. 

Upon successful completion of this course students should:

  • Have a clear understanding of the requirements relating to safe management of asbestos in buildings
  • Be able to describe the uses of asbestos in buildings and the public health risks these might pose
  • Understand the principles of and requirements for asbestos surveys, risk assessment and risk management strategies and their role in reducing health risks
  • Have detailed knowledge of the approved methods for the sampling of ‘bulk asbestos’ along with situations where segregation might be required
  • Have a good understanding of suitable PPE & RPE to be used and the methods for personal decontamination

$2395.00

This price includes GST

Attending this course requires additional study and reading outside of class times. 

Students are advised to make use of the pre-study tools provided by Fibresafe NZ & BOHS before course begins to improve chances of successful completion. 

Upcoming Courses

July
IP402 - Online
25 June - 9 July 2020
IP402 - Wellington
6th July - 9 July 2020
69 Cuba Street, Petone
August
IP402 - Online
23 July - 6 August 2020
IP402 - Wellington
3 August - 6 August 2020
69 Cuba Street, Petone

IP404

Air Monitoring, Clearance Inspections and Reoccupation Following the Removal of Asbestos

The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the techniques and processes involved in air sampling; an overview of asbestos removal work; the process of sign-off and reoccupation following removal works; and how to undertake this work in a safe manner.

Upon successful completion of this course students should:

  • Be able to understand the scope of asbestos assessment work by undertaking a thorough review of the removal methodology.
  • Be able to confirm by means of on-site inspections that removal has been undertaken in line with the methodology.
  • Understand the risks/hazards associated with asbestos removal work, and to ensure that appropriate safety measures are in place – specifically in regard to cleanliness and decontamination.
  • Be able to verify that work has been completed by means of thorough visual inspections and air testing within work areas.
  • Understand the importance of communicating any findings and observations, and how to document these appropriately.
  • Have an understanding of the limitations of the method, common issues that can arise and potential conflicts of interest.  

$2095.00

This price includes GST

Attending this course requires additional study and reading outside of class times. 

Students are advised to make use of the pre-study tools provided by Fibresafe NZ & BOHS before course begins to improve chances of successful completion. 

Upcoming Courses

June
IP404 - Online
4 June - 18 June 2020
IP404 - Wellington
16 June - 18 June 2020
69 Cuba Street, Petone
July
IP404 - Online
2 July - 16 July 2020
IP404 - Wellington
14 July - 16 July 2020
69 Cuba Street, Petone
August
IP404 - Online
30 July - 13 August 2020
IP404 - Wellington
11 August - 13 August 2020
69 Cuba Street, Petone

Asbestos Awareness Workshops

General asbestos awareness

This workshop is designed to reduce the amount of harm caused to those trades’ people who may be exposed to asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) during the course of their employment.

  • Asbestos exposure standards, health effects, health surveillance and medical monitoring;
  • Common products containing Asbestos;
  • New Zealand Legislation and Regulations applicable to asbestos handling and removal;
  • Identification, assessment and control of asbestos in buildings;
  • Safe working procedures including the correct wearing, maintenance and use of PPE/RPE;
  • Decontamination procedures; and
  • Storing Labeling and disposal of Asbestos waste.
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