New Licensed Asbestos Removal Operative - Cat C Operative Training

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New Licensed Asbestos Removal Operative - Cat C Operative

Qualification Title

New Licensed Asbestos Operative – IATP Approved


Asbestos Works

Total Qual. Time

3 Days


IATP accredited certificate

Who Should Attend the Asbestos Removal Operative Training?

This 3 day training is aimed at those who come into direct contact with asbestos, the asbestos operative training will give those who work with an exposure to asbestos the correct skills to deal with the asbestos in order to keep themselves and others safe. No Prior experience with asbestos removal is required.

The Aims of Asbestos Removal Operative Training

This training aims to provide the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to any person who will knowingly disturb asbestos containing materials during the course of their work activities.

The Operative course aims to provide specific training to people who will come into direct contact with asbestos.

Successful completion of this course will allow delegates to perform works including asbestos in accordance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and all associated Codes of Practice, in addition to this candidates will also be able to:
Recognise the types, uses and risks of asbestos containing materials
Recognise the health hazards of asbestos
Demonstrate a knowledge of Asbestos Related Legislation
Understand the requirements of site set up, maintenance and dismantling
Understand the requirements of controlled stripping techniques
Understand the requirements of respiratory protective equipment
Understand the requirements of personal protective equipment and clothing
Understand the requirements of transit procedures and decontamination
Understand the requirements of cleaning and clearance air testing
Understand the requirements of plant and equipment
Understand the requirements of waste management and disposal
Understand the requirements of emergency procedures
Recognise potential non-asbestos hazards associated with asbestos removal
Recognise common faults associated with asbestos removal
Understand the roles and responsibilities within an asbestos removal company
Recognise the need for site inspections and record-keeping
Understand the requirement for management systems and monitoring
Understand the requirements for risk assessments and plans of work
Understand correct decontamination and transit procedures
Understand use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment
Understand the construction of enclosures and airlocks
Understand the use of controlled stripping techniques

Asbestos Removal Operative Course Content

Below is a brief overview of the content of the training:
Identify the types, history of asbestos and the risks of emergency and remedial work
Asbestos related diseases and risks of emergency and remedial work
Asbestos related legislation and the duties of individuals
Requirements for site set up
Controlled Stripping techniques and the requirements
Transit and decontamination procedures
Air testing requirements
Waste management and disposal
Asbestos removal requirements
Record keeping and site inspections
Management systems and monitoring
Enclosures and airlocks

How Will Candidates Be Assessed?

At the end of each module a question and answer session will be held to ensure that the candidate has the necessary knowledge in order to progress, the tutor will continually assess the candidate and give them oral feedback on their progress.

At the end of the training, an invigilated closed book written examination will be completed by each candidate individually, the passing mark of this exam is 80%.
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