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Statement of Attainment in Non-Friable Asbestos Removal

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Overview About this course

Obtain the required skills and training to safely and properly remove and dispose non-friable or bonded asbestos. Recognise and manage the associated risks and work as an asbestos removal specialist for a licensed Class B asbestos removal company.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Prepare, contain and remove non-friable asbestos containing material (ACM)

  • Identify and barricade the location of non-friable asbestos materials

  • Safely set up asbestos work areas

  • Carry out proper non-friable asbestos removal and decontamination processes

  • Clean up work areas according to regulatory requirements

  • Safely dispose of ACM in an approved waste facility

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • A pathway to further study in asbestos removal

  • Specialist skills to carry out non-friable asbestos removal and decontamination processes

  • The ability to work as an asbestos removal specialist with a licensed Class B asbestos removal company

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • Successful completion of the unit, CPCCWHS1001 (Prepare to work safely in the construction industry) or its equivalent, or

  • Successful completion of the Statement of Attainment in Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry or its equivalent

Completion requirements

During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:

  • 100 points for identification which includes your date of birth, signature, address and photo. This is needed for the SafeWork NSW assessment. For more information, please visit SafeWork NSW.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A safety-conscious mindset

  • Keen attention to detail

  • An interest to work as a Class B non-friable (bonded) asbestos removal specialist

  • Some experience working in the construction industry

  • Language, literacy and numeracy skills at a Year 10 level

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: asbestos removal worker.


Asbestos removal is a dangerous process. You must have a licence to carry out this work properly and safely. There are different asbestos removal licences, which mean you can remove different types of asbestos. A Class B asbestos removal licence allows you to remove more than 10 square metres of non-friable asbestos. You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for this licence. You can visit SafeWork NSW for more information on eligibility and application requirements.

Study pathways

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Previous study 0 Courses

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The Statement of Attainment in Non-Friable Asbestos Removal does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

  • Remove non-friable asbestos CPCCDE3014

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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