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CPCCDE3014 Remove non-friable asbestos 

RTO Code: 21519

Duration: 1 day (face to face)

Aim: This nationally accredited recognised course provides participants with the knowledge and practical skills to safely remove non-friable asbestos containing materials, suitable for a person or company who holds a Class B Asbestos Removal Licence.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Introduction to asbestos
  • Where asbestos is found
  • Risks of working with asbestos
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Air monitoring and visual clearances
  • Prepare for asbestos removal
  • Prepare asbestos removal site
  • Set up asbestos work area
  • Remove non-friable asbestos
  • Carry out decontamination process
  • Clean up work area
  • Regulatory processes
    • OHS Regulations 2017 & Compliance Codes 2019
    • Air monitoring and visual clearances
    • Workplace procedures for removing non-friable asbestos
  • Waste transport and disposal

A fit check is included as an assessment component of the course. Students are encouraged to bring their own respirators to the training session.


  • All participants must hold CPCCOHS1001A - ‘Work safely in the construction industry’ obtained after 11 May 2009 or CPCCWHS1001 - ‘Prepare to work safely in the construction industry’. This is commonly known as a ‘White Card’.
  • A Certificate of Completion for Remove non-friable asbestos can be provided to student who cannot provide the original or a certified copy of the required certificate

Learners Needs:

In order to identify individual learners' requirements please bring to our attention any candidate that has any needs such as; literacy, access or, medical restrictions so arrangements can be made prior to course commencement.

Literacy and Numeracy Requirements:

To be successful in the unit, students must have sufficient English written and oral language skills to enable clear and direct communication with trainer and other students.
Students must be able to; collaborate effectively with others and complete a multiple choice knowledge assessment.

If you have any concerns regarding this requirement please contact our friendly HAZCON training team to discuss what assisted learning options we have available to you.

Required to bring on the day:

  • Evidence of CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry or CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (white card)
  • Proof of ID (drivers’ licence or equivalent, with photo); brought to the training course.
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number: refer to attached document ‘Factsheet – Student Information for the USI’, for further information on what and how to obtain a USI.
  • Half face respirator mask. Students are encouraged to bring their own respirators to the training session, as a fit check is included as an assessment component of the course.

The WorkSafe Victoria Removing Asbestos in Victoria Compliance Code section 373 states; ‘The minimum recommended RPE for this task is a non-disposable half-face respirator with a P1 filter or P2 filter.’ Appendix E of the compliance code further states; ‘Disposable half-face respirators are not recommended for ongoing asbestos removal work.


To be successful in this course the student must satisfactorily complete 3 assessment tasks that include a mixture of practical observations and knowledge questioning.

The students must be fit and able to carry out basic construction work involved in the removal of asbestos for the purpose of the assessments. Delivery of the knowledge questioning can be adjusted to meet the students learning needs.

If required; students are provided with two re-assessment opportunities on the day. Access to our appeals process is available in our student handbook should the student wish to consider that option if competency hasn't been achieved after two re-assessment opportunities.


HAZCON will issue a CPCCDE3014 Remove non friable asbestos certificate and wallet card upon:

  • Successful completion of the training course.
  • Provision of identification and prerequisite documentation, as listed above.


Information on how to obtain a licence can be found via the State Regulator, in Victoria via WorkSafe Victoria link https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/asbestos-removal-licence-application

  • You do not need a Class B licence yourself if you are working under the authority of a licenced operator (e.g. the company or supervisor).
  • The State Regulators issue licences for asbestos removal. Training providers: HAZCON provide training on how to safely remove asbestos.


Useful information can be located on the via  Regulator websites such as, WorkSafe Victoria Compliance Codes

Would you like to apply for Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)?

If you believe you have the industry skills, knowledge and experience removing non-friable asbestos then you may be eligible for RPL. Please contact the Business Services Manager to discuss your suitability as an RPL candidate. The appropriate documentation will be provided to you if the RPL process is applicable to you.

Important Notes:

1. HAZCON provides realistic simulation activities to provide participants with real world scenarios; however, we don't use any asbestos containing materials.
2. All equipment required for the training course is provided.

  •  A fit check is included as an assessment component of the course; students are encouraged to bring their own respirators to the training

This course is one of our publicly run courses. To look at the available dates in your area and enrol follow one of the links below:

CPCCDE3014 Remove non-friable asbestos
Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm.

 Cost: $370 per person **This course is GST Free (Including comprehensive course notes & catering).

DatesLocation Book
Tuesday, 27 September 2022Notting HillBook
Wednesday, 19 October 2022Notting HillBook
Monday, 14 November 2022Notting HillBook
Wednesday, 14 December 2022Notting HillBook

"This course can also be run just for you at your workplace.

If you are interested you can contact us on 1800 429 266 or via  email: training@hazcon.com.au




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