CPCCDE3015 Remove friable asbestos

RTO Code: 21519

Duration:  1 day (face to face)

Aim: To provide students with the knowledge and practical skills to safely remove friable asbestos containing materials, suitable for a person or company who holds a Class A Asbestos Removal Licence.

Key Areas Covered:

  • Introduction to asbestos
  • Where asbestos is found
  • Risks of working with asbestos
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Prepare for asbestos removal
  • Prepare asbestos removal area and removal site
  • Enclose removal site
  • Carry out asbestos removal process
  • Carry out decontamination process
  • Clean up work site
    • Complete regulatory, Regulations 2017 & Compliance Codes 2019
    • Air monitoring and visual clearances
    • Workplace Procedures for removing friable asbestos
  • Waste transport and disposal

Respirators Requirement

  • A fit check is included as an assessment component of the course. Students are encouraged to  bring their own respirators to the training session; if possible.
    • One of the assessment tasks for all students attending this course is the fitting of a half face mask.
    •  It should be noted that the student will not be able to complete this course or be issued with a certificate without successfully completing this assessment task.

Mandatory Prerequisites:

  • 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’.
  • CPCCDE3014 Remove non-friable asbestos

                  • If you hold CPCCDE3014A, please speak to HAZCON’s Business Services Manager to discuss what RPL and Gap training options are available.

                             • A Certificate of Completion for Remove 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

Literacy and Numeracy Requirements:

In order 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 simple written documentation 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, CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry or CPCWHS1001 - ‘Prepare to work safely in the construction industry’. (white card)
  • CPCCDE3014 Remove non-friable asbestos                         
  • 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 4 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.


On successful completion and assessed as competent you will receive a Statement of Attainment and wallet card issued by HAZCON Pty Ltd RTO 21519 for CPCCDE3015 Remove friable asbestos.

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

If you believe you have industry skills, knowledge and experience removing 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 if the RPL process is applicable to you.


1.       HAZCON provides realistic simulation activities to provide students with real world scenarios; however, we don't use any asbestos containing materials.

2.       All equipment required for the training course is provided.

Students are encouraged to bring their own respirators to the training session.


CPCCDE3015 Remove friable asbestos


Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Cost: $440.00 per person

This course is GST Free and includes comprehensive course notes and catering.

Location: 8 Industrial Avenue, Notting Hill Victoria 3168.

This course can also be run for a group at your workplace.

If you are interested please contact us on 1800 429 266 or at: training@hazcon.com.au to discuss the options or request a proposal; please note prices vary.

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Privacy Policy and Access

HAZCON is committed to protecting employee, client and participant privacy and confidentiality in line with State and Federal Privacy legislation. Except as required under the Data Provision Requirements 2012, Government Contracts or by law, information about students will not be disclosed to a third party without the consent of the individual.



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