CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal
(CPCCBC4051A) - (Release 1.0)
Training Package: CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package (Release 7.0-9.4)
Study Modes: Classroom - 2 Attendance days
Pricing: $490 - Classroom only * Note : BCITF Subsidy may apply
Notes: 1. See Pre-Requisite requirement below!
2. A Combination course is available, including either or both of; Remove Non-Friable Asbestos; Remove Friable Asbestos and Supervise Asbestos Removal qualifications. The combination course is a minimum of 2 days and requires payment for each qualification - contact us for details and dates.
Construction Industry Training Fund - Training Subsidy
If you are working in the Building and Construction Industry in Western Australia, this course may attract a subsidy from the CTF. Subsidies are available to help reduce training costs for eligible businesses and employees to develop and enhance their skills.
Eligible individuals and/or employers seeking the Supplementary Skills Subsidy, need to submit the appropriate claim form on successful completion of the course. Contact the CTF on 9244 0100 or email them for more information.
Study in a face to face classroom environment; supported by our Facilitator, Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Practical Activities and Class Discussion. Partial completion of Assessment Guides can be achieved in class time with the balance of Assessments completed in your own time.
Nominal minimum hours of study plus individual research and on the job application is 40 hours (normally over a period of 2- 4 weeks) from commencement. During the balance of the time, learners will be engaged in work-based/simulated work-based (portfolio building) activities and assessments.
Students are required to complete and submit all assessment requirements within 3 months of commencement.
This nationally recognised course will equip you with knowledge and skills that will help you supervise and direct employees in the safe removal of asbestos or where they may be working in an environment that exposes them to Asbestos. Supervisors must also complete the CPCCDE3014A Remove Non-friable Asbestos course as well.
This course has become a requirement for some contractors and their employees to obtain, if you are planning to:
- undertake work in the Telecommunications Industry i.e. NBN related
- working on a site that is owned or controlled by the Federal Government
- working in other states of Australia
This CPCC Course includes training and information on:
- Legislative requirements and compliance
- Supervision of staff in the removal of asbestos
- Identifying types of asbestos
- Health issues relating to asbestos exposure
- Conducting risk assessments
- Identifying hazards, controls and safe work methods
- Planning asbestos removal
- Processes and tools required for safe asbestos removal
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the removal process for friable and non-friable asbestos-containing material (ACM). The unit includes planning for and supervising the removal process, including preparing the work area and the work site, using safe and compliant removal practices, maintaining safety procedures, and supervising the decontamination and removal processes.
Ensuring compliance with the asbestos removal control plan (ARCP) is central to the effective performance of the role. This includes ensuring and documenting that required air monitoring and other testing and certification processes are conducted by licensed asbestos assessors according to legislation.
Site location for work may be either domestic or commercial, and may be a demolition site, a new work site or an existing structure being renovated, extended, restored or maintained. Project sites may be construction sites and may also include ships, soils and fences.
Occupational licenses are required nationally.
Work must be completed according to relevant legislation, the Code of Practice for the Safe Removal of Asbestos, industry guidelines, customer and organisational requirements, including work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures.
Regulatory mechanisms apply to this unit. This unit is required for all supervisors of the ACM removal process. Candidates are advised to check for regulatory requirements.
Other Asbestos Courses
There is a range of asbestos courses available to suit an individual, workplace and Legislative requirements. Some of these courses are not nationally recognised units of competency, but may be a requirement for your situation. Please contact us to discuss your situation and gain further information or guidance. An example is the following course which is a requirement for asbestos removal companies who wish to obtain a Restricted Asbestos Licence from WorkSafe WA.
Restricted Asbestos Licence (separate course)
A Restricted Asbestos Licence (RAL) is required by law in Western Australia for the removal of materials that contain non-friable asbestos. Holding a current licence allows your company to remove amounts exceeding 10 square metres of bonded (non-friable) asbestos. Removal of Friable asbestos requires an Unrestricted Licence. Please contact WorkSafe WA for further information.
You can complete the RAL course on the same day as the Superviser Course course for an additional $100.
Application for WorkSafe WA Restricted Asbestos Removal Licence RAL001
The RAL course is a pre-requisite for your application to Worksafe to receive your Restricted Asbestos Licence for WA. This licence is valid for three years. For more information on this licence, the application, fees and Worksafe requirements, please visit their website click here.
Note: Worksafe licence applications require an application and licence fee payment in addition to this course.
Entry Requirements/Pathways / Pre-Requisite
There is a compulsory pre-requiste requirement for this course. You must evidence that you hold the unit of competency:
CPCCOHS1001A OR CPCCWHS1001 Work safely in the construction industry (also known as Construction White Card)
Note: a White Card or a Blue Card issued prior to 11 May 2009; is invalid for the pre-requisite.
If you do not have this qualification, please arrange to obtain this prior to enrolling in your asbestos course.
Articulation Pathways from the Qualification
On completion of this unit of qualification, you may undertake further specialist qualifications; eg Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41415); and Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41515) or generic qualifications such as Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015); OR Certificate IV in Business (BSB40215).
Each applicant will be interviewed to ensure suitability of the program for the individual and his/her current position and/or career path.
To enrol in the CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal course today, please select your preferred course date from our course calendar and follow the simple instructions.
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CPCCBC4051A Supervise Asbestos Removal
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