CPCCDE3015 Remove Friable Asbestos

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Course Options:          Classroom - 1 Attendance dayFAMANZ Sponsor

Pricing:                          $590    (Note: discount available when completing with other units)

Classroom Training

Our Facilitator will work with you to pass on the knowledge and skills required for this unit. A Learner Guide, Practical Activities that closely simulate a worksite and Class Discussions; will assist and support you. Knowledge and Practical Assessments are then completed.

Note: Asbestos training services are delivered by Training Momentum Pty Ltd under a Third-Party Agreement with with Alert Force RTO 91826. Certificates are issued by Alert Force after all documentation has been submitted and course fees paid.

Course Overview 

Nationally Recognised Training

This nationally recognised course will equip you with the knowledge and skills that will help you safely plan and undertake the removal of friable asbestos, in all states of Australia. (Friable asbestos is also referred to as Class A Asbestos)

This course applies, if you are carrying out removal of:

  • Any asbestos under an A Class Unrestricted Asbestos Licence
  • any asbestos material that is friable in nature or appearance. Friable is defined as asbestos material that is “easily crumbled by hand pressure”

The Construction Industry Training Fund CTIF have subsidies available for eligible construction industry businesses and employees. Contact them on 9244 0100.

Course Structure

This Course includes training and information on:

  • WHS Legislative requirements and compliance
  • What is friable asbestos material
  • Identifying asbestos containing materials
  • Health issues relating to asbestos exposure
  • Friable Asbestos removal risk assessments; Hazards, Controls and safe work methods
  • Planning and preparing for Friable asbestos removal
  • Methods for safe and compliant removal of asbestos materials
  • Enclosures, Air Monitoring and encapsulation
  • Waste disposal methods
  • Processes for decontamination and site clean ups

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to remove friable asbestos containing material (ACM). The unit includes preparing, enclosing and removing friable ACM, and includes knowledge of decontamination and disposal requirements.

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.

Regulatory Information

Asbestos removal licenses are required for asbestos removal works 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.

Asbestos Licence (Restricted Class B or Unrestricted Class A)

An Unrestricted OR Restricted Asbestos Licence is required in Western Australia for the removal of materials that contain asbestos. 

  • Restricted B Class Licence allows your company to remove amounts exceeding 10 square metres of bonded non-friable asbestos
  • Unrestricted A Class Licence enables removal of all asbestos types - Friable & Non-friable

To be considered for an Restricted Asbestos Removal Licence Application, you must hold both of the units CPCCDE3014 Remove Non-friable Asbestos AND CPCCDE4008 Supervise Asbestos Removal AND demonstrate you have prior experience in removing asbestos.

Note: Please contact WorkSafe WA for information 0n asbestos removal licence applications. 

The pre-requiste requirement for this course is to hold both units:

  1. CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (required to attain a Construction White Card)
  2.  CPCCDE3014 Remove Non-friable Asbestos

If you do not have both of these, contact us immediately and we will arrange for you to attain these prior to your friable asbestos course.


To enrol today, please select your preferred course date from our course calendar and follow the simple instructions.

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CPCCDE3015 Remove Friable Asbestos

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