How long are asbestos training courses?

The Asbestos Management Planner training accredits individuals to be the AHERA Dedicated Person to assess an asbestos hazard and recommend appropriate response actions. This training is for those responsible for facility mitigation activities, including management of data associated with online asbestos awareness work, response action planning, scheduling and administration. The Management Planner also coordinates any activities of an asbestos operations and maintenance program. Do not let your Asbestos Management Planner license expire! This Management Planner refresher course provides a review of subjects covered in the Management Planner initial course. The Management Planner is the person who develops the written program for managing asbestos awareness training courses containing materials identified during the asbestos building inspection.

Duration of training courses

  • • Preventing exposure to the fiber or, where not possible, make sure it is kept as low as reasonably practicable.
  • • Keeping exposure below a certain control limit.
  • • Presuming that all materials contain asbestos unless there is evidence to the contrary.
  • • Keeping an up to date written record of the location and condition of any asbestos materials or presumed asbestos containing materials.
  • • Ensuring written records are sufficient to allow another person to identify the materials.
  • • Assessing the risk of anyone being exposed to fibers from these materials