Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings
Candidates will receive training in the nature of asbestos and its associated health effects and a detailed review of the various products that contain asbestos.
The course will cover the theory and practical aspects of planning and undertaking asbestos surveys in buildings of various types, the safe and representative sampling of all types of asbestos materials.
Delegates will be trained to produce reports in compliance with HSG 264 incorporating material risk assessments and make appropriate remedial recommendations to their clients.
The course includes a full range of PowerPoint presentations, accompanying notes and additional course materials.
Candidates will be required to pass all of the following to be awarded the module:
A. Formative Practical Assessment
B. Written Theory Examination
C. Written Practical Examination
Qualification and Certificates
Successful completion of the course will give delegates the practical knowledge and skills to be able to carry out building surveys and asbestos bulk sampling in accordance with HSG264. A formal certificate is issued to successful candidates directly by BOHS.
In-house courses are also available (minimum four delegates).
Candidates for this course are expected to be aware of the contents of HSG 264 Asbestos: The Survey Guide and have a minimum of six months prior experience of carrying out asbestos surveys.
Please follow the links for further information on the course syllabus and formative practical assessment.