Supervise Asbestos Removal

CPCCBC4051A This course provides participants with the required knowledge and skills required to supervise the removal process for friable and non-friable asbestos containing material (ACM).

The Asbestos supervisor has the responsibility for assuring that other workers are adequately equipped and trained and to ensure all other parties are informed and advised of risks associated with asbestos removal work. This may include owners, controllers of work premises, regulators, employees and affected parties.

The supervisor is also responsible for controlling risks, implementing health and safety procedures and for safe and compliant asbestos removal and disposal.

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On successful completion of this course will enable participants to Supervise the safe and compliant removal of all types of asbestos

Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a Statement of Attainment.


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Course Outline | 1 day training course

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.

  • Planning for Asbestos Removal
  • Preparing site for removal
  • Supervising testing, compliance and documentation in consultation with the licensed asbestos assessor and the asbestos removalist
  • Overseeing removal and decontamination processes
  • Supervising and supporting team members

Take this course if you want to

  • Know how to plan for and implement control measures for removal projects
  • Plan and implement use of correct personal protection equipment and decontamination procedures consistent with the requirements of the project
  • Understand and effectively communicate legal and regulatory obligations for asbestos removal to other parties who are required to be notified.
  • Be able to recognize and communicate to workers, site-specific risks associated with asbestos removal and to effectively communicate strategies for avoiding risks
  • Be able to specify and utilize supplied and equipment appropriate for the project
  • Understand and implement the correct safety requirements for a variety of asbestos removal projects including understanding air monitoring procedures/results
  • Implement and direct emergency procedures when dealing with asbestos incidents
  • Identify different asbestos materials, interpret and communicate the contents of asbestos registers, develop asbestos removal control plans and to coordinate equipment and personnel for an effective and compliant removal.


Participants will be required to complete a written and practical assessment.


1. You must be at least 18 years of age to participate in this course.
2. You must have completed a white card CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the Construction Industry (construction induction) before undertaking work on the field. This course is offered online at Axiom College for $49, and may be done before or after your course, but before you undertake Asbestos work.
3. An adequate level of physical fitness. You need to be fit enough to take part in simple activities such as setting up signage and barriers; removing sheeting; and bagging materials.
4. Clothing: On the day of training, it is expected that all participants wear work ready clothing suitable for construction.

It is strongly recommended that participants have undertaken the CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable Asbestos course before undertaking this course, or have evidence that they have practical experience.


You will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for CPCCBC4051A Supervise Asbestos Removal. With this training, you must also apply to the WHSQ for registration as a supervisor.

If you are a BUSINESS, you must apply for and obtain a “Licence to Remove Asbestos”. Only someone with an ABN can apply. As a business you hold the licence and then nominate a QUALIFIED supervisor as the nominated responsible person (or licence holder).

From the 1st January 2014 all asbestos removal work must be supervised by a certified, qualified supervisor (CPCCBC4051A), and workers must also be certified (CPCCDE3014).

If you are not a PCBU (person in control of a business or undertaking) and wish to conduct class B asbestos removal work on behalf of a PCBU you will need to complete the course CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos.

If you wish to establish a business (and become a PCBU), you should contact the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Office of Fair Trading for information regarding your options and whether you need to register a business.

Licence holders should refer to the Asbestos transitional arrangements for further information about conditions of the extensions, transitional arrangements and new requirements under the new Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011.

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Delivery Options

The course is delivered in a face-to-face format at Axiom’s training rooms and includes extensive practical assessments over a full day. On-site training can be provided if suitable areas are available to complete practical assessments.

Asbestos Supervisor - Class

Course Training Plan

Unit Code Unit Name
CPCCBC4051A Supervise Asbestos Removal

Available Enrolment Options

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