To provide background and practical knowledge in the surveying of buildings for asbestos and to provide general guidance on management procedures necessary to minimise exposure to any identified asbestos. The proficiency level module provides the student with the practical knowledge and skills to carry out the stated work, and the three-day course concludes with BOHS invigilated assessments.
All our training is delivered by industry-experienced tutors and is in accordance with BOHS syllabus and HSG 264. The BOHS proficiency certificates (P-certs) are internationally recognised qualifications.
Suitability – Who should attend?
This qualification is applicable for both experienced and relative newcomers to asbestos surveying as a foundation for basic knowledge. This is the minimum recognised qualification for those undertaking asbestos surveys.
Pre Course Requisites
All pre–reading material and training documents will be sent to delegates prior to course commencement along with access to our award wining Asbestos Awareness & Duty to Manage online courses.
Any queries can be sent via firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our industry experienced trainers will reply accordingly.
3 days classroom training with written and practical assessments ‘Asbestos Awareness & Duty to Manage’ eLearning course is to be successfully completed prior to course commencement.
Candidates who pass the examination and assessment within 12 months will be awarded a Proficiency Certificate in Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings.
£525 + VAT
£160 (no VAT) BOHS assessment
In-house options and group bookings available. Call the team on 0870 751 1880 for a bespoke training package.
The syllabus is structured into five sections. Time allocation for each section is also displayed below.
1. Introduction and Legislative Requirements 5%
2. Asbestos in Buildings 25%
3 Risk Assessments and Management of Asbestos 15%
4 Bulk Sampling and Personal Decontamination 20%
5 Practical Work 35%
Note: Reference is made in this syllabus to HSE guidance and other documentation. These may not be the most up-to-date relevant publications from HSE/other sources and are intended as guidance for candidates only.