P404 – Air Monitoring Training Course

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.


To provide candidates with all the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge in the techniques of air sampling and clearance testing, and the provisions for issuing certificates for reoccupation following removal or remediation works involving asbestos products.

Suitability – Who should attend?:

Anyone who undertakes clearance testing as part of their work (e.g. asbestos site analyst). Undertakes asbestos fibre counting and requires an understanding of the external processes used in air sampling (or as supplementary learning to P403). Manages asbestos analysts.

Pre Course Requisites:

Awareness of the contents of HSG248 Asbestos: The Analysts’ Guide for sampling, analysis and clearance procedures • Prior experience of undertaking clearance testing (including air sampling and issuing certificates of reoccupation).

Any queries can be sent via info@natas.co.uk and one of our industry experienced trainers will reply accordingly.


2 days including exam


Candidates who pass the formative practical assessment and written examinations within 12 months will be awarded a Proficiency Certificate in Air Sampling of Asbestos and MMMF and Requirements for a Certificate of Reoccupation Following Clearance of Asbestos.


We currently provide in-house training only for BOHS P404. Laboratory required for onsite training, Microscope & Fume Cupboard required for each candidate attending.

£160.00 (no VAT) BOHS exam fee per person
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Who are Natas?

NATAS was first established in 1996 as the National Asbestos Training & Accreditation Scheme. It was the first 100% dedicated asbestos training provider in the UK and the first independent asbestos training provider to be recognised by HSE. Since then NATAS has trained tens of thousands of people in all aspects of asbestos from awareness through to asbestos removal and maintenance, asbestos surveying, material analysis, air testing and consultancy.

NATAS remains the UK's longest established independent asbestos training provider and to this day maintains itself as a highly respected training provider in the UK and worldwide.

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