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Asbestos Awareness

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Course overview

This training course provides building construction and maintenance workers with a basic awareness of asbestos, where it may be found, its health hazards, and the safety control measures that should be applied to prevent exposure of workers and others.

You will learn:

  • identification of asbestos or asbestos containing materials (ACMs) in the workplace
  • health effects of asbestos exposure
  • asbestos and the law
  • duty of care

On successful completion of this short course, you will be issued with a HIA Statement of Completion.

If you register for a virtual course, you will need to ensure you have access to an electronic device with video and audio capabilities to dial into the virtual session.

CPD points

This workshop has been approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points as below:

  • NSW – 3pts
  • TAS – 3pts

Fees

Member Non-member CSQ eligible (QLD only)  
$165 $275  $20

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  • Has the right to work in Australia and;
  • Is the owner of an eligible Building and Construction Small Business OR
  • Is an employee of an eligible Building and Construction Business who is directly involved the day to day running of the business (business with 20 or less employees that conducts building and construction work in the Queensland Building and Construction Industry and is based in Queensland).
And must not be:
  • An employee of any authority
  • Currently enrolled and participant in an Queensland secondary school program
  • A contracted trainer or assessor or existing worker of an RTO
  • Previously funded under this program for the same contract term.
Evidence to be submitted during the registration process:
  • Medicare card
  • Payslip – including name of employer, employee, job title, duties undertaken
  • If small business owner – a copy of ABN/ACN registration.

Group Training: Professional Development


 

HIA can provide tailored Professional Development (PD) sessions for your team that are dedicated to the topics that affect your business.

Get in touch to arrange an industry expert-led group session at a time and date that suits you.

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* Prices include GST. The course fee does not include required resources (if applicable)

Who would do this training?

This training covers many different fields within the construction industry, confined space workers, agriculture and asbestos removal personnel.

  • Construction industry workers including:
    • licensed and unlicensed tradespeople
    • painters
    • window installers
    • cabinet makers
    • fencers and labourers.
  • Workers who enter ceiling cavities including:
    • pest spray operators
    • insulation installers
    • air-conditioning installers
    • maintenance and repair workers
    • persons making recommendations on or improving solar capacity for a property.
  • Some agricultural industry workers, including some farmers and landscapers
  • Workers involved in the removal, maintenance or repair of any products or infrastructure likely to contain asbestos, eg brake pads, backyard ponds, swimming pools, sheds, letter boxes, insulation, lagging, cement, sheeting, roofing and flooring.

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Why study with HIA?

Nationally Recognised Training
Online, virtual & in-person modes
Earn CPD Points
Government-subsidised
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Highly qualified trainers
Melissa Snel NSync Constructions "I heard about all the fantastic webinars and training opportunities. HIA is well suited to our business. You've got to continue learning and I'm getting that from HIA, 100 per cent." Melissa Snel NSync Constructions "I heard about all the fantastic webinars and training opportunities. HIA is well suited to our business. You've got to continue learning and I'm getting that from HIA, 100 per cent." Jacob Whelan Past student - Tasmania "I recommend HIA if you want to go further in your building career. By studying this course, I gained knowledge to run my own business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about in business." Jacob Whelan Past student - Tasmania "I recommend HIA if you want to go further in your building career. By studying this course, I gained knowledge to run my own business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about in business."