Who is it for?
All staff who work in a supervisory capacity on site where they influence the asbestos removal operations. In HSG 247, the HSE state that, “… it is a requirement that all such staff should have attended and passed this course”. Employers should ensure that staff training is fully compliant with the requirements of Regulation 10 of CAR 2006 of HSG 247.
Ensure that employers have meet their obligations under Regulation 10 of HSG 247 and the employees have received the appropriate training and knowledge required to achieve the requirements of Regulation 10 of CAR 2006, HSG 247.
Delegates should note that a multiple choice examination, a plan of work test and practical fault finding exercise are all included in the course. Delegates not achieving the required pass mark of 80% in the exam or assessment will not pass the course and are expected to retake the whole course.
All supervisory staff attending this course will have a clear understanding of the following, delivered to them via theory and practical training:
Legislation – CAR 2006;
Guidance – The Licensed Contractors’ Guide (HSG 247) & The Analyst’s Guide
Assessment and plans of work;
Site set up & management;
Waste management and disposal
(hazardous waste 2005);
Asbestos in buildings.
It is essential delegates bring their own RPE for this course. This course requires candidates to undertake full decontamination; delegates will not pass the course.