Asbestos Safety Training Courses
Firefect offers a number of courses related to asbestos safety and other materials known to be hazardous to health when breathed in as particulate matter. Nationally recognised training is available in asbestos awareness and working safely with asbestos contaminated materials.
We also offer courses in operation of breathing apparatus as well as asbestos, silica, drug, alcohol and manual handling awareness.
Our specialist training can be undertaken at our training centre in Dubbo or we can bring our mobile simulation trailers to your job or work site. Firefect is your perfect training solution for all things confined space and work safety.
Call us on (02) 6885 3000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your training needs today.
The qualification gained from successful completion of this course is mandatory for those in the ACT who have a reasonable expectation of having to work with asbestos or asbestos containing material.
The course covers identification of areas where asbestos may be present, gaining knowledge in the hazards and risks associated with asbestos exposure, the precautions needing to be taken in the presence of asbestos, reporting and general understanding of duties of care.
This course covers the preparation of work sites, personal protective equipment (PPE), safe drilling practices and decontamination of areas where asbestos or asbestos containing materials are present.
Participants must have completed 10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness before taking part in this course. 10559NAT is also a required qualification for people in the ACT that may work or be required to work with asbestos containing materials.
Learn how to operate breathing apparatus so that you can safely enter and work in confined spaces that contain an irrespirable atmosphere. Participants will engage in the operation and maintenance of breathing apparatus equipment as defined by AS/NZS 1715:2009.
Operate Breathing Apparatus is a coursed aimed at those that work in confined spaces that are likely to contain hazardous gases and vapours or are oxygen deficient. As the breathing apparatus requires a seal to be made around your mouth, participants must be clean shaven in order to take part in the course.
This non-accredited course is designed to improve the skills and knowledge of those already working in or seeking to work in the construction industry. This course complements the skills already gained by completing a White Card course to improve the ability of a participant to effectively and safely contribute in the workplace.
The course covers areas related to asbestos and silica awareness, alcohol and drug policies and testing as well as issues that arise through the manual handling of goods and equipment in an incorrect manner.