The BOHS P405 course is the industry-standard qualification for those whose work involves asbestos management, such as duty holders, building managers, responsible persons, and those who look after asbestos management data.
The course provides the background knowledge required to manage identified asbestos in buildings and ensures that appropriate management processes are followed and documented properly. It also gives you the knowledge to make better procurement decisions, and to monitor the quality of the services provided by other asbestos professionals through understanding the standards and procedures that you should be following.
Candidates for this course are expected to have an awareness of the contents of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR) 2012 and in particular, Regulation 4 and the supporting Approved Code of Practice and guidance L143 Managing and working with asbestos.
You should also have detailed knowledge of the different asbestos types and their health hazards, as well as the methods of control including personal protection. This can be achieved by completing the BOHS P400 foundation module.
The syllabus comprises of four sections:
- Management of asbestos in buildings
- Asbestos remediation
- Role of the laboratory/analysts
Who is this course for?
- Managers of asbestos in buildings
- Procurers of asbestos-related services
- Those who wish to progress into asbestos management from asbestos surveying or analysis
How long is the course?
This course is run over a period of 5 days, which includes at least 32 hours of study time. At least 28 hours will be taught (teaching and practical assessments) and 4 hours will be independent study to be completed in your own time. There are 2 written examinations which each last 120 minutes (4 hours in total), and 1 practical assessment.
A successful completion of parts A, B and C within 12 months will mean you are presented with a Proficiency Certificate in Management of Asbestos in Buildings (including asbestos removal).
£700.00 per person (5 day course) + vat (exclusive of £170 BOHS Exam Fee)