New Licensed Asbestos Supervisor – South West England


This course is for an existing licensed asbestos operative, who is moving into a site supervisory capacity.

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Licensed Asbestos Supervisor training is in accordance with Regulation 10 of Work with materials containing asbestos, Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, Approved Code of Practice and guidance (L143) and Chapter 4 of Asbestos: The licensed contractors’ guide (HSG247).

Course Content

This course provides the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills required of asbestos removal projects.

Course Requirements

Candidates should have previously worked within the asbestos removal industry, and should have the knowledge and practical experience of the tasks an operative needs to perform.

The syllabus comprises of the following sections:

  • Types, uses and risks of asbestos containing materials
  • Health risks of asbestos
  • Asbestos related legislation
  • Site set up, maintenance and dismantling
  • Controlled stripping techniques
  • Respiratory protective equipment and personal protective equipment and clothing
  • Transit procedures and decontamination
  • Cleaning and clearance air testing
  • Plant and equipment
  • Waste management and disposal
  • Emergency procedures
  • Potential non-asbestos hazards associated with asbestos removal
  • Common faults associated with asbestos removal
  • Roles and responsibilities within an asbestos removal company
  • The need for site inspections and record-keeping
  • Management systems and monitoring
  • Risk assessments and plan of work
  • Information, instruction and training
  • Construction of enclosures and airlocks

Who is the course for?

This course is for people who have already worked as an asbestos removal operative in the industry, and are looking to move on to the role of a removal supervisor.

How long is the course?

The course runs over a three day period, with at least 18 hours of training required. Candidates must complete a short assessment at the end of the course.


A successful completion of the course allows candidates to undertake asbestos licensed works in accordance with the Control of Asbestos regulations 2012 and all associated Codes of practice.


£450 per person (3 day course) + vat

Additional information
Additional Information

Lunch and onsite parking are provided within the cost of this course

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