Safety 'n Action Safety 'n Action AXIOM TRAINING

Non-Friable Asbestos Class B

Key Information

Duration: 2 Days (16 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 8

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$800 Per Person

Price (excl GST)

$5600 Company Booking

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Under the Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016, a PCBU (a company, sole trader, or self-employed person) is required to have an Asbestos Removal Licence issued by WorkSafe to legally remove more than 10m2 of non-friable asbestos (Class B).

NZQA accredited training is a prerequisite of the new licensing system for all workers and supervisors.
This interactive course is designed for anyone working on a site likely to contain Asbestos, or anyone who may be required to sample or remove any amount of Non-Friable Asbestos or Asbestos Containing Material (ACM). This includes builders, electricians, plumbers, drain layers and other trades.

In accordance with the requirements to maintain Consent to Assess for the unit standards taught on this course, Safety ‘n Action had this course pre moderated and approved by our standard setting body, The Skills Organisation.

Students need to have 3 months of work experience in the industry prior to doing the course.

Please bring along your ID - We need to verify the identity of students in attendance, please bring ID with you on the day of training.

  • Unit Standards - AA CB (Click to see more detail)









    Demonstrate knowledge of asbestos and safety procedures




    Remove non-friable asbestos


Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identification of Asbestos and ACM
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the associated health risks
  3. Interpret relevant legislation and new asbestos licencing rules
  4. Select and use appropriate Personal and Respiratory Protective Equipment
  5. Take samples safely for laboratory analysis
  6. Follow safe removal procedures for non-friable asbestos and ACM
  7. Understand requirements for containment and safe disposal of asbestos
  8. Conduct personal decontamination procedures


  1. Demonstrated experience, skills and knowledge in Health and Safety in the construction or trades

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.