This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the removal process for friable and non-friable asbestos containing material (ACM). The unit includes planning for and supervising the removal process, including preparing the work area and the worksite, using safe and compliant removal practices, maintaining safety procedures, and supervising the decontamination and removal processes.
Ensuring compliance with the asbestos removal control plan (ARCP) is central to the effective performance of the role. This includes ensuring and documenting that required air monitoring and other testing and certification processes are conducted by licensed asbestos assessors according to legislation.
Site locations include domestic, commercial, demolition and construction, ships, soils and fences.
Occupational licenses are required nationally. Work must be completed according to relevant legislation, the Code of Practice for the Safe Removal of Asbestos, industry guidelines, customer and organisational requirements, including work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures, and regulatory requirements.
This unit is required for all supervisors of the ACM removal process. Candidates wishing to supervise friable ACM removal must complete CPCCCDE3015 Remove friable asbestos. Candidates wishing to supervise non-friable ACM removal must complete CPCCCDE3014 Remove non-friable asbestos.
Candidates are advised to check for regulatory requirements relating to relevant industry experience for licensing purposes.