10559NAT - Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials

Asbestos Training

10559NAT Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials has now been mandated by ACT Government. Working with Asbestos Tool-kits available for purchase

This course will provide you with skills and knowledge to identify asbestos containing materials and implement necessary controls before performing work that may involve drilling into, fixing to and penetrating existing asbestos cement sheeting or other asbestos containing material.

The ACT Government has made amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 to mandate that people in occupations that are likely to work with materials that contain asbestos must complete an approved training course in working safely with asbestos. This course is in addition to the mandated 10675NAT - Course in Asbestos Awareness that came into effect in the ACT on 30 June 2014.

Up to 70% of the course cost may be refundable to eligible applicants through the ACT Building and Construction Industry Training Fund. We will apply for this refund on your behalf on successful completion of the course.

Working with Asbestos Toolkits

In addition, attendees of the course are able to purchase a Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials resource kit on the day. These kits come in a Master Builders kit bag with, 2x Type 5/6 Cat 3 trident SMS Coverall, 2x Disposable boot covers, x4 Asbestos bags, 1x roll duct tape, safety barrier tape "Danger Asbestos", 1x pack wet wipes, 1x brush-on adhesive, 1 box disposable gloves, safety glasses, Asbestos Respirator kit, builders black plastic and cost $290

Program Description

Learn how to identify asbestos containing materials in the classroom before testing your practical application in a simulated training environment where you will penetrate sheeting using appropriate equipment, resources and PPE.

This course is delivered and assessed in English. Participants are required to understand both written and spoken English to a basic level to complete this course. If you are unable to read and write in the English language the professional services of an accredited translator are required (cost at participants expense).

General Information

Dates: Please see training dates below
Time: 8.00am - 12.30pm (AM) or 1.00pm - 5.30pm (PM)
Duration: 4.5 hours
Delivery Method: Face-to-Face Delivery
Location: Skills Centre - 1 Iron Knob Street Fyshwick ACT 2609

Cost: $295 Member* (after rebate) $495 non member* (without rebate)

For membership enquiries for  MBA ACT please contact Simon on 0417 721 126 

Payment must be received at enrolment (unless an approved account holder) - If payment is not received you will not be enrolled in this course.

Pre-Requisite Unit

To be eligible to enrol into this course, participants must have complete either:

  • 10314NAT - Course in Asbestos Awareness, or
  • 10675NAT - Course in Asbestos Awareness.
  • Minimum 16 years old


  • Plan to undertake work where existing ACM may need to be penetrated
  • Undertake work where existing ACM needs to be penetrated
  • Complete work activities after existing ACM has been penetrated


Competent participants will be issues with a Statement of Attainment in WSFACM001A Working Safely with asbestos containing materials

Before you register online you will need to have:

  • Your Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have one you will need to have either one of the following - Medicare card, birth certificate, driver licence, Australian passport, citizenship document, certificate of registration by descent, ImmiCard or Australian entry visa during this online process.
  • A Visa or Mastercard.
Attendees must wear or bring the following PPE to complete practical assessment:
- Safety boots
- High visibility clothing
To enrol online please click here or to download PDF form click here
Training Dates:

5th September 2019 AM
5th September 2019 PM
10th September 2019 AM
10th September 2019 PM
12th September 2019 AM
12th September 2019 PM
17th September 2019 AM
17th September 2019 PM
19th September 2019 AM
19th September 2019 PM
24th September 2019 AM
24th september 2019 PM
26th September 2019 AM
26th September 2019 PM
1st October 2019 AM
1st October 2019 PM
3rd October 2019 AM
3rd October 2019 PM
17th October 2019 AM
22nd October 2019 AM
30th October 2019 AM
6th November 2019 AM
26th November 2019 AM
11th December 2019 AM

For Private group sessions please contact Vicky Croker on 02 6175 5904