Supervise asbestos removal

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCBC4051A, 'Supervise asbestos removal'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Supervise asbestos removal' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Plan for asbestos removal.


Work instructions, other required information and the client’s brief are obtained, clarified, confirmed and applied for planning purposes.


Asbestos register, if available, is obtained and reviewed to inform planning.


Work site is inspected to confirm requirements and inform the planning process.


Scope of job is identified and initial preparations are conducted according to workplace requirements.


Staffing levels required for completion of job are confirmed.


Required quantity of materials is calculated according to job specifications and quality requirements.


Safety requirements and data from asbestos register, project construction safety emergency plan, safe work methods statement (SWMS) for a construction site, and other information sources are identified to prepare for a safe and compliant removal process.


Plant, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) to carry out the job are identified, sourced and steps taken to ensure their serviceability.


Environmental requirements are identified for the job according to environmental plans and regulatory obligations, including preparations for a clearance inspection by a licensed asbestos assessor.


Processes required to meet health-monitoring and air-monitoring requirements are identified and planned with the licensed asbestos assessor and within limits of own responsibility.


Occupants, neighbours and other affected parties are notified according to legislation and the code of practice and within limits of own responsibility.


Proper identification and handling of asbestos containing materials are planned and implemented according to legislative and regulatory requirements.


ARCP is developed within limits of own responsibility.


Required documentation is prepared and steps are taken toensure authorisationaccording to legislative and company requirements.


Arrangements and work schedules are organised so that compliant supervision of the asbestos removal job is undertaken.


Prepare site for removal.


Workers’ certificates of competency for the type of removal required are sighted by the supervisor and records are kept on site.


Team members are provided with instructions for the safe and compliant conduct of the job according to the ARCP.


Steps are taken to ensure the signage and barricades to delineate the work area from the work site are erected according to legislative requirements.


Notification documents for the job, copy of asbestos removal licence, and training documents are secured and steps taken to retain them on site.


Daily air-monitoring readings are posted on the work site according to legislative requirements.


Team members are provided with PPE and its proper usage and fit are checked.


Steps are taken to ensure all equipment is installed and checked for serviceability according to legislation and manufacturer specifications for use.


Final safety checks are made of the site, including ensuring that utilities are deactivated and secured prior to commencing work.


Supervise testing, compliance and documentation in consultation with the licensed asbestos assessor and the asbestos removalist.


Communication is undertaken with the licensed asbestos assessor to ensure compliance with legislative requirements for air monitoring.


Testing of equipment and work site is supervised to ensure compliance with legislative requirements.


In consultation with the licensed asbestos assessor and the asbestos removalist ensure that corrective action is taken, as required, should initial test results not conform to legislative requirements.


On advice from the licensed asbestos assessor, steps are put in place to ensure removal does not occur until air-monitoring checks have been undertaken and documented according to legislative requirements.


Required documentation is completed and forwarded to authorities according to legislative and workplace requirements.


Oversee removal and decontamination processes.


Set-up and daily checking of equipment are supervised to ensure safety, efficiency and compliance with legislative requirements.


Removal of asbestos from the structure is supervised using safe work methods and according to the ARCP, regulatory requirements and codes of practice.


Steps are taken to ensure asbestos is contained and placed in double-lined bins or ‘double-bagged’ according to regulatory requirements.


Bags are sealed, labelled and removed from work area to designated work site area according to the ARCP.


Arrangements are made with removal firms and bin suppliers to ensure the timely and appropriate removal of ACM from the site, and waste facility dumping receipts are received as evidence of compliance.


Supervision is provided of the facilities and processes to ensure the compliant decontamination of team members and the work area and work site.


Clearance inspection, including air monitoring as required, is conducted of work area, work site and equipment to ensure job is completed according to legislative and workplace requirements.


Site is secured according to legislative requirements until clearance inspection and air-monitoring results have been approved and clearance certificate has been received.


Incidents are identified and reported according to company and legislative requirements.


Supervise and support team members.


Appropriate training on site is provided to asbestos removal team workers to ensure safe and compliant operations of the job site, including use of the ARCP, company’s WHS policies, and site safety plan.


Work is scheduled to ensure the timely and efficient completion of the job and operation of the team.


Processes are put in place to encourage open communication with team members regarding safety and the appropriateness of work practices.


Constructive feedback is provided to team members regarding work performance to improve efficiency and safe work practices.


Steps are taken to build and reinforce a workplace culture that supports quality, compliant operations and safety.


Team performance is managed according to company and legislative requirements.