Remove friable asbestos

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 CPCCDE3015A, 'Remove friable asbestos'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Remove friable asbestos' 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


Prepare for asbestos removal.


Work instructions and asbestos removal control plan (ARCP) are obtained and information is confirmed and applied for preparation purposes.


Safety requirements and data gathered from an on-site assessment, an asbestos register where available, and other information sources are used to prepare for a safe and compliant removal process.


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


Environmental requirements are identified for the project according to environmental plans, and regulatory obligations are applied.


Processes required to meet health surveillance requirements are undertaken and contributions to air monitoring are made in line with level of authority and responsibility.


Preparation for the removal process is finalised and authorised obtained according to legislative and company requirements and the ARCP.


Plant, equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) consistent with job requirements are selected to carry out tasks, checked for serviceability, and faults are rectified or reported prior to commencement.


Prepare asbestos removal area and removal site.


Friable asbestos containing materials to be removed are identified, asbestos register is checked, and clarification sought from supervisor as required according to workplace procedures.


Signage and barricade requirements are identified and implemented to delineate the work area from the site area.


Decontamination unit is positioned and assembled to manufacturer requirements.


Services are connected to decontamination unit according to regulatory requirements and codes of practice.


Decontamination procedure is tested within scope of own responsibility and according to workplace procedures and the ARCP.


Materials and equipment required for removal of ACM from projectsites are identified, checked and prepared for operation.


Processes are undertaken to ensure the safety of the site, including ensuring where necessary that utilities are deactivated, contained, diverted or secured prior to commencing work.


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


Enclose removal site.


Requirements to enclose the removal site safely to prevent the further release of fibres are followed according to the ARCP and legislative and company requirements.


Types of enclosures, impact of the size of the removal on the methodology selected, and types and use of removal processes are identified.


Contribution is made within limits of responsibility to ensure negative air pressure is maintained within the enclosure in line with legislative requirements, and enclosure is inspected and smoke tested for air tightness.


Notification of proposed asbestos removal is provided to the licensed assessor within required timeframe and limits of own responsibility.


Carry out asbestos removal process.


Asbestos is removed from work site and work area using safe work methods and according to ARCP, regulatory requirements and codes of practice.


Removed asbestos is contained and placed into double-lined removal bags or bins, sealed, labelled and removed from site according to regulatory requirements and the ARCP.


Manual-handling principles for bagged and sealed ACM are used wherever possible to prevent breakages of plastic.


Carry out decontamination process.


Decontamination unit is used according to manufacturer and regulatory requirements and codes of practice.


Decontamination of the work area is carried out according to workplace procedures, ARCP and regulatory requirements.


Decontamination of asbestos removal workers is carried out according to workplace procedures, ARCP and regulatory requirements.


Approval to dismantle asbestos removal and decontamination equipment is gained according to regulatory requirements and codes of practice.


Asbestos removal and decontamination equipment is removed from the area according to the ARCP and regulatory requirements, and following clearance from the licensed asbestos assessor.


Clean up work site.


Work area is cleared and materials disposed of according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.


Plant, tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.


Work area is inspected for asbestos dust and debris to ensure compliance prior to a clearance inspection.


Contribute to and use documentation in line with regulatory requirements.


Contribution is made within limits of own responsibility to the preparation and use of documentation for regulatory notification processes, according to legislative and company requirements.


Steps are taken within limits of own responsibility to ensure clearance inspection requirements are met and clearance certificate is gained.


Contribution is made within limits of own responsibility to the preparation and use of an emergency plan and according to legislative and company requirements.


Contribution is made within limits of own responsibility to the preparation and use of a certified safety management systems (SMS) according to legislative and company requirements.