P405: The Management of Asbestos in Buildings

The P405 proficiency module aims to provide the practical knowledge and skills to manage asbestos in buildings. Candidates should have a sound knowledge base to audit asbestos removal projects by the end of the course.

The course is taught over three days. The theoretical and practical exams are held on the fourth day.

Candidates are expected to be aware of the contents of The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Regulation 4 and the supporting Approved Code of Practice L127 are frequently referred to.

Course Tutor:

Richard Pomeroy BSc (Hons)

P405 Course Dates:

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22nd - 25th January 2018Full courseBook now
12th March 20181 Day refresherBook now
8th - 11th May 2018Full CourseBook now
11th June 20181 Day refresherBook now
4th - 7th September 2018Full CourseBook now
17th September 20181 Day refresherBook now
3rd - 6th December 2018Full courseBook now
10th December 20181 Day refresherBook now

Topics Covered

  • Legislation
  • What is Asbestos?
  • Management of Asbestos in Buildings
  • Surveys and Risk Assessments
  • Working with Asbestos
  • Asbestos Remediation
  • Air Sampling and the Role of the Laboratory and Analyst
  • Practical Work

During the course candidates can expect to visit our laboratory for a close up look at asbestos products. A bulk analyst will be on hand to show the differences between materials. Air testing and analysis will be demonstrated. There will also be a role-playing exercise during a mock-up four stage clearance complete with enclosure, NPU, decontamination unit and an air testing analyst.

The full BOHS P405 syllabus is available to view here.

We can design a refresher course to suit your requirements as there is no BOHS refresher module available. The refresher will be tailored to your training needs analysis. p405

Please contact us to book a place on this course or to arrange a refresher course.

In 2013, 90% of our P405 candidates passed their theory exam with ABP Associates Ltd
P405 Exam Results 2013