New Asbestos Removal Operative

This course is for individuals new to the asbestos industry, who therefore need to gain both practical and theoretical knowledge of asbestos removal practices and procedures.

The ARCA course is designed to ensure that candidates receive the underpinning knowledge and skills required to be able to work safely and effectively as an operative, as stated in the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) and Health & Safety Executive (HSE) guidance.

Find a location and date to suit you in the table below. Book a course online now or alternatively fill out a booking form here.

If there is not a date that suits, chat to us online or call us on 01283 505777

Our three day course ensures that candidates receive the knowledge and have practical experience of:

  • Types, Uses and Risks of Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs)
  • Health Hazards of Asbestos and Legislation
  • Site Set Up, Maintenance and Dismantling (inc Practical)
  • Controlled Stripping Techniques (inc Practical)
  • Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) (inc Practical)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (inc Practical)
  • Transit Procedures and Decontamination (inc Practical)
  • Cleaning and Clearance Air Testing
  • Plant and Equipment (using demonstration of equipment)
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Emergency Procedures, Non-asbestos Hazards and Fault-Finding
  • Roles and Responsibilities, Site Inspections and Record-Keeping
  • Risk Assessments, Plans of Work, Management Systems and Monitoring

Candidates will be required to demonstrate the necessary understanding of the course, by achieving modular tests (an overall pass mark of 80% is required). Preliminary and full decontamination procedures including showering in a decontamination unit. Candidates not doing so, will not pass the course.

Please note: candidates must be clean shaven.

 

Three days at ARCA centres available throughout the year.

Please note that photographic identification is required from all candidates - read more

For Members the fee is £425 (exc vat).
For Non-Members the fee is £475 (exc vat).

If access to major construction sites is required asbestos removal operatives will require a CSCS Card.

Temporary and skilled worker CSCS Cards are available from ARCA under the AMI Skills Card Scheme. 

Find out more about which CSCS Card you can apply for here

Location & Dates

Calendars change and dates move, we are here to help, so to arrange a date to suit, call us on 01283 505777


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Wed 17th Apr 2024 3 days Southampton - ABP Details Book Online
Mon 22nd Apr 2024 3 days Rayleigh - ARCA Details Waiting List
Tue 30th Apr 2024 3 days Leeds - Rhodar Details Book Online
Tue 7th May 2024 3 days Glasgow - Specialist Assessment & Training Centre Details Book Online
Mon 13th May 2024 3 days Burton upon Trent - ARCA Details Book Online
Wed 15th May 2024 3 days Southampton - ABP Details Book Online
Wed 12th Jun 2024 3 days Glasgow - Specialist Assessment & Training Centre Details Book Online
Mon 17th Jun 2024 3 days Manchester - AEC Ltd Details Book Online
Mon 17th Jun 2024 3 days Rayleigh - ARCA Details Book Online
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