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B Class non-friable asbestos removal training

NZQA Unit Standard 29765

This B Class non-friable asbestos removal training course aims to provide practical knowledge and techniques for the removal of B Class non-friable asbestos and asbestos-containing materials. Participants of this course gain NZQA Unit Standard 29765 upon successful completion. This course also covers the Asbestos Removal Control Plan (ARCP), Safe Working Method Statements (SWMS), Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and other health and safety risks associated with asbestos removal.

This course is facilitated by ITANZ in association with IMPAC Services Ltd which is a NZQA registered and accredited PTE. ITANZ is a NZQA approved sub-contractor of IMPAC Services Ltd for the delivery and assessment of NZQA unit standard 29765. IMPAC Services Ltd reports the credits to NZQA.

Training is available in Auckland (Penrose), Christchurch (Middleton) and Wellington (Petone, Lower Hutt). Fibresafe NZ can also deliver in-house training by appointment. 

Educational objectives

Upon successful completion of this course students should gain an understanding of:

  • The documentation required to carry out B Class Asbestos Removal, including Asbestos Removal Control Plans (ARCP), Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS), Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and other health and safety risks associated with asbestos removal.
  • The skills required to prepare the work site and work area for the removal of B Class asbestos.
  • Decontamination processes
  • Requirements of asbestos enclosures and cleaning up the worksite
  • How to contribute to and use documentation in line with New Zealand regulatory requirements 

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A SiteSafe Passport, or ConstructSafe Card, White Card (AUS) or other similar proprietary health and safety induction certification recognised in New Zealand, must be shown or provided at time of booking unless another arrangement is made. This requirement is so learners can prove they have adequate knowledge of non-asbestos work site hazards. This allows the course to focus on asbestos work. Certification cannot be issued to anyone who does not provide these requirements.


The B Class asbestos removal course includes the following assessments:
  • A guided written assessment.
  • Practical assessment in our purpose-built simulation unit.

Why train with us?


Experienced trainers who are passionate about ensuring workers know about how to stay safe in their work.


Everyone gets involved. Great team atmospheres aid learning for carrying out practical tasks.


We understand not all students are the same and endeavour to make sure each individual is prepared for carrying out asbestos work safely.

How much does this course cost and how long does it take?

$500.00 per person, excluding GST
1 Day 7:45am – 4:30pm

Asbestos licensing

For questions regarding asbestos licensing, the best place to look is on the Worksafe NZ website, as it’s Worksafe NZ who you apply to and who supplies the licenses. Fibresafe NZ also offer asbestos awareness training, A Class non-friable asbestos removal training, and supervisors asbestos removal training. Contact us to find out more.
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