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Apprenticeship training course

Asbestos analyst and surveyor (level 3)

Performing an essential role in the identification, analysis and monitoring of asbestos materials.

Qualification level
3
Equivalent to A level.
Typical duration
24 months
Apprenticeship category
Construction and the built environment
Maximum funding
£12,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Operate a range of sampling equipment to identify asbestos
  • To maintain, calibrate and repair measuring and sampling equipment
  • To use different types of microscopes suitable for the analytical work being performed
  • To use specialist plant and machinery for the task being undertaken
  • Undertake surveys suitable for the management of asbestos in buildings
  • Undertake surveys for the refurbishment or demolition of buildings
  • Provide information about asbestos risks to property managers
  • Provide guidance to property owners and managers on actions to be taken when asbestos is present
  • Analyse samples for the presence of asbestos fibres in a range of materials using chemical preparation, morphologically and composition
  • Report on the presence of the regulated asbestos types found within samples
  • Undertake the collection of air samples including personal, background, reassurance and clearance sampling
  • Perform fibre counting using Phase Contrast Microscopy and calculate and report on the findings of this analysis
  • Undertake the necessary additional checks required to ensure the samples meet regulatory requirements, such as visual inspections of work areas and enclosures
  • Review and assess method statements and risk assessments
  • Document findings and report on those findings

Full information on Asbestos analyst and surveyor (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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