Asbestos Awareness Course

Edway Training’s online Asbestos Awareness course is suitable for participants who require being able to identify asbestos in a workplace setting.

The goal of this course is to enable participants with the knowledge and awareness of the hazards and health effects of asbestos.


Self Paced




Online Only Payments $45.00

$45 Online Only Payments

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Course Overview

Asbestos Awareness Course

  • Certificate Issued on the Day
  • Self Paced
  • Online

Edway Training’s online Asbestos Awareness course is suitable for participants who require being able to identify asbestos in a workplace setting.

Edway is Nationally Recognised & Accepted
by all Employers


If you are a PCBU (person conducting business or undertaking) or supervisor, you MUST ensure all persons performing Asbestos Removal Work must receive information, instruction and training to enable them to perform the work safely and without risk to health.Please note – this course does not give you the qualification to remove asbestos. For Asbestos Removal courses please see our Sydney or Melbourne Remove non-friable asbestos CPCCDE3014A webpages. We also do offer Supervise Asbestos Removal CPCCBC4051A in Melbourne.

The Asbestos Awareness Online Course is designed for persons who may encounter asbestos in their workplace, namely:

  • Tradesman and women
  • Electricians
  • Miners
  • Plumbers
  • Air conditioning installers
  • Renovations specialists
  • Painters
  • Mechanics
  • Labourers

Amongst other trades and industries.

Asbestos Awareness Online Course covers the following topics:

  • History of Asbestos
  • General information about asbestos and asbestos removal
  • Areas where you may typically find asbestos
  • Uses and location of Asbestos
  • Health defects and diseases associated with asbestos
  • Tips on how to avoid exposure
  • Legal and procedural processes
  • Asbestos Management Plan and other documentation regarding the removal of asbestos
  • PPE and decontamination
  • Removal and disposing of asbestos procedures

The course consists of:

  • Online theory guides
  • Infographics
  • Downloadable files
  • Examples of current documentation
  • Multiple choice answer quizzes

Course Outcomes

All students who are assessed as having competently completed the online course and quizzes will be awarded a Certificate Of Completion for Asbestos Awareness.

Please note that our ONLINE ONLY COURSE will NOT result in you receiving an accredited certificate upon completion of the course. Our online courses are designed for people who require the knowledge of asbestos and its principles and also for people who live in rural areas who cannot access face-to-face training to be assessed for practical competencies.

As this course is online only and practical competencies cannot be assessed via this method, participants will not receive an ASQA accredited certificate and, depending on your employer, may not be suitable for work. Check with your employer if this course is right for you if required for employment purposes before commencing the course. We do not offer refunds to students who did not realise they need accredited certificates.

Course Requirements

Students will be required to complete online assessments after referring to the various guides provided in the online portal.

Students will be required to submit a declaration after completion of their workbooks in order to receive their certificate.

Students will receive an electronic copy of their certificate immediately upon successful completion of the course, hard copy documents incur a $10 postage fee.

For technical specifications, please view our System Requirements document.



Training Provider Information

Asbestos Awareness is a non-accredited course that is delivered and certificates of completion are issued by Edway Training Pty Ltd


We love questions, almost as much as we love providing answers. Here are a few samplings of what we’re typically asked, along with our responses.

Can Centrelink pay for my course?

Centrelink does not make payments directly to training organisations for participants’ courses. What you will have to do is register with a local job agency, your case worker will make the booking with us on your behalf as well as arrange payment.

Can I pay for my course in instalments?

All courses must be paid for in full either at the time of booking or at the time of registration. Our training course prices are extremely competitive and high quality. We aim to make them as affordable as possible while still providing superior training solutions.

After my course, can you find me work?

We are closely tied with Edway Labour Hire, a recruitment company specialising in short term labour hire in the construction industry. If you are interested in applying, please see one of our friendly staff members.

What if I struggle with English?

For all our courses, a basic to intermediate understanding of the English language is required. Some courses allow the use of translators or interpreters, it is best to check the course requirements before making a booking. If we suspect you may struggle to understand the course content, you will be asked to complete an English test.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept VISA/Mastercard payments as well as EFTPOS or cash. We can invoice your company, however, this needs to be arranged prior to your course.

What is your cancellation policy?

Generally, we require 48 business hours notice in order to cancel a booking. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.

Our trainers are here to help

Nicholas Lebrasse

Nick has worked in construction and manufacturing for the majority of his career. Working for BOSCH and a few other manufacturing companies, Nick has gained several years of experience in workplace health and safety. Nick is well known in our organisation for ensuring students feel welcomed and comfortable in their training courses.

Malissa Thompson

Coming from 5+ years in the traffic controlling industry, Malissa always brings the latest industry experience to the classroom. Through her many years of experience, she will impart her knowledge of construction, traffic controlling and safety to her students.

Shane Fisher

Shane comes from a broad and diverse background consisting of mining, safety, firefighting and is currently studying to become a paramedic as well as volunteering for St Johns Ambulance. Shane always brings positivity and enthusiasm to the classroom and will make all participants feel like they have learned a lot from his experiences in his various fields.

Diane Elvin

Diane has a trainer for over 20 years. She worked in TAFE, Melbourne Polytechnic and various RTOs. With her bubbly personality and passion for training, Diane creates comfortable and enjoyable training environment.

Learn Online

Our online course fits neatly into busy schedules. Study at a time that suits you.

Get Started Today

To enrol, click on the enrol button below and then complete the online registration form on the following page. Please check your emails for the verification code. Use the enrolment link in your confirmation email to start your course and enter the verification code to make an account. Once you have made your account you can start learning.

We’re here to help!

Our friendly staff are here with personalised advice to help you find the right solution for you needs. This team of industry pros has extensive knowledge of the latest course information and requirements to assist your every need.

1300 663 350


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