Via Koulutuskeskus, you are able to take Asbestos Removal training course intended for construction workers who do asbestos removal, as ruled by the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Finnish government on asbestos removal. After passing the training course, you are familiar with different types of asbestos, different asbestos materials most commonly used over time, and asbestos survey as a procedure.

After passing the training course, you are familiar with asbestos removal and asbestos encapsulation procedures
along with appropriate protection equipment, and you know how to use negative pressure and vacuum equipment and other equipment needed in the work. You will also know how to use personal protective equipment and other equipment and maintain it during the work. In addition, the student will know how to handle asbestos waste, perform the final deposition of the asbestos waste, and perform final cleanup.

Target Group

This training course is intended for construction workers who take part in asbestos removal.

If you have at least three years of experience in construction, you’ll have the opportunity to receive partial vocational qualification for asbestos work which is part of vocational qualification in building construction.

Content

Preparatory training for vocational qualification part 46 § Asbestos Work includes:

  • Preparatory training for vocational qualification part 46 § Asbestos Work:
  • Asbestos Removal and Legislation
  • Asbestos and its Occurrence in Construction Materials
  • Asbestos Health Hazards and Prevention
  • Equipment Used in Asbestos Removal
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Handling Asbestos Waste
  • Final Cleanup and Measurements after Removal
  • Drawing up an Asbestos Removal Survey, and Removal Methods

Written exam which must be passed before the pragmatic competence demonstration
If you have at least three years of experience in construction, you’ll have the opportunity to receive partial vocational qualification for asbestos work which is part of vocational qualification in building construction.