29766 Remove Friable Asbestos (Class A)

NZQA Unit Standard 29766

The Remove Friable Asbestos course is designed for anyone currently working in the asbestos removal industry wanting to gain a formal New Zealand NZQA Asbestos qualification.

This course is also relevant for builders and trades people who are likely to work in areas where asbestos may be present and want the licencing to remove asbestos as part of their work processes.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:


Additional information

This course is a prerequisite for application for an Asbestos Removal Licence from WorkSafe NZ for either friable (Class A) and non-friable (Class B) Asbestos removal.


2018 Training Dates






Duration: 3 Days Max Students: 15
Pre-requisites: Nil Co-requisites: Nil
Pre-entry Requirements: Site Safe (New Zealand) or Australian Construction Industry card, or other similar proprietary health and safety induction certification recognised in New Zealand.


Unit of Competency:

NZQA Unit standard 29766 will be issued to successful students upon completion of the course.



Formal examination and assessment process directly upon course completion. The assessment is moderated against NZQA unit standard 29766.


Delivery Method:

Training is delivered within a public training facility utilising theory and practical activities. Delivery will include instructor led presentations / scenarios, practical activities, and group exercises.

This course is delivered by a Greencap Principal Consultant and NZ Licensed Assessor with 30 years of friable asbestos experience, in association with NZQA accredited PTE - NZSafetyBlackwoods Worksafe Training.

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"Greencap has been providing ATL Group with technical training for our Class A and Class B Removal Operators and Supervisors. Malcolm and the team have been pleasant to work with. The course facilitators are knowledgeable and passionate about the industry and this shows through in their course delivery.
The course facilitators have a good level of working knowledge of the industry and are able to relate their own experiences well to the course attendees.These courses provide a good platform for development of staff capability as well as business compliance with statutory requirements. "

Brett Pietersen
Chief Executive Officer

ATL Group training with Greencap


Combine with Supervise Asbestos Removal (NZQA Unit Standard 29767)

Greencap offer a combined Remove Friable Asbestos and Supervise Asbestos Removal course.

NZQA Unit standards 29766 and 29767 will be issued to successful students upon completion.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:



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"Excellent in both content and delivery... very professional at all times and all our team very much enjoyed the course"
Gordon Macfarlane – Scope Group

"Everything was explained thoroughly and in detail with a wealth of experience and knowledge"
Matthew Calder – Opus International

"Very good participation from all and an engaging presenter"
Simon Ness – Thomas Consultants

"A wealth of knowledge and plenty of experience which meant a lot of examples. It was great getting to speak to other asbestos assessors and removalists"
Brett Abraham – Thomas Consultants