Event Details

Monday, 13 September, 2021 - 07:30 to Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 - 15:30
Australian Western Standard Time (AWST)




AIHS Member: $2185+GST
Non-Member $2300+GST


Event Organising Body: 
OHMS Training
1300 229 533


Endorsed Training

Join us on Monday 13 September - Wednesday 15 September for IP402 SURVEYING AND SAMPLING STRATEGIES FOR ASBESTOS IN BUILDINGS training brought to you by OHMS training. 

We are delighted to announce that we will be delivering the IP402 remotely on the video conferencing platform GoTo, enabling students to receive the same level of technical learning as they would in the classroom. All materials are delivered in advance to participants including those for practical assessments. Exams are also held online.


  • Candidates will gain background and practical knowledge in the surveying of buildings for asbestos and be provided general guidance on the management procedures necessary to minimise exposure to any identified asbestos.
  • Candidates for this course are expected to be aware of the principles required to survey for asbestos in buildings and have prior experience of being involved with asbestos surveying.


  • Have a clear understanding of the requirements relating to safe management of asbestos in buildings and be able to communicate appropriately with colleagues and clients.
  • Be able to describe the uses of asbestos in buildings and the public health risk these might pose and understand the principles of and requirements for asbestos surveys.
  • Understand the risk assessment and risk management strategies and their role in reducing health risks.
  • Have detailed knowledge of the approved methods for sampling of bulk asbestos along with the situations where segregation may be required. In addition, Candidates must have a good understanding of suitable PPE/RPE to be used and the methods for personal decontamination.
  • Understand how to carry out surveys to identify the presence of asbestos and its type in different locations including:
  • Understand of buildings and their structures
  • Surveying and sampling techniques
  • Safety requirements for surveying
  • Post survey evaluation


Date: Monday 13 September - Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 07:30 - 15:30 daily AWST
Location: Online
Cost: AIHS Member $2185+GST | Non-Member $2300+GST
CPD: 60 Points


During the course there will be a practical assessment. On the completion of the course, there will be two written assessments: theory short answers and a practical written assessment. Successful completion of the course provides the candidate with an International Proficiency Certificate in Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings from the BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society).

Following the successful completion of the course, the candidate can provide two asbestos surveys that include sampling, analysis, and material assessment in order to be awarded International Proficiency Certificate in Report Writing for Asbestos Surveys.


Gavin Chappell:
Gavin is a Consultant who holds the Certificate of Competence in Asbestos with 20 years of experience. Gavin has worked within the field of asbestos management for over 18 years both in Australia and the UK. Having obtained the BOHS Certificate of Competence in Asbestos he has been providing tailored advice and assistance to clients within diverse industrial and commercial sectors over the course of his career.

Elaine Lindars:
Elaine has been teaching for over 20 years and is a Certified Occupational Hygienist and has 30 years of experience in occupational hygiene and environmental chemistry.

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