Duration: 2 days
Who should attend: Delegates who wish to carry out airborne asbestos fibre counting.
For delegates wishing to carry out asbestos air monitoring and clearance work (including 4-stage re-occupancy certification) the P404 qualification will also be required.
Summary: Delegates will gain theoretical and practical knowledge in the techniques of asbestiform fibre counting using phase contrast microscopy (PCM).
The course includes a full range of powerpoint presentations, video footage, accompanying notes and additional course materials.
Qualification: The P403 proficiency course contains a short answer questions examination under the supervision of a BOHS invigilator and a practical assessment undertaken by an independent assessor. The practical assessment will include the counting of 8 RICE slides.
Practical assessments: The short answer questions exam and/or the practical assessment can be undertaken separately from the main course if so desired. However, AEC strongly recommend that the candidates level of knowledge and experience be considered before they are booked onto these.