Airborne Environmental Consultants

BOHS P404 - Air Sampling of Asbestos and MMMF and Requirements for a Certificate of Reoccupation Following Clearance of Asbestos

Syllabus/Course Structure and Assessment

The main subject areas of the course are:

Candidates are required to pass all of the following parts (A, B and C below) to be awarded the module:

A: Formative Practical Assessment

The formative practical assessment is carried out by the training provider during the course. It enables candidates to demonstrate their ability to locate and take air samples and use PPE and RPE correctly. The formative practical assessment includes:

B: Written Theory Examination

This is a closed-book examination comprising 40 short-answer questions to be answered in one hour forty minutes. The examination covers sections 1 to 4 of the syllabus in proportion to the time allocation given on the front page of the syllabus. The examination is overseen by a BOHS invigilator.

C: Practical Examination

This is an open-book practical examination with up to 35 questions, illustrated with photographs and including diagrams and extracts from contract documents, to be answered in two hours twenty minutes. The examination covers section 5 of the syllabus in proportion to the time allocation shown in section 5. Candidates are permitted to access relevant reference material but not electronic databases, computers, tablets or mobile phones. Communication between candidates is not permitted. The examination is overseen by a BOHS invigilator.

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Anyone who undertakes clearance inspections and air monitoring of asbestos as part of their work (e.g. asbestos site analyst)
  • Issues clearance certificates following asbestos clearance procedures.
  • Undertakes asbestos fibre counting and requires an understanding of the external processes used in air sampling.
  • Manages asbestos site analysts.

Course Timing

Duration: 2 days

Start time: 9am on course day, 10am on exam day

Finish time: Approximately 4pm

Written Exam: Closed book, 40 questions, 1 hour 40 minutes

Written practical examination: Open book, up to 35 questions, illustrated with photos, 2 hours 20 minutes

Delegates are required to bring along a scientific calculator



Location - Manchester

Location - Essex

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