Airborne Environmental Consultants

BOHS P405 - Management of Asbestos in Buildings

Syllabus/Course Structure and Assessment

The main subject areas of the course are:

Candidates are required to pass two written examinations to be awarded the module:

A: 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 the syllabus. The examination is overseen by a BOHS invigilator.

B: Written Practical Examination

This is an open-book practical examination with up to 35 questions, illustrated with photographs and including diagrams and extracts from 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?

  • Duty holders or anyone who provides assistance to them in the discharge of their responsibilities.
  • Someone who manages asbestos in buildings.
  • Someone who procures asbestos-related services.
  • Wishes to progress into asbestos management from asbestos surveying or analysis.

Course Timing

Duration: 4 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 twenty minutes

Delegates are required to bring along a scientific calculator



Location - Manchester

Location - Essex

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