Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings
This three day BOHS proficiency course follows the BOHS P402 syllabus and is designed to equip students with the skills and practical knowledge of carrying out asbestos surveys in buildings and sampling techniques used. It also covers guidance given on the management of identified asbestos to minimise exposure. General guidance on management procedures and minimising exposure to asbestos is also given.
Two surveys must be submitted to the BOHS within a year of passing the exams to attain the P402 certificate. Practical experience is essential to achieve “competence”.
P402 1 Day Refresher
A one-day refresher course is also available and covers updates in legislation and working practices. Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings Refresher Course enables candidates to revise and update their knowledge on all types of asbestos surveys, and to receive a certificate of course completion by passing a written examination, which covers both the theory and practice of surveying for asbestos in buildings. It is also an opportunity to practice some little-used sampling techniques. s.Those attending the course are expected to already hold the P402 certificate or CCP.
ABP Associates limited are registered with IATP and BOHS. This P402 teaching course has been awarded the BOHS’ “Gold Standard”.
To view the BOHS P402 syllabus, please click here (PDF file; opens in new window)
Richard Pomeroy BSc (Hons); Colin Bull BEng
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P402: 3 days – including theory and written and practical examinations.
P402R: 1 day including written examination.
Candidates are expected to be aware of the contents of HSG 264 Asbestos: The Survey Guide, and have a minimum of 6 months prior experience of carrying out asbestos surveys.
In 2017, 100% of our P402 candidates passed their practical exam and 85% passed their theory with ABP Associates Ltd.
P401 Identification of Asbestos in Bulk Samples
P405 Management of Asbestos in Buildings