BOHS P405 Management of Asbestos in Buildings (Hybrid course) – November 2023

Course Overview

P405 – Management of Asbestos in Buildings (including Asbestos Removal) is the industry-standard qualification for those whose work involves asbestos management, such as duty holders, building managers, responsible persons, and those who look after asbestos management data. It provides the background knowledge required to manage identified asbestos in buildings and ensures that appropriate management processes are followed and documented properly. It also gives you the knowledge to make better procurement decisions, and to monitor the quality of the services provided by other asbestos professionals through understanding the standards and procedures that you should be following.  

Before taking the qualification, candidates should have an awareness of the contents of The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (in particular Regulation 4) and the supporting L143 Managing and working with asbestos Approved Code of Practice and guidance. They should also be familiar with the contents of HSG248 and HSG264.

Candidates are required to pass a written theory examination and written practical examination (which take place immediately after the course) to be awarded the qualification.

Delegates MUST attend all five days:

  • Day one: Friday 3rd November 2023 (Virtual)
  • Day two: Tuesday 7th November 2023 (Virtual)
  • Day three: Friday 10th November 2023 (Virtual)
  • Day four: Monday 20th November 2023 (Face-to-face in Glasgow)
  • Day five: Tuesday 21st November 2023 (Face-to-face in Glasgow)

What’s Covered?

The qualification is structured into five sections

  • Legislation
  • Management of asbestos in buildings
  • Asbestos remediation
  • Role of laboratory/analysts
  • Practical work.

Download the course flyer here and BOHS course syllabus here.

Learning Outcomes

The course will provide candidates with

  • Knowledge of the legal requirements of asbestos management in buildings
  • A good understanding of asbestos surveying, removal, assessment and analytical services and provide the necessary background knowledge to procure, monitor and audit the quality of these services.


In order to book a place on this course, please fill in the below form. We will be in touch within three working days to request further information and confirm your booking.

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