This initial course is required for any individual who may be required to take a bulk sample to determine the presence, or absence, of asbestos in a material. This course covers the essential skills of performing comprehensive asbestos inspections in schools, public buildings, and commercial buildings.
The course is based on the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) protocol and meets the AHERA, ASHARA and TSCA Title II Accreditation for asbestos inspectors. Instruction in this program is provided by field-experience trainers and includes an inspection of a building. An AMA certificate is provided for each student upon successful completion of the course.