Asbestos Project Designer - Initial

  • 3 Full Days
  • Continuing Education: 2.1 CEU

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Current Offerings
Asbestos Project Designer - Initial

Course Code Upcoming Offerings Start/End Time Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Standard Fees
Government & Nonprofit Fees
Course Code:
4/10/2018 - 4/12/2018
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Fee Doubles
Government & Nonprofit:
Government & Nonprofit:
Fee Doubles

Certification Information:

In addition to completing the course and scoring at least 70% on the course exam, you must meet the individual state requirements to receive a state license. This generally involves completing the state application, paying a fee, and meeting the experience/education requirements. For example, in Indiana, project designers must either have a specific post-secondary degree or must have a high school degree and be able to demonstrate ability in the design or supervision of specific types of construction or asbestos projects.

Our courses are accepted for licensing in Indiana, Illinois and in states requiring only EPA approval, such as Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio. Call us regarding other states you might be interested in. 

Course Description

Project designers work with building owners and abatement personnel to ensure that the project can be conducted safely and with minimal risks to building occupants. They prepare the work specifications for response actions (which may include asbestos removal, encapsulation, or enclosure).

In the AHERA rule for K-12 schools, the U.S. EPA required that local education agencies obtain the services of an accredited / licensed project designer before beginning most response actions affecting friable asbestos-containing building materials. Later the EPA extended the accreditation program to include persons designing certain asbestos projects in public and commercial buildings, namely:

  1. response and removal actions, other than small-scale, short-duration maintenance activities;
  2. maintenance activities that disturb friable ACBM, other than SSSD activities;
  3. responses to major fiber release episodes.

Participants Receive

  • Institute course manual.
  • Institute Compendium of Asbestos Rules.
  • Classroom training.
  • Design exercise.
  • Required certification examination.

Course Features

  • Recognition of  ACM (asbestos containing materials) and ACBM (asbestos containing building materials).
  • Health effects of asbestos.
  • Regulations affecting asbestos in buildings and on structures.
  • Procedures for managing asbestos in place.
  • Procedures for safely removing asbestos.