Our Asbestos Removal Licenses


Worksafe Class A Asbestos Removal License
Telarc Certificate AS/NZS 4801:2001
Local Authority Contractor Pre-Qualification

Asbestos Licenses Explained

PCBUs are the only entities that can apply for, and hold, a Class A or B asbestos removal licence.

Class A licences give the holder the ability to remove any type or quantity of asbestos or asbestos-containing material (ACM) , including:

  • Any amount of friable asbestos or asbestos-containing material (ACM)
  • Any amount of asbestos-contaminated dust or debris (ACD)
  • Any amount of non-friable asbestos or asbestos-containing material (ACM)

Class B licences give the holder the ability to remove:

  • Any amount of non-friable asbestos or asbestos-containing material (ACM)
  • Asbestos-contaminated dust or debris (ACD) associated with removing non-friable asbestos or asbestos-containing material (ACM)

No licence is required for:

  • Up to and including 10 m² of non-friable asbestos or asbestos-containing material (ACM), cumulatively over the whole course of the removal project for the site.
  • asbestos-contaminated dust or debris (ACD) that is:
    • associated with removing 10 m2 or less of non-friable asbestos or asbestos-containing material (ACM)
    • not associated with the removal of friable or non-friable asbestos and is only a minor contamination