Asbestos Abatement Worker


3 days + Exam (Exam schedule to be coordinated and confirmed with local Community College)

3,000 trade hours
CSA-approved safety boots and hard hat


The Ontario Regulation 278/05 for Asbestos work requires that every worker that will perform
Type 3 asbestos work successfully complete a training program approved by the Ministry of
Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD), as well as pass the Asbestos Abatement
Worker test at an MLTSD-approved assessment centre in order to receive certification. This
course is designed to help participants understand the legislative requirements and safe work
procedures for Type 3 asbestos operations in order to prepare them for the Asbestos
Abatement Worker 253W exam.

Course Content

  • Type 3 asbestos legislation
  • Identification and hazards
  • Measures and procedures for type 3 operations
  • Worker protection and hygiene practices
  • Equipment procedures



If you meet the above requirements and are interested – LiUNA Local 506 Members can apply directly from the Member Portal