Project Designer Initial

Course Information

This Asbestos Project Designer training accredits individuals to plan the scope, timing, phasing, and remediation methods for an asbestos project. Accreditation as a Project Designer allows one to apply knowledge of building construction in the design and development of abatement projects, abatement specifications, bidding documents, architectural drawings, and schematic representations of material locations.


Training for asbestos abatement professionals is required under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986 (AHERA), which is the authority under which EPA issued the EPA Asbestos Model Accreditation Plan. This course has been granted full approval by the State of Michigan to meet AHERA and ASHARA accreditation requirements for asbestos work in K-12 schools, as well as in public and commercial buildings.


This course combines lectures, discussions, case study and hands-on demonstrations.


Topics To Be Covered Include:

  • Background and Overview of Asbestos
  • Health Effects of Asbestos Exposure
  • Overview of Abatement Construction Projects
  • Federal and State Regulatory Overview
  • Safety System Design Specifications
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Safety and Health Considerations Other Than Asbestos
  • Designing Asbestos Abatement Solutions
  • Roles of Other Consultants
  • Asbestos Waste Disposal
  • Budgeting and Cost Estimating
  • Legal Liabilities 
  • Writing Abatement Specifications
  • Preparing Abatement Drawings
  • Field Experience and Hands-On Activities 

If you wish to register for this class, please use the Courses tab at the top of the page, or call our office at 269-383-6960.

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Project Designer Refresher

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