AHERA Building Inspector – Initial Course

AHERA Building Inspector – Initial Course


Bakersfield: Forensic Analytical Consulting Services (FACS)
4400 Ashe Rd Suite 203
Bakersfield, CA


Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 15, 2020
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Due to public health measures related to COVID-19, we are holding this class with the following schedule:


  • Live online webinars:  July 13 and 14 (8:00-4:30)
  • In person hands-on and exam session:  July 15 (8:00-4:30).
  • At least one in-person session will be held at our Bakersfield location. If course enrollment warrants it, an additional in-person session may be arranged at our Hayward location. (For an additional fee, we can also arrange to come to your location to complete the in-person portion of the class; call us at 800-677-1483 if this interests you.) In person sessions will be carried out with special attention to physical distancing, hygiene practices and PPE to reduce health risks.

Passing this 24-hour course allows you to collect samples and conduct building inspections to assess asbestos risk as an AHERA accredited Building Inspector. It also prepares you to evaluate inspection reports.

You learn the most common locations for asbestos in a building and a systems approach for finding hidden asbestos products. You develop an understanding of the most important federal and California asbestos regulations, health effects, legal liability, and insurance issues.

With the guidance of experienced Cal-OSHA certified asbestos consultants, you practice inspecting buildings and sampling, categorizing, and recording materials using the most up-to-date practices and protocols.

This course is one of the Cal-OSHA requirements for Certified Asbestos Consultants and one of two required for Cal-OSHA Certified Site Surveillance Technicians.

An annual 4-hour refresher course is required to maintain your AHERA accreditation or Cal-OSHA certification.

24-hour AHERA Building Inspector initial course  $540 (includes lunch on in-person day)

Register online by completing the booking form below.

If you choose “Pay Offline,” your registration will be tentative until payment is received. Please review our payment and cancellation policies before enrolling in a course.

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Event Location

4400 Ashe Rd Suite 203
Bakersfield, CA