Quality Asbestos Training Courses In Andover
Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training in Andover
Asbestos pops up all over the place in buildings across the UK. It was so widely used it is often one of those materials we need to be trained to work with.
Andover invested nearly 60 years in using asbestos containing materials within the fabric of its buildings. This has contributed to the awful legacy of ill health, disease and death amongst UK workers. At the last count 5,500 people were losing their lives each and every year to asbestos conditions.
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Asbestos Training in Andover
Whether you are an electrician, a roofer or a grounds-worker, it is highly likely certain aspects of your work in Andover bring you into contact with asbestos containing materials. Asbestos training courses, available in Andover, help teach you to work on these products in line with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Non-licensed training will ensure you have the knowledge to not only work with asbestos safely, but how to deal with all the other issues around it like method-statements, disposal and transport to name a few.
Andover Asbestos Courses – Non-Licensed Removal Training
By taking part in an accredited training session in Andover, you are assured of a quality service as our course has been externally audited. This verification of compliance with the legal requirements has been carried out by the Independent Asbestos Training Providers (IATP). Our course is certified to meet their standards.
Asbestos Training courses run in Andover, under the IATP accreditation, are 1-day in duration and include asbestos awareness in the syllabus. This avoids the longer and more costly route stipulated by UKATA saving you both time and money. As a further advantage, Fit2Fit accredited face fit testing is also available as part of the course.
Andover alongside the River Anton in north west Hampshire is today a modern shopping and business centre but in fact dates back to 950 AD when Hampshire was the centre of the Saxon Kingdom of Wessex and King Edred had a hunting lodge built here. Andovers past industries have included milling flour in the six watermills in the town, wool processing and iron works. In the eighteenth century it became a stop on the Exeter to London stagecoach route. The town has been providing accommodation to travellers ever since. To find out more about the towns history you can follow the Heritage Trail either as a self guided walk or on a guided walk. The picturesque market town of Andover, in the Test Valley, with its attractive high street and narrow walk ways, dates back to Saxon times. Most of the town’s buildings are from the 18th century when it was an important stop over destination for coaches on their way to London, Southampton and Oxford.The Town Mills, next to the River Anton, heralds the start of the town trails. The Andover Time Ring features key historical events from the town’s past along the high street, marked by 10 mosaic panels. There are also two poetry trails one along the high street and one meandering along the River Anton, where you will find poems set in stone, metal plaques and etched glass.Andover is one of the main shopping centres in this part of Hampshire and has a good choice of pubs, clubs, parks, lakes, woods and nature reserves. Street markets take place on the High Street every Thursday and Saturday. Around the town is a wealth of countryside to explore. The North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and its chalk downlands are to the north, and flowing down the west of the county is the River Test world renowned for its trout fishing in the clear waters of the chalk river. Just 4 miles west of Andover youll find The Hawk Conservancy Trust who run daily birds of prey flying demonstrations in three different flying arenas.