Quality Asbestos Training Courses In Arbertillery
Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training in Arbertillery
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.
Arbertillery 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 Arbertillery
Whether you are an electrician, a roofer or a grounds-worker, it is highly likely certain aspects of your work in Arbertillery bring you into contact with asbestos containing materials. Asbestos training courses, available in Arbertillery, 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.
Arbertillery Asbestos Courses – Non-Licensed Removal Training
By taking part in an accredited training session in Arbertillery, 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 Arbertillery, 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.
Abertillery (Welsh: Abertyleri, meaning mouth of the River Tyleri) is the largest town and a community of the Ebbw Fach valley in the historic county of Monmouthshire, Wales. Following local government reorganisation it became part of the Blaenau Gwent County Borough administrative area.The surrounding landscape borders the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Blaenavon World heritage Site. Formerly a major coal mining centre the Abertillery area was transformed in the 1990s using EU and other funding to return to a greener environment.Situated on the A467 the town is 15 miles (24 km) north of the M4 and 5 miles (8 km) south of the A465 Heads of the Valleys trunk road. It is about 25 miles (40 km) by road from Cardiff and 47 miles (76 km) from Bristol. Abertillery’s traditional-style town centre mainly developed in the late 19th century and as such has some interesting Victorian architecture. Spread over 4 main streets the town in its heyday had two department stores and a covered Victorian arcade linking two of the main shopping areas. These were all included in a Blaenau Gwent Borough Council remodelling and modernisation project using European Union funding in a £13 million programme spread over a 5-year period ending in 2015.The project included a new multi-storey car park, a revamp of public areas and the town’s Metropole Theatre. This RICS award-winning building provides state of the art production, exhibition, conference and meeting facilities as well as housing Abertillery museum. In March 2014 Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, officiated at the launch of Jubilee Square, a public facility in the town centre next to St Michael’s Church. Visit the authentic miner’s kitchen; Find out how Abertillery developed as a coal-mining town.The museum is situated on the ground floor of the Metropole Theatre on Market Street.It is a vital part of any visit to Abertillery, and an invaluable resource for local people wishing to learn more and enjoy and understand the rich cultural and industrial heritage of the area.The museum houses and holds a superb collection of local archive material including oral history, photographs, written material and objects. This ranges from prehistoric and Roman material to artefacts made and collected during the miners’ strike of the 1984/85 and includes objects, geological specimens, photographs, drawings, models, paintings, and items of costume.More recent material covers the impact of the World wars on civilian life and the role of local people in the services and war-time industries, the Six Bells mining disaster of 1960, the miners’ strike of 1984 and the final demise of the coal mining industry in the area with banners, photographs and printed ephemera of the trade unionism and radical politics in the area.The friendly, knowledgeable members who run the museum also deal with requests for information from the public.