Quality Asbestos Training Courses In Chippenham
Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training in Chippenham
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.
Chippenham 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 Chippenham
Whether you are an electrician, a roofer or a grounds-worker, it is highly likely certain aspects of your work in Chippenham bring you into contact with asbestos containing materials. Asbestos training courses, available in Chippenham, 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.
Chippenham Asbestos Courses – Non-Licensed Removal Training
By taking part in an accredited training session in Chippenham, 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 Chippenham, 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.
The historical market town of Chippenham is one of the West Countrys most vibrant towns.Nestled on the banks of the River Avon and a little over an hours journey from central London, Chippenham offers an ideal centre for relaxation and exploration of rural Wiltshire, Bath and the Cotswolds. Chippenham is 4 miles south of the M4 and on the mainline rail route from London Paddington to the West Country and just 10 minutes by train to Bath.Chippenham enjoys a reputation as a flourishing and lively market town, with a compact centre and thriving commercial life, it has been granted Purple Flag Status for its nightlife. The main shopping areas are on and adjacent to the High Street, Market Place and The Causeway and The Bridge, New Road and Hathaway retail Park. The enclosed Emery Gate Shopping Centre and open air Borough Parade Shopping Centre lie on either side of the High Street. There are a number of out of town shopping areas including Hathaway Retail Park, and Methuen Park.The Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre and the accredited Chippenham Museum are located in the town.Chippenhams colourful and booming street markets are held on Fridays and Saturdays in the High Street and offer a variety of traditional and modern stalls.Chippenham has a wealth of beautifully maintained parks, play areas and open spaces notably John Coles Park with its mature trees, flower beds and Victorian Bandstand and Monkton Park which sits on the banks of the River Avon.Archaeological finds indicate a Saxon date in the 7th Century for the first urban settlers of Chippenham. In 853 Ethelwitha, sister of King Alfred was married in Chippenham. The medieval timber framed Yelde Hall is situated in the Market Place and dates from between 1446 1458. In 1747 Chippenham was at the centre of a parliamentary scandal involving bribery and corruption of the two members for Chippenham, which led to an election petition that brought down the government led by Sir Robert Walpole. A canal spur of the Wilts and Berks Canal in 1798 advanced trade in the town, further aided by construction of the Great Western Railway from London to Bristol which reached the town in 1841.Surrounding Chippenham are a number of stone-built villages and the film makers favourites of Lacock (National Trust), Biddestone and Castle Combe that have featured in such film and TV dramas such as; Harry Potter, Cranford, Pride & Prejudice, The Christmas Candle, The Wolfman, War Horse, Stardust, Larkrise to Candleford, Dr Dolittle and Poirot.The great houses and art treasures of Longleat, Bowood, Corsham Court, Lacock Abbey and Dyrham Park are within easy reach, as is Castle Combe Racing Circuit.The combination of the ancient and the new, the historic architechtural gems, excellent communication links, beautifully maintained parks, modern shopping centres and with some of the countrys greatest houses and historic villages on the doorstep, makes Chippenham and idyllic location for living, working and visiting.