Quality Asbestos Training Courses In Cwmbran
Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training in Cwmbran
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.
Cwmbran 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 Cwmbran
Whether you are an electrician, a roofer or a grounds-worker, it is highly likely certain aspects of your work in Cwmbran bring you into contact with asbestos containing materials. Asbestos training courses, available in Cwmbran, 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.
Cwmbran Asbestos Courses – Non-Licensed Removal Training
By taking part in an accredited training session in Cwmbran, 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 Cwmbran, 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.
Cwmbran is located in the county of Torfaen, in South Wales, approximately 135 miles west of London and 5 miles north of Newport, with easy access to the M4 motorway.The town has a population of around 45,000. Administratively it is within the county borough of Torfaen which covers an area of approximately 126 sq kms and which has a population of around 91,000. More widely it is within the local government district of Monmouthshire (one of 22 principal areas of Wales) which covers an area of approximately 850 sq kms.Built in 1949 as Wales’ first New Town, it is a thriving industrial, commercial and retail centre with good transport links, and the town continues to grow with ongoing shopping and residential developments. Whilst not regarded as a visitor destination, there are some notable attractions in the vicinity and the beautiful countryside of the Black Mountains and Wye Valley is within easy reach.Cwmbran is a new town, established in the 1950’s to provide employment in the South Wales coalfields. However, it was originally several small villages with a history dating back to the Neolithic and Bronze Ages. A Cictsercian Abbey was founded at Llantarnam in Cwmbran in 1179 by Hywel, Lord of Caerleon.Â Brickmaking, lime kilns, iron ore, coal mining and quarrying were important here during the 18th century, and goods were transported to the docks at Newport via the canal. Tin and coke works grew up here during the 19th century. Today the town is a thriving and prosperous town with a large shopping centre and international sports stadium.Historically the town’s economy was based upon coal. Today Cwmbran is a thriving industrial and commercial centre and has attracted inward investment by many major and small companies at its business parks and industrial estates. The town centre boasts Cwmbran Shopping, one of the largest pedestrianised shopping centres in South Wales, with 170 shops. The latest development includes a new Woolworth’s & 50,000 sq ft ‘Asda’ Superstore. The centre has a wide range of shops and cafes and can easily be accessed from its free car parking (3000 spaces) and nearby Railway station.The name Cwmbrân means Valley of the Crow. Traditionally this is where Bran, the father of Caradoc, is buried.