Quality Asbestos Training Courses In Ilfracombe
Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training in Ilfracombe
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.
Ilfracombe 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 Ilfracombe
Whether you are an electrician, a roofer or a grounds-worker, it is highly likely certain aspects of your work in Ilfracombe bring you into contact with asbestos containing materials. Asbestos training courses, available in Ilfracombe, 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.
Ilfracombe Asbestos Courses – Non-Licensed Removal Training
By taking part in an accredited training session in Ilfracombe, 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 Ilfracombe, 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.
Stroll along the promenade to discover the delights of Ilfracombe seafront. There is always plenty going on especially during the summer months. There are gift shops, cafes, tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and take-aways. Everything you need for a proper British seaside holiday!The famous Victorian bathing pools at Tunnels Beaches are tucked away at the end of tunnels carved by hand by Welsh miners in the 1820s. Children can play safely in the sea filled pools and enjoy rockpooling.The Landmark Theatre is North Devon’s premier entertainment centre holding performances and exhibitions throughout the year including beer and cider festivals! The striking building also houses the Tourist Information Centre. Next door you will find Ilfracombe Museum with its weird & wonderful curiosities. The Ilfracombe Art and Craft Society Gallery has free exhibitions and is open from Easter to the end of November.The viewpoint from the top of Capstone Hill is well worth the walk to the top. On a clear day you can see Lundy Island and the coast of South Wales. Or take a walk around the level promenades on the sea side of Capstone Hill, a popular route for dog walkers. Note the interpretation boards which run along the seafront and around Capstone Parade and are part of a series lining the route of the South West Coast Path (SWCP) as it runs through the town. You will also see brass footprints in the ground to mark the route of the SWCP.Moving back towards the harbour there is a crazy golf course with brilliant floral displays and during the summer you will find bouncy castles, trampolines and regular outdoor events such as car boot/tabletop sales not to mention events which include All Things Morris in July, Ilfracombe Carnival in August and the annual Ilfracombe Bike Show in September which sees hundreds of motorbikes descend upon the town. There has been a port here since at least the 12th Century and a settlement for much longer. Today the predominant use is for leisure and tourism but this is still a working harbour with fish and seafood landed daily with the tide. Enjoy the spectacle of a proper working boat or watch the gig crews practise their sport.Trips to Lundy Island, coastal cruises, fishing, sea-life safaris and diving are all available along the quay. Try a trip on the Ilfracombe Princess and see seals, porpoises and sea birds nesting on the cliffs. Try your hand at mackerel or deep sea fishing on Blue Fin. Enjoy an unforgettable experience as you step aboard one of the Ilfracombe RIB’s and take an exhilarating tour of North Devon’s amazing coastline on the Ilfracombe Sea Safari. The harbour is also the venue for events such as Sea Ilfracombe, a celebration of Ilfracombe’s maritime past and Birdman, A full day family event with live music, bars, food and silly people jumping into the water. Along the Quay and in the surrounding streets there are restaurants, cafes, tea gardens and pubs, many with outside eating and drinking areas giving the feel of a continental pavement culture. Small shops abound selling gifts and other more quirky goods as well as more general stores. There are a number of take-aways including several fish and chip shops. Try an ice cream! You can buy everything from locally made ices to Italian style Gelato.Overlooking the harbour is St Nicholas Chapel on the top of Lantern Hill built in 1361 and housing England’s oldest working lighthouse. Ilfracombe Aquarium is a fun, family day out, an all-weather attraction. The working RNLI lifeboat station is also open to the public and houses Ilfracombe’s Mersey class lifeboat Spirit of Derbyshire. Damien Hirst’s ‘Verity’, a 20m tall bronze statue of a pregnant women, overlooking the harbour entrance, is Ilfracombe’s newest attraction, a ‘must see’ for visitors and locals alike.Fore Street is the road leading into and out of the original harbour settlement. It winds lazily from the sea to join the High Street and town centre. Throughout the middle ages a hotchpotch of cottages, inns and workshops sprang up and many of the buildings still remain. The George and Dragon at the harbour end has operated continuously as a tavern since 1360 whilst the Prince of Wales, housing an original well, is said to be the oldest surviving building. This is also the venue for several events throughout the summer including food festivals, dancing and music into the evening. There are other pubs and cafes and a range of restaurants serving British and Ethnic cuisine to suit all tastes and pockets. Fore Street and the streets leading from it have become Ilfracombe’s foodie quarter and in the busy summer months diners spill out onto pavement eating areas. You can choose fine dining, modern British, French, Spanish Tapas and fish restaurants amongst others.Many of the buildings in the town centre date from the 19th century and most of the shops are independent retailers; some have been in the same family for generations. You will find food retailers, banks and building societies, chemists, clothes and homeware shops that will cater for your retail needs. It has often been said that you can find anything you need in Ilfracombe, just not all in the same shop! You will also find a warm welcome and an old fashioned charm rarely experienced these days. No faceless shopping malls for us.