Quality Asbestos Training Courses In Newbury
Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training in Newbury
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.
Newbury 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 Newbury
Whether you are an electrician, a roofer or a grounds-worker, it is highly likely certain aspects of your work in Newbury bring you into contact with asbestos containing materials. Asbestos training courses, available in Newbury, 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.
Newbury Asbestos Courses – Non-Licensed Removal Training
By taking part in an accredited training session in Newbury, 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 Newbury, 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.
Newbury is a small town nestled in the heart of West Berkshire. While it may be small, it certainly has a lot going on! From our mix of independent and known high street stores to the very best eateries and exciting night life, theres something for everyone.Due to its location, Newbury is also home to beautiful walking and cycling trails, making it perfect for families to have a day out and enjoy the scenery. If thats not for you we have a range of nationally loved attractions.Visit our top class Racecourse or Highclere Castle, home of Downton Abbey. The town is also home to well known Arts venues, the Corn Exchange, Arlington Arts and The Watermill Theatre hosting the very best in entertainment, music and comedy.West Berkshire lies at the centre of Southern England in the South East, within an hours reach of London, Bristol, Oxford and the south coast. Transport links are excellent it is easy to reach from all parts of the UK.This ancient wool town is best known for its racecourse, where major steeplechase and hurdling events are held throughout the season.The settlement developed during 16th century as a cloth-weaving centre. It has retained much of its period charm, with a 19th-c Italianate Corn Exchange, Town hall and good variety of charming 16th, 17th and 18th-c buildings, including several fine almshouses and a 17th-c timbered Cloth Hall.Cloth making was established during the 16th-c by John Winchcombe (A.K.A. Jack 0′ Newbury). Part of his house still survives, as does his memorial in St Nicholas’s Church (which he also built). The church is a buttressed and pinnacled perpendicular construction, containing a grand interior with fine stained glass windows.The busy shopping thoroughfare has many fine 17th and 18th century frontages. It has a good theatre, plus a wide range of shops and facilities. The narrow balustraded stone bridge over the Kennet and Avon navigation was built in 1769.The handsome Jacobean Cloth Hall (in The Wharf) houses a fine museum packed with artifacts from Civil War relics to vintage cameras. The timber framed Granary, next to the Cloth Hall, was built in the early 18th-c when Newbury was an important grain-trading centre.Memorial stones to the victims of the 1st Battle of Newbury (sep 1643) can be found in Round Barrow Cemetery, Wash Farm (off A343). Here the Royalists were defeated by the Parliamentarians in one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. The 2nd Battle of Newbury (Oct 1644) was at Donnington Castle. Details of both battles can be found in the town museum.