Quality Asbestos Training Courses In Stroud
Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training in Stroud
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.
Stroud 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 Stroud
Whether you are an electrician, a roofer or a grounds-worker, it is highly likely certain aspects of your work in Stroud bring you into contact with asbestos containing materials. Asbestos training courses, available in Stroud, 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.
Stroud Asbestos Courses – Non-Licensed Removal Training
By taking part in an accredited training session in Stroud, 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 Stroud, 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.
Brimming with independent shops, cafés and galleries and home to one of the best Farmers Markets in the country, there are plenty of things to do in Stroud, described by Jasper Conran as the Covent Garden of the Cotswolds.In Stroud, you will find an eclectic mix of shops selling everything from fossils to fairies and vintage to vinyl, all set against the dramatic backdrop of the beautiful Five Valleys, just 90 minutes by train from London.Stroud is well-known for its industrial heritage and visitors can spot the former textile mills along the valleys. Attractions in Stroud include former working mills open for guided tours at certain times of year. Wimbledon tennis ball cloth and championship snooker baize are still made here today.A number of interesting landmark buildings contribute to the towns creative spirit. Discover the heritage of Stroud through the Museum in the Park and the Heritage Board Map Trail, available from Stroud TIC.The Stroudwater Canal is currently being restored to its former glory. Enjoy a walk along the tow path, stopping at a traditional pub or café on the way. Visit the Canal Visitor Centre at Wallbridge Lock to find out more.Stroud is known as a centre for contemporary arts. Many writers, artists and craftspeople live in the five sweeping valleys encircling the town, made famous by Laurie Lees Cider with Rosie.An exciting programme of events and festivals in Stroud include the Select Festival (textiles) and month-long SITE Art Festival, where open-studio tours allow a glimpse into artists homes and studios. Stroud Fringe brings the town alive in August with an array of free music events.There are plenty of activities in Stroud. The Cotswold Way runs through Stroud, popular with walkers. Rodborough, Minchinhampton and Selsley Commons overlook the town and are enjoyed by a mix of walkers, horse-riders, paragliders, and those looking for a locally-made Winstones ice-cream.There is a wide range of accommodation in Stroud and the nearby villages including Brimscombe, Chalford, Nailsworth and Painswick.