Quality Asbestos Training Courses In Yeovil
Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training in Yeovil
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.
Yeovil 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 Yeovil
Whether you are an electrician, a roofer or a grounds-worker, it is highly likely certain aspects of your work in Yeovil bring you into contact with asbestos containing materials. Asbestos training courses, available in Yeovil, 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.
Yeovil Asbestos Courses – Non-Licensed Removal Training
By taking part in an accredited training session in Yeovil, 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 Yeovil, 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.
Known as Ivell in Thomas Hardys Wessex, Yeovil is mentioned in the Domesday Book as a thriving market community and is still a country town at heart surrounded by beautiful countryside. An important centre for the leather industry in the 19th century, the town is famous for its glove-making with its football club nick-named the Glovers and for making helicopters. It has numerous shops, a country park, theatre and entertainment centre.Settled in ancient times on a major Roman route through the West Country, Yeovil means town on the river. Its south Somersets centre for entertainment and shopping, and is a centre for everything from top-league football to leather goods to military technology.DescriptionIts strategic position on the Fosse Way (now A37) between Dorchester and Ilchester was vital to the Romans, and makes it easy to reach for you.The name just means town on the river, which goes for most places round here, but no two Somerset towns are alike, and youll find that its character is unique. Throughout Saxon and medieval times the town continued to thrive.A market charter from King John, who took a big interest in Somerset, guaranteed its status as the local farming centre.While most Somerset towns surrounded by upland grazing went in for wool, Yeovil developed the speciality of glove making, and the name still survives in the nickname of giant killers Yeovil Football Club the glovers.These days the gloves are off, and you cant buy a pair made in the town.We can probably fix you up with a helicopter or two, as military equipment is the towns biggest export, and Augusta Westland the biggest employer. Yeovil is one of these towns which is much bigger than it appears.You can ramble for what seems like miles through the historic centre, built around the noble C14 church of St John the Baptist, passing many fine old buildings, and not passing up many shopping opportunities.Theres a theatre, all sorts of arts and crafts, and the famous football club.If you remember Stephen Potters Lifemanship books from the 1950s, theyre based on Yeovil, which Thomas Hardy had previously recreated as Ivell.These days Yeovil only has two railway stations, a comedown from its original four, but its on the A37 and A30, a stones throw from the A303.Yeovil Tourist Information CentreYeovil Tourist Information Centre can help you with travel to the area, places to stay and eat, events and attractions – and lots more great ideas for the whole family. Easily accessible for visitors with disabilities, low counter, hearing loop. A pay and display car park is situated at the rear of the building.