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UKATA Showcase Training Portfolio at Careers Fair

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The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) was invited to attend a careers fair at Chesterfield College on 13th July 2023.

The event was hosted by Derbyshire County Council, Joined Up Careers, Dept of Work and Pensions, Links CVS, East Midlands Chamber of Commerce on behalf of Derbyshire BME Forum. The aim of the event was to ensure that everyone has access to fulfilling their potential, receiving support and advice to do so.

Delegates were provided with opportunities to meet industry professionals listen to inspirational talks and find out first hand about current vacancies and training opportunities.

Translators were on hand to help throughout the event to ensure that EVERYONE had the opportunity to 'unlock new possibilities' and reach their full potential.

Leonie Hibberd and Olivia Anderson from UKATA’s membership department (pictured with Paul Munday, Employer Adviser at DWP Jobcentre Plus Derbyshire) were able to showcase training courses offered by UKATA members which are available nationwide.

Events & Marketing Manager, Victoria Castelluccio said of the opportunity to join the Careers Fair “We were delighted to have UKATA representatives attend the event at Chesterfield College and signpost delegates to the extensive range of training courses offered by UKATA members, to support with future employment opportunities. We work tirelessly to make training accessible, impactful, and raise awareness of the risks associated with asbestos”.

UKATA, a leading association, is dedicated to enhancing the quality and standards of asbestos training with the aim to shield workers and the public from the hazards of asbestos exposure.

The association collaborates closely with its members to guarantee that they have access to the latest information, training resources, and industry updates. They provide a suite of support services to assist them in accomplishing their training objectives. Their membership encompasses a diverse array of organisations involved in asbestos training, including training providers, asbestos removal contractors, consultants, and equipment suppliers.

UKATA is fervent about promoting safe and responsible working practices, committed to working with members and partners to realise a shared vision of protecting workers and the public from the hazards linked with asbestos exposure.

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Published on Tuesday 18th July 2023