shutterstock_549484243.jpg

Training Course Portfolio

Training Course Portfolio

Please select a training course from the left menu to find out more details and to download the full training standard.


Every employer must make sure that anyone who is liable to disturb asbestos during their normal work, or who supervises those employees, gets the correct level of information, instruction and training so that they can work safely and competently without risk to themselves or others.

There are three main levels of information, instruction and training. These relate to:

Attending a training course on its own will not make a worker competent. Competence is developed over time by implementing and consolidating skills learnt during training, on-the-job learning, instruction and assessment.

It is important that the level of information, instruction and training is appropriate for the work and the roles undertaken by each worker (and supervisor). Using a training needs analysis (TNA) will help to identify what topics should be covered to ensure workers have the right level of competence to avoid putting themselves or others at risk.

UK Asbestos Training Association to attend South Wales Safety Groups Alliance Conference 2020

The UK Asbestos Training Association “UKATA” returns to The South Wales Safety Groups Alliance Annual Conference on Wednesday 1 April 2020. Over 200 delegates will gather
Read More →

DAST - Asbestos & Agriculture Information Event

The Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team (DAST) will host an event to launch their “Asbestos & Agriculture Information Leaflet” on Friday 6 December 2019. This event takes pl
Read More →

Leading Asbestos Authority Welcomes New Apprentices to the Team

Olivia Anderson (18) and Alicia Higgins (17) have joined Chesterfield-based UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) as apprentices.Olivia, from Chesterfield, is a former
Read More →

“Ironman” Conquers Colossal Triathlon for Charity

​​​​​​​A huge congratulations to one of Essential Site Skills founding directors, Gareth Davies, for completing the Ironman Wales triathlon on 15th September. Gareth comp
Read More →