IATP – Independent Asbestos Training Providers

Workforce Skills Support Independent Asbestos Training Provider (IATP)

Workforce Skills Support is an Independent Asbestos Training Provider (IATP) delivering approved courses.

The IATP approval ensures all its members are independently audited to prove competence and compliance to regulations and legislation in relation to asbestos.

IATP works in co-operation with the HSE and are a not-for-profit organisation.

IATP membership allows us to deliver  approved Asbestos training courses across the three types of training – Awareness (formerly Category A) Non-Licensable Asbestos Works (formerly Category B) and Licensable Works (formerly category C)

IATP is recognised under the ACAD, ARCA and CCDO card schemes

Asbestos – Licensed Works – (Category C) IATP Approved – Introduction – Supervisor
Length: 3 Days
This training course is ideally suited for experienced asbestos removal operatives who are taking up the role of an asbestos removal supervisor, therefore it covers the key elements of the role and responsibilities of a supervisor in this licensed industry.

Asbestos – Licensed Works (Category C) IATP Approved – Introduction – Manager
Length: 3 Days
This is suitable for new and potential managers in a licensed asbestos removal company, the core knowledge required to manage asbestos removal contracts and projects, as well as health and safety management systems.

Asbestos – Licensed Works (Category C) IATP Approved – Renewal – Manager
Length: 1 Day
This refresher course will enable candidates to enhance their knowledge and practical experience to continue to work safely and effectively as a Manager within the Licensed asbestos industry.

Asbestos – Licensed Works (Category C) IATP Approved – Renewal – Operative
Length: 1 Day
This refresher course will enable candidates to enhance their knowledge and practical experience to continue to work safely and effectively as an Operative within the Licensed asbestos industry.

Asbestos – Licensed Works (Category C) IATP Approved Introduction – Operative
Length: 3 Days
This is a three day training course for individuals, who intend to become an operative in the asbestos removal industry, to gain knowledge of asbestos removal practices and procedures.

Asbestos Awareness Course
Length: 1/2 Day

Why should I take part in Asbestos Awareness Training?

By law, each employer must ensure that their employees receive the right level of information, instruction and training if it is likely that they will come into contact with asbestos during their work. They are required to ensure that all employees are safe and confident when working in close proximity to asbestos as to not run the risk of endangering themselves or others.

What are the different types of Asbestos Training?

  • Asbestos Awareness (This course)
  • Non-licensable work with asbestos including NNLW
  • Licensable work with asbestos

Asbestos Licensed Works (Category C) IATP Approved – Renewal – Supervisor
Length: 1 Day
This refresher course will enable candidates to enhance their knowledge and practical experience to continue to work safely and effectively as a supervisor within the Licensed asbestos industry.

Asbestos Works – Non-Licensed (Category B) IATP Approved
Length: 1 Day
This course covers how to safely undertake work with non-licensed asbestos containing materials and comprises both theory and practical elements which are specifically matched to your trade. It also provides an overview of the current requirements of the Control of Asbestos Regulations and importantly defines what asbestos containing materials you can legally work on.

Asbestos Works – Non-Licensed Refresher (Category B) IATP Approved – Introduction
Length: 1/2 Day
This course will equip you with the refresher training to ensure your skills and knowledge of how to safely undertake work on non-licenced asbestos containing materials. It comprises of both theory and practical elements that can be specifically matched to your trade. Candidates must have a non-licence asbestos works certificate obtained within the last 12 months or undertaken Asbestos Awareness within 6 months of this training date.

Licensed Manager New (Formerly Category C)
Length: 3 Days
Training for Licensable Asbestos Work which is for companies that hold a license issued by HSE that allows them to remove asbestos

Licensed Manager Renewal (Formerly Category C)
Length: 1 Day
Training for Licensable Asbestos Work which is for companies that hold a license issued by HSE that allows them to remove asbestos

Licensed Operative New (Formerly Category C)
Length: 3 Days
Training for Licensable Asbestos Work which is for companies that hold a license issued by HSE that allows them to remove asbestos

Licensed Operative Refresher (Formerly Category C)
Length: 1 Day
Training for Licensable Asbestos Work which is for companies that hold a license issued by HSE that allows them to remove asbestos

Licensed Supervisor New (Formerly Category C)
Length: 3 Days
Training for Licensable Asbestos Work which is for companies that hold a license issued by HSE that allows them to remove asbestos

Licensed Supervisor Renewal (Formerly Category C)
Length: 1 Day
Training for Licensable Asbestos Work which is for companies that hold a license issued by HSE that allows them to remove asbestos

Non-Licensed Work with Asbestos Training (Formerly Category B)
Length: 1 Day
Training for Non-Licensable Asbestos Work, applicable to operatives who carry out small works on asbestos containing materials