NEWS / LEGISLATION

ACAD Skill Card

ACAD Skill Cards for Asbestos Analysts and Surveyors are now available. These six cards, which range from Apprentice level through to Trainee and Skilled Worker level, join the suite of accreditation cards for operatives and supervisors already in existence. "All ACAD Skill Cards are smart cards with a chip, just like your bank card, onto whi[read more]

NEWS / VACANCIES

ACAD Member ARG are Recruiting!

Due to an expanding workload, ARG are currently looking for experienced Full Time Asbestos Supervisors and Operatives for Licensed removal works in London and Surrounding Areas. You must hold relevant qualifications and appropriate refresher training. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in asbestos industry is preferred. You must also be able to[read more]

NEWS / OTHER

Charity choice

This year's chosen charity of the Year has been announced. ACAD and TICA members chose to support the British Heart Foundation, with generous guests at TICA’s 60th anniversary celebrations raising more than £2000 for the charity in Manchester at the beginning of October. Staff, learners and members will organise fundraising activities to bene[read more]

NEWS / TRAINING

ACAD Skill Card

ACAD Skill Cards for Asbestos Analysts and Surveyors are now available. These six cards, which range from Apprentice level through to Trainee and Skilled Worker level, join the suite of accreditation cards for operatives and supervisors already in existence. "All ACAD Skill Cards are smart cards with a chip, just like your bank card, onto whi[read more]

NEWS / OTHER

ACAD Manager Graham Warren Headlining the Contamination Expo

The Asbestos sector is all too familiar with the rolling annual generic refresher training and associated ‘tickets’ but the introduction of NVQ as the new minimum accepted competency level in the Asbestos sector is set to change all of that.  ACAD Manager Graham Warren explores how the sector is moving to NVQ standards and CPD for professionals cre[read more]

NEWS / LEGISLATION

ACAD Secures £44,000 of Funding for NVQ Achievement

ACAD, the organisation leading the Asbestos sector, has successfully led a bid to CITB that has secured up to £44,000 of funding to support the delivery of L2 NVQs for asbestos removal operatives.  This means ACAD members can obtain an NVQ for the net cost of around £250! The Asbestos sector has known that NVQs have been coming in since way back[read more]

NEWS / VACANCIES

ACAD Member Sure Environmental Are Recruiting!

Sure Environmental is specialist asbestos removal company that provides complete asbestos management & specialist cleaning service nationwide. They have permanent positions available for Asbestos Operatives in West Midlands area. Requirements: - In date training, medical, face fits - In date CSCS card - Driving licence will be a pl[read more]

NEWS / TRAINING

New set of SAPs

October saw the start of another intake for the Specialist Apprenticeship Programme. We continue to lead the sector; promoting the aspirational route to competence for new starters in licensed asbestos. Specialist Apprentices benefit from 18.5 days training delivered in week-long blocks over a 13 month period. These have been carefully select[read more]