Certificated regionals help CPD

ACAD Manager Graham Warren explains a new scheme whereby attending Regional Meetings can help your continual professional development (CPD)... "Whilst formal refresher training is required, or preferred, by many, there’s never been an alternative to the annual refresher ‘ticket’.  Until now. Asbestos refresher training requirements for direct[read more]

Asbestos Removal Operative Apprenticeship Standard

We need to know what you think about the Draft Asbestos Removal Operative Apprenticeship Standard. Please read the Draft Standard, then complete the short feedback survey. Your feedback will then be considered by the Trailblazer Employer Group before the Standard is submitted to the department of Education. (function(t,e,n,s){var c,o,i;t.S[read more]

Specialist Apprentice Update

The very first intake of our Specialist Apprenticeship Programme (SAP), have now completed the two-year course. We caught up with one of them, KAEFER’S Kieran McCabe; ACAD’s first Apprentice of the Year..... How has the SAP benefitted you? It’s helped in lots of ways. The supportive training has meant my company has been able to use me on[read more]

CSCS and CITB webinars

CITB FUNDING Are you aware of the financial support CITB provide to companies like you? Find out the key facts from ACAD.  We've unlocked more than £650k of CITB funding for our members since 2013. Join our webinar: Friday 3 February at 9am. Register Now CSCS CARDS Heard the latest rumours about CSCS card requirements? Cut thro[read more]

Support for revamped training centre

ACAD members from around the UK celebrated the re-opening of the practical training centre following renovation. The investment is the latest in a growing and enviable list of developments driven by ACAD as part of our aim to raise standards in the sector. ACAD strive to provide industry-leading training.  we have listened to our members and dele[read more]


New qualifications to be developed for Supervisors For a number of years ACAD has been delivering Vocational qualification to the licensed Asbestos sector. We have been instrumental in the creation of accessible routes to Level 2 Vocational qualifications for operatives with various levels of experience. Qualifications range from the ground b[read more]

Latest News on ACAD's SAP Programme

ACAD have successfully completed yet another intake of Specialist Apprentices as the new aspirational route for the Licensed Asbestos sector continues to gather pace. Their first week included awareness training, non-licensed practical work as well as the industry standard 3 day new operative course and one of our partner organisations delivered[read more]