• ARCA reaches landmark 2,000 CSCS cards
    by ARCA Blogger on September 17, 2019 at 9:02 am

    Today the Association issued the 2,000th CSCS card, under the ARMI Skills Card Scheme. The 2,000th CSCS card was a blue skilled worker card for an asbestos removal operative, and was made available as a physical and virtual card. “This is an amazing number of cards issued. We only started issuing CSCS cards for operatives […] The post ARCA reaches landmark 2,000 CSCS cards appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA receives Centre of Excellence Award from RSPH
    by ARCA Blogger on September 12, 2019 at 11:06 am

    On behalf of the Association, Steve Sadley and Satish Patel, were delighted to accept the Centre of Excellence Award yesterday at the RSPH Hygeia Awards 2019 event in London. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Centre of Excellence Award recognises centres which show commitment to their learners through high levels of teaching and support, alongside […] The post ARCA receives Centre of Excellence Award from RSPH appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA claims over £26,000 in CITB grants for members
    by ARCA Blogger on August 29, 2019 at 9:05 am

    ARCA, an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) with CITB, can support members(i) who have undertaken recognised training courses with the Association, by claiming CITB grants on their behalf. Recently, ARCA contacted all asbestos removal contractor members who pay the CITB Levy requesting information for all the candidates who had undertaken a ‘short duration course’ with ARCA, […] The post ARCA claims over £26,000 in CITB grants for members appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA a Keynote Speaker at Contamination Expo
    by ARCA Blogger on August 21, 2019 at 8:15 am

    At this year’s Contamination Expo, ARCA will be discussing how clients see membership of a trade association as a safeguard and what the Association does to meet this expectation. During the seminar, Steve Sadley, Chief Executive of ARCA, will highlight the role of the Association and how it continues to drive high standards to provide […] The post ARCA a Keynote Speaker at Contamination Expo appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA Speaking at Contamination Expo 2019
    by ARCA Blogger on August 7, 2019 at 8:24 am

    The Role of the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association At this years’ Contamination Expo, ARCA will discuss how clients see membership of a trade association as a safeguard, and how the Association continues to drive high standards to provide reassurance. Steve Sadley, Chief Executive of ARCA, will highlight how contractor members need to participate in the […] The post ARCA Speaking at Contamination Expo 2019 appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA offers a comprehensive range of CSCS cards
    by ARCA Blogger on July 23, 2019 at 8:32 am

    ARMI Skills Cards available for the licensed asbestos removal industry The Association offers the full range of CSCS cards for individuals working in the licensed asbestos management industry to gain access to construction sites, under the ARMI Skills Card Scheme. Asbestos removal operatives, supervisors and managers, are able to gain temporary red cards, (experienced worker, […] The post ARCA offers a comprehensive range of CSCS cards appeared first on ARCA.

  • Additional site audit bookings at new high
    by ARCA Blogger on July 16, 2019 at 8:26 am

    During the first half of this year ARCA saw more additional site audits booked and completed for members than ever before. ARCA continues to see an increase in the number of additional site audits booked by members, with the first half of this year showing a 72% increase compared to the first half of last […] The post Additional site audit bookings at new high appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA News Magazine Summer 2019 available online
    by ARCA Blogger on July 10, 2019 at 8:46 am

    In the latest issue of the ARCA News Magazine you can read about association and industry news, including the new developments to the ARCA Member Internal Audit App and HSE comments regarding the new asbestos licence renewal process. Also, there are articles on guidance, risk management, what UKAS accreditation entails and mental well-being in the […] The post ARCA News Magazine Summer 2019 available online appeared first on ARCA.

  • NVQs require effective planning
    by ARCA Blogger on June 25, 2019 at 8:28 am

    ARCA can provide an efficient assessment process Candidates can gain an NVQ in the shortest possible time when the assessment process is planned well in advance, especially as a candidate can need up to three assessment sites and dates scheduled. By discussing appropriate sites and timings, ARCA will be able to provide members with the […] The post NVQs require effective planning appeared first on ARCA.

  • CSCS to end exemption to CITB Test
    by ARCA Blogger on June 20, 2019 at 8:41 am

    Currently if an applicant for a CSCS card has achieved an NVQ within the last 2 years, they do not have to sit the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test. However, following the announcement by CSCS on 17th June this exemption will be withdrawn on 2nd September 2019 to meet the requirements of the Construction […] The post CSCS to end exemption to CITB Test appeared first on ARCA.