Approved instructor and approved centre stickers

21 May 2017 in First Aid, Instructor

ProTrainingsprotrainingsWe have made some stickers for approved ProTrainings instructors and approved ProTrainings centres.  They are round 100mm stickers and should stick to just about anything.  These are now going out to new centres but if you would like a set, email your full name and address to support@protrainings.eu and we will post with your certificates or direct to you. Read the rest of this entry →

Choking vest special offer to instructors

19 May 2017 in First Aid

Choking vestWe have a special offer on the Actfast choking vest for choking training at £115 plus VAT from our usual low price of £129.99 plus VAT.  This offer is for May and June.  The Act+Fast Anti Choking Trainer is worn by students in CPR class to learn the Abdominal Thrust Maneuver (Heimlich). When performed correctly, a foam plug shoots into the air, making instruction realistic and leaving students confident.  This is the top range version with back slap plate as well. Read the rest of this entry →

You can still teach the TQUK Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (QCF)

18 May 2017 in Health & Safety

health and safetyFurther to our notice on the removal of the regulated level one Health and Safety qualification, remember we do have the regulated TQUK Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (QCF) which is used to gain construction/building workers with their construction card.

More information about this course can be found by clicking HERE.
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Removal of regulated TQUK Level 1 Award in Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) qualification

17 May 2017 in Health & Safety

HSEPlease be aware that TQUK intends to withdraw TQUK Level 1 Award in Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) qualification, effective 25th May 2017. This means that registrations and certifications will not be possible after that date. This action is being taken due to lack of uptake of the qualification.  You can still teach and certify the ProTrainings level one qualification if needed of both the ProTrainings and regulated TQUK level 2 qualification. Read the rest of this entry →

HeartSine AED 350P Special Offer Price a £799 plus VAT with £75 of free online training

16 May 2017 in Equipment, Featured Articles

HeartSine AEDHeartSine AED manufacture full feature AED units in the UK. To increase the number of AED units available in the community and in businesses we are able to offer the HeartSine 350 at a special price of £799 plus VAT and the HeartSine 500 with CPR help at £999 plus VAT.  We also have special offers on training nationally and video online including  three free video online courses worth £75 plus VAT. Read the rest of this entry →

Entonox video online course now live

15 May 2017 in First Aid, Instructor

EntonoxEntonox is a medical drug used in pain relief and we have launched a new video online course telling you the basics on its use.  Our Awareness course gives you the basics on how to manage and deliver it to a patient.  Entonox is a prescription drug and completing this course will not give you the authority to buy, rent or administer Entonox but it will give all the skills to help a qualified person to administer it and give you the skills to be trained with the practical side by an authorised person in your workplace. Read the rest of this entry →

Teach food safety courses by completing the level 3 food safety qualification

14 May 2017 in Instructor

Food safetyWe have set another date for the Food Safety level 3 regulated to allow you to teach the level 1 and 2 food safety courses on the 27th and 28th June.  With this qualification you will be able to sell courses and complete day rate work in the valuable food sectors. Read the rest of this entry →

First Aid at Work requalification on Friday 23rd June at Colchester

10 May 2017 in Featured Articles, Instructor

 

ProTrainingsWe are holding another First Aid at Work requalification course for instructors at ITG/ProTrainings on Friday 23rd June for those who have a valid FAW.  The course is a blended course so you would complete the online part before you attend the practical day.  We also include your skill review for your ProTrainings centre.  Read the rest of this entry →

BTEC Level 4 Extended Certificate for First Person on Scene (QCF) blended course dates in June and September

1 May 2017 in First Aid

FPOSBTEC Level 4 Extended Certificate for First Person on Scene (QCF) Blended is being run at Colchester on 5th to the 8th June and a new date of 4th – 7th September.  This is the new level 4 and it is taught in blended format saving time in the classroom by also completing a comprehensive video online course prior to attending. Completing the course in a blended format gives you more time to take in the information and the classroom part is much more practical and less theory making it more informative and enjoyable. Read the rest of this entry →

Paediatric ProTrainings regulated courses changing from QCF to RQF on 1st May

27 April 2017 in Classroom Training, Online Training

Keep up to dateAs you may be aware, regulations within the first aid industry are continually changing, with more improvements and adaptations to be made, especially concerning the regulatory framework by which each qualification is mapped.

Regulatory Change:

We would like to inform you of some upcoming changes to be made by ProTrainings as a result of the Office of Qualification and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) changing how courses are designed and mapped. All regulated qualifications that are certified through ProTrainings will change from ‘Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)’ to ‘Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF)’. We apologise for the anticipated postponement, although this was subject to the awarding organisation confirming the official release date for all new RQF (regulated) qualifications to be announced.  However, we would like to thank you for your patience. Read the rest of this entry →

Brain Injury and Concussion Awareness video online training now live

16 April 2017 in Online Training

brain injuryBrain injury is generally misunderstood, while those affected by the injury are largely hidden and struggle to get the help and support they deserve and need. If you complete the course, you can be the person that helps reduce the amount of injuries per day and most importantly, save someone from having a lifelong disability. Read the rest of this entry →

Text and phone scams

2 April 2017 in Instructor

Text and phone scamsTexts and phone scam calls can be used maliciously to facilitate theft and fraud. ‘Vishing’ calls try to alarm recipients into making payments or providing important financial information. ‘Smishing’ texts may additionally try to entice their target to click on malicious links, activating trojan viruses which can steal passwords and other high-value data.

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Cyber-attacks and Business Email Compromise

28 March 2017 in Instructor

Cyber-attacks on SMEs have increased steadily in recent years. With criminals constantly devising new ways to steal information and money, one of the newest emerging threats is Business Email Compromise, also known as CEO or Chairman Fraud. The most frequent targets of this scam, small and medium-sized businesses, can lose huge sums because of one spurious email.

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Malware

22 March 2017 in Instructor

MalwareMalware or Malicious software is created to harm its target. Malware affects private individuals and corporate users.  Malware can steal information, hijack website visits, spy on internet activity and damage data.  Malware attacks that fraudulently redirect internet banking users are becoming more and more frequent.

There are different ways that Malware can spread, Trojans hide inside software that look safe, worms can spread between machines without relying on user interaction. Malware can be designed to evade defences and to execute tasks. Read the rest of this entry →

First Person On Scene (FPOS) the new Level 4 course date set

19 March 2017 in Instructor

FPOSWe have added a date for the new level 4 regulated First Person On Scene (FPOS) course on the 5th to the 8th June.  This course not only will teach you advanced first aid but also it will count as an FAW for instructors.  In January the FPOS course was upgraded and now covers much more than the old FPOS and it has been set as a level 4 regulated qualification. Read the rest of this entry →

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