Adrenaline Auto-Injectors New Legislation for Schools

10 July 2017 in First Aid

Adrenaline Auto-InjectorsAdrenaline Auto-Injectors legislation was passed in Westminster to allow UK schools to be able to  keep spare adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) for emergency use.  The legislation comes into effect from 1 October 2017. Read the rest of this entry →

First Aid at Work FAW for Instructors with skill review date

29 June 2017 in Instructor

ProTrainingsWe have set another date for First Aid at Work Level 3 for instructors to include their skill update.  The course is our blended FAW so you complete one day online and one day in the classroom.  The practical day will be in our offices in Colchester on Friday 27th October. Read the rest of this entry →

AED signs have changed

29 June 2017 in First Aid

AEDAED sign design has changed to make them clearer and encourage more people to use an AED.  Not only has the sign changed but the UK Resuscitation Council and the British Heart Foundation, have produced a poster to go along with the new design.

The new AED location sign makes the following changes to the current one:    Read the rest of this entry →

Russian language first aid manuals are now available

27 June 2017 in First Aid, Instructor

RussianRussian language first aid manuals are now available to all students on all ProTrainings classroom, online and blended first aid courses.  We have translated our main first aid plus manuals and this is available free from the student resources section of all registered students.   Read the rest of this entry →

Polish First Aid Student Manual for all our Online and Classroom Courses

25 June 2017 in First Aid

PolishPolish language first aid manuals are now available to all students on all ProTrainings classroom, online and blended first aid courses.  We have translated our main first aid plus manuals and this is available free from the student resources section of all registered students.   Read the rest of this entry →

Update on RQF / QCF changes to regulated qualifications

21 June 2017 in First Aid

ProTrainingsThe workplace regulated qualifications will change from QCF to RQF on the 1st October 2017 and the ProTrainings qualifications will be mapped to these changes.  From the 1st October 2017 the old QCF will be withdrawn.

The change will be fairly seamless for instructors but you will need to understand the new material when it is available.  The changes will not be major and we will notify you nearer the time when we have received all of the information. Read the rest of this entry →

Headway Suffolk, the Brain Injury Charity, need our help

20 June 2017 in First Aid, Instructor

Headway SuffolkHeadway Suffolk are a brain injury charity and they have exceeded in the way the charity is run and managed helping meet the difficult challenges that anyone with a brain injury suffer from.  They also support families and carers in the care they offer.  They have been shortlisted for an award that would mean they could receive an award of £25,000 to help in their good work and we are asking for your help in voting for them.  All you need to do is to go to https://mcf.org.uk/region/suffolk and click “vote” to Headway Suffolk”. Read the rest of this entry →

Safeguarding Adults and Children Level 3 Instructor Course

15 June 2017 in Classroom Training, Instructor

Safeguarding Adults and ChildrenSafeguarding of Adults and Children is a course that is needed in many sectors from care to childminders and nurseries.  We will be holding a Safeguarding of Adults and Children instructor upgrade course at ITG/ProTrainings on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th August for those who want instructor rating to deliver Level 2 & 3 Safeguarding Adults and Level 2 & 3 Safeguarding of Children (Child Protection). Read the rest of this entry →

FPOS Blended Course Launched – BTEC Level 4 Certificate for First Person on Scene (QCF)

14 June 2017 in Featured Articles, FPOS

FPOS

The new BTEC Level 4 Certificate for First Person on Scene (QCF) is the latest qualification launched in 2017 by Pearson and is now available as blended or classroom training.  This qualification has been extended and as a result the length of the course has increased to 98 guided learning hours (GLH) and 184 hours of total qualification time (TQT).

ProTrainings have been working closely with experienced medical professionals to create online training that enables the training to be completed as a blended qualification, where theoretical aspects of the course can be completed online, reducing the number of days required in the classroom. Read the rest of this entry →

Major incident trauma course – Learn online how to save lives

12 June 2017 in First Aid

Major Incident Trauma

Major incident trauma is something that anyone could need to deal with but this course is also aimed at the emergency services. Catastrophic injuries from multiple casualty incidents are something that unfortunately is a real situation that first responders and members of the public may have to deal with.

The course covers keeping yourself safe and triage of casualties. It also covers many different types of catastrophic injuries and how to treat them. Dealing with a major incident you may find yourself with multiple casualties and need to keep yourself safe. This course discusses the types of injury that you could encounter and how to treat them.  If you want more information on dealing with medical emergencies then we have a 20 hour First Person On Scene course. Read the rest of this entry →

Another advertising scam

31 May 2017 in Featured Articles

Text and phone scamsFrom time to time advertisers contact our instructors saying that ProTrainings recommended them to call and try to get instructors to buy advertising.  We NEVER  give out your details nor recommend people to advertise with any publication.  The current scam that is going round now is a fire prevention magazine. Read the rest of this entry →

Up coming courses for instructors in June

31 May 2017 in Instructor

ProTrainingsWe have the following courses coming up in June:

  • Food Safety 27th 28th June £295.00 + VAT
  • First Aid at Work Requal (includes Skill Evaluation) 23rd June £195.00 + VAT

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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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