Earn commission on HeartSine AED sales

10 August 2017 in Equipment, Instructor

HeartSine AEDCommissions are now payable on leads resulting on sales of live AED HeartSine AED units from instructors.  The amount of commission paid is £50 per AED sold.  If you get people asking for live AED units, simple email the details to paula@protrainings.eu making sure you add their full contact details and a note on what you have said so that we can contact them and send them a quote. Read the rest of this entry →

Data Protection registration and free training course

7 August 2017 in Instructor

data protectionData Protection is vital in every business large or small.  Firstly, any approved ProTrainings instructor has access to a free video online training course to help understand data protection and help them comply with the requirements for training. Read the rest of this entry →

Develop your business and increase sales course date set

3 August 2017 in Featured Articles

Sales courseAs discussed at last year’s conferences, we are pleased to announce that we will be running a 2-day business development course to increase sales in instructor’s businesses. This course is available to all active ProTrainings instructors with centres and will be beneficial to centres large and small. This 2-day event will be held in Birmingham at the Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, October 5th and 6th 2017. This will be at a cost of £345 plus VAT which if we can increase your sales by just one EFAW you will cover the costs! Read the rest of this entry →

FPOS Level 4 and SOVA/Child Protection Level 3 dates set

2 August 2017 in FPOS, Instructor

FPOSWe have added new dates for the BTEC Level 4 Extended Certificate for First Person on Scene (QCF) and the SOVA/Child Protection level 3 courses.  The FPOS course is on 6th to 9th November and is a blended course using www.profpos.co.uk and the SOVA/Child protection course is 2 days in the classroom with some pre-study on 11th and 12th November. Read the rest of this entry →

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 →

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