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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 →

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  From the 1st October 2017 the old QCF will be withdrawn.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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Tourniquet and Haemostatic Bleeding Packs available from Protrainings and ITG

5 August 2016 in First Aid

TOURNIQUETTourniquet and haemostats bleeding packs are now available from ProTrainings and ITG.  We have made up 3 packs depending on your needs and budget and you can buy all the items individually. If you are going to be teaching tourniquet and haemostats dressings you will need to have some to demonstrate and show in your lesson. These kits all include foam blocks to use when teaching and practicing packing a wound and we also sell demonstration arms where you can show how to put a tourniquet on and your students can use it to practice on safely.  Read the rest of this entry →

Blended First Aid at Work online training launched

4 July 2016 in First Aid, Instructor

Blended First Aid at WorkBlended First Aid at Work courses launched by ProTrainings.  We are the first to launch the new HSE option for EFAW and FAW courses in the workplace.  We have introduced all options for these courses including, Driver CPC, Equestrian and Forestry versions of the courses. Read the rest of this entry →

New CPR handouts/posters available to download free

1 July 2016 in First Aid, Instructor

Adult CPRWe have redesigned our CPR handouts and also increased the quality so they can be made in to posters.  We have added them to our online resources shop where you can buy them in paper format in A2 or A2 laminated.  You can visit this site by clicking here. You can also from this link buy printed copies of our books and even produce them with your details on the back for only £1.95 plus set up and delivery.  Read the rest of this entry →

Celox now available from ITG and ProTrainings Europe

26 June 2016 in Classroom Training, Equipment, First Aid

CeloxWe now offer the full range of Celox Heamostatic dressings and training dressings and we have made up some instructor kits with special prices for orders before or at our conferences in Birmingham and Colchester. We have added the range of Celox to our new website – click here In the instructor packs are also different types of tourniquets.  If you would like the price list on the packs please email keith@protrainings.eu. Read the rest of this entry →

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