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Level 3 SOVA/Child protection course next week

21 May 2018 in Classroom Training, Instructor

SafeguardingThe ProTrainings Level 3 SOVA/Child protection course is held over 2 days in the classroom on 29th and 30th May at our offices in Colchester Essex.

The Level 3 SOVA/Child Protection course is aimed at people who need this higher level of training or for instructors who wish to teach the SOVA and Child Protection courses.

For more information and to book on either of these courses please call Paula or Liz on 01206 805380.

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PractiBaby is about to be born, special price for limited time

12 March 2018 in Equipment, Instructor

PractiBabyWe are pleased to announce the birth of the latest PractiMan manikin the PractiBaby.  This new manikin is a full feature manikin at an affordable price. The PractiBaby manikin offers realistic training of Infant CPR and gives a full feature manikin for a competitive price. The PractiBaby is available with or without a carry bag and as a four pack in a single bag.

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First Responder On Scene qualification is now SIA approved

11 March 2018 in FPOS, Instructor

FROSProTrainings now offers the FAQ Level 3 Certificate for First Responders on Scene FROS® (RQF) qualification, for those that want to become a First Responder. The course teaches a higher level of first aid training, for students and instructors that want to improve their first aid skills.

The FROS course is approved by the SIA, so can now be used by those in the security sector who require an approved responder first aid course.

If you require any information on ProTrainings or its range of responder courses, please contact the team on 01206 805359.

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Get your own ProTrainings centre promo personalised video

10 March 2018 in Instructor

ProTrainings videoWe can now provide you with a personalised version of the ProTrainings centre promotional video with your logo at the start and at the end your logo, web, business name and phone number.  You will need to provide a high-quality image of your logo. If you do not have a logo we can produce this with just your business name.

Use this video to tell your customers all the features of what you offer through ProTrainings. Add it to your website and social media to increase customers and make your sites look professional.

We are producing these at a subsidised cost of video production to active ProTrainings centres of just £25 plus VAT instead of our cost price of £75. If you want to use this video without your details on the start and end you can request it free.

To order your video click here and once you have bought it, please email your logo and confirm your business name, web address and phone number to  We will send orders in batches to be edited and they should be delivered in 1-3 weeks. Watch the video before the personalised start and finish at

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Teach Food Safety in Catering Level 1 and 2 Courses

7 March 2018 in Instructor

 Food safetyWe are running another TQUK Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering on the 29th /30th May 2018 at a cost £295.00 + VAT.  This Is a 2-day classroom course (also includes online Pre-study work) The course is suitable for Supervisors and managers High-risk food handling environments

Instructors with a recognised teaching qualification who would like to teach Level 1 and Level 2 Food Safety as ProTrainings and Level 2 Regulated Qualifications.

For more information please contact Paula or Liz on 01206 805380.

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Promo video for your websites and social media

4 February 2018 in Featured Articles, Instructor

We have produced an animated promotional video showing what you offer your customers as a ProTrainings centre.  This 1:29 minute short film will help you get the message of all the courses as classroom and video online you can offer. It also shows what extras your students receive the login, video access and downloads etc.

We have put a link that you can use at the top of the marketing section of your dashboard to either embed the video on your website or you can use on emails and social media. Simply click the link and under the video, you will see the “share” option where you can copy the embed code or the direct link. We hope that this will help get the message out that you offer more than other companies and increase your sales.

Once you add this to your website and social media, let us know so that we can share it across our network increasing your promotion of your website and social media accounts. Read the rest of this entry →

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Paediatric and EFAW/FAW combined courses saving classroom time

2 February 2018 in Featured Articles, Instructor

Paediatric first aidProTrainings have the approval to mix some popular courses to reduce classroom time for students.   You can now combine the following courses and issue 2 certificates as either ProTrainings or regulated qualifications:

  • The FAW can now be combined with the 2 day Paediatric First Aid qualifications
  • The FAW requalification can now be combined with the 2 day Paediatric First Aid qualifications
  • The 2-day Paediatric First Aid can be combined with the EFAW
  • The Blended Paediatric First Aid can be combined with the EFAW

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QCF to RQF changes for regulated qualifications completes 1st January 2018

30 December 2017 in Instructor, QCF

QCF RQFAs you aware that in 2015 Ofqual changed the way in which regulated qualifications are described. The main details of these changes are:

The change from the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) which included the sharing of units and structures by different Awarding Organisations to the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and the closure of the shared unit bank.

The size of qualifications in the RQF is indicated by the Total Qualification Time (TQT) Ofqual defines TQT as: Read the rest of this entry →

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QCF to RQF last changes for regulated qualifications 1st January 2018

29 December 2017 in Featured Articles, Instructor

QCF RQFOn the 1st January 2018, all the final QCF regulated qualifications change to RQF. This will mean that all regulated qualifications are now RQF and QCF will no longer exist.

Tomorrow we will post a guide to the changes to clarify what it means to instructors.  These changes do not affect any ProTrainings qualifications.

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Upgrade your Little Anne to include QCPR feedback

11 November 2017 in Instructor

Anne QCPR ManikinUpgrade your Little Anne to include QCPR feedback with this upgrade kit just launched by Laerdal. The easy to fit kit only fits Laerdal Anne adult manikins (child and infant available next year). Your students can link to their iPhone or you can link to your iPad to track multiple manikins.  We offer the upgrade kit and the complete manikin, More information and to order click here or on one of the pictures. Read the rest of this entry →

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Safeguarding Course Date Set

6 November 2017 in Classroom Training, Instructor

DementiaSafeguarding Level 3 course date has been set for the 31st January and 1st February.  This 2 day course will qualify you to deliver the Level 1 and Level 2 ProTrainings Safeguarding qualifications.

For More information about the course please go to

The course aims are to promote awareness of what constitutes abuse and neglect, promote understanding of the different types of abuse and neglect, promote understanding of what makes individuals vulnerable, promote understanding of what disclosure and whistle blowing are and detail legislation relevant to Safeguarding of Adults and children. Read the rest of this entry →

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Competition Time…….. Win a PractiMan Advanced Manikin (dual adult/child)

4 November 2017 in Instructor

Practiman ADVANCED manikinProTrainings are giving 1 of our instructors the chance to win a new PractiMan Advanced CPR manikin – dual adult and child with carrying bag/mat. See the manikin by clicking here.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply please follow these two easy steps. Read the rest of this entry →

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Manual Handling Instructor, H&S Level 3 and Pet Fist Aid Instructor dates

24 October 2017 in Instructor

CPD certifiedThe latest dates for instructor upgrade courses at our training room in Colchester Essex are:

  • Manual Handling of objects 29th November – teach our manual handling qualifications
  • Level 3 Health & Safety 30th November to 1st December  – teach Health & Safety, COSHH, Risk etc
  • Pet First Aid Instructor 27th November – teach ProTrainings pet first aid course

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Conference update, this Friday Birmingham and Friday 27th Colchester – spaces still available

15 October 2017 in Instructor

ProTrainingsOur 2017 conferences start this Friday at the NEC in Birmingham and if you have not booked yet, spaces are still available. For dates and to book, see the links below.  At the conferences, you can meet our team and discuss how we can help you with your business or using our system with in-house training.

Some of the subjects we will cover are: (latest subjects in bold) Read the rest of this entry →

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Health and Safety Level 3 Instructors

11 October 2017 in Health & Safety, Instructor

health and safetyThe TQUK Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course is delivered at our training centre in Colchester, Essex.  This course is delivered over 2 days with 1-day pre-course work that is completed using the workbook and course book that we post to you once you book on the course. This qualification is aimed at those working or wishing to work as a supervisor in health and safety in the workplace. Read the rest of this entry →

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