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Paediatric First Aid Annual Refresher Course Live

4 April 2015 in Classroom Training, First Aid, Instructor

Paediatic annual refresherWe have designed this course for those who have the 2 day Paediatric course whether our blended version or the full classroom course who require an annual update to refresh their skills.  Keeping your skills fresh is important with any type of first aid, particularly with Paediatric first aid.  Visit the site here. Read the rest of this entry →

Asbestos awareness video online course now live

7 March 2015 in Health & Safety, Instructor

Asbestos Danger SignAsbestos is a danger in many different sectors and it is estimated that 20 tradesmen, 4 plumbers, 6 electricians and 8 joiners die every week from this hidden killer. It is important to know when there may be a risk of exposure and how to avoid coming into contact with Asbestos. This latest course from ProTrainings is available as a video online course or though approved ProTrainings instructors nationally. Read the rest of this entry →

New Child Protection Video Online course Now Available

3 December 2014 in Classroom Training, Instructor, Online Training

Child protectionWe have a new video online course on Child Protection  This course is aimed at training individuals who work with children to ensure they know how to identify and report possible cases of abuse and neglect. Children are at risk in many environments and training will ensure understanding of the problem, avoiding possible situations and dealing with abuse and neglect once identified. Read the rest of this entry →

New user friendly ProTrainings Paediatric Level 3 Exam for ProTrainings Qualification

7 October 2014 in Classroom Training, First Aid, Instructor, QCF

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailWe have re-designed the exam for students on the ProTrainings 2 day or Blended level 3 course rather than using the adapted regulated exam.  This is exam is much more user friendly and the questions and answers are clear to both the learner and instructor.  You can use the exam now and it is available from the documents section or the simple way is to download the required documents from the class page.  This way you get the right forms and in some cases the learner registration form is part completed for you.

Remember this is for ProTrainings Qualifications only and NOT for the regulated version where you still have to use the regulated exam on the dashboard that is supplied by the awarding body.

Free Instructor/Centre Update Days – Saturday 15th November Colchester and Friday 21st November Birmingham

1 October 2014 in Classroom Training, Instructor

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailThere have been many changes in the last year in the industry and we are running update dates for our registered centres and instructors.  These events will give you an update on running effective training and developing your in-house or business training and guidance on the rules and regulations relating to offering regulated qualifications.

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Latest Course Dates for FPOS, H&S, Fire, Manual Handling, FAW Re-qualification and People Moving

24 September 2014 in Classroom Training, Instructor

IHCDWe have new dates for many courses to increase your knowledge or number of courses that you can offer. All the courses are in our new offices in Colchester.  To book or find out more information please call 01206 805380.

FPOS – First Person On Scene

With this EDEXEL IHCD qualification you can now use in place of an FAW for instructors.  The course is five days and covers many different advanced first aid techniques and practical experience.  The cost is £475 plus VAT and there is a course on 6th to 10th October, 1st to 5th December and 12th to 16th January 2015. We recommend this to all instructors to give you more knowledge and practical experience in first aid and how to assist the paramedic.  This is also ideal for those who want to offer medical assistance at events. Read the rest of this entry →

Paediatric Qualifications are changing to level 3 with new version 6 PowerPoint

17 August 2014 in Classroom Training, First Aid, Instructor

Child head injuryOn the 1st September 2014 there are some changes to the Paediatric Qualifications, they are changing from a Level 2 qualification to a Level 3.  This will apply to both regulated qualifications and ProTrainings qualifications.  There will be a new PowerPoint available which you will be able to download from your dashboard..  Please make sure you read and understand the new learning outcomes.  They are very similar to the old qualification, the contact hours are the same (6 & 12 hours) but the guided learning hours have been increased to 22, these additional hours can be met using the ProTrainings system by learners utilising the videos, manuals and downloads available.  The ProTrainings blended paediatric qualifications will still meet the learning outcomes. Read the rest of this entry →

Evacuation Chair Instructor Course – coming soon

9 August 2014 in Classroom Training, Equipment, Featured Articles, Fire Safety, Health & Safety

Evac_ChairWe are adding a train the trainer course for evacuation chairs in September.  There is a legal requirement for businesses to have a way of getting people with mobility problems out of a building in the event of fire. The evacuation chair is a simple way of helping someone to safety.  There is an increasing market for training in the safe use of these chairs and we have developed a training course which uses one that we have started selling.  You can take the course in two different ways.  The first is where the course includes the chair for use in your training and the other is just the training.  If you are going to a business you will also be in a position to sell the chairs so we are adding a commission payment for any sales you generate which increases your income.  Read the rest of this entry →

Advanced CPR Practical Training Dates Launched

18 May 2014 in Classroom Training, Featured Articles, First Aid, Instructor, Online Training

Sim1We have teamed up with a local Hospital and Laerdal to offer a special days training in CPR, AED and Basic Lifer Support using the advances manikins made by Laerdal.  On these days you will be able to train and practice on manikins that are as near to the real thing as possible.  This will not only improve your practical CPR skills but also your demonstration and teaching skills. Read the rest of this entry →

FAW Requalification Course in Colchester for Instructors

17 January 2014 in Instructor

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailIf you need to re-qualify your FAW, we are running a course in Colchester on Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th March 2014. This course is for instructors only and will renew your FAW as HABC level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) and update your annual skill review. The cost is £195 plus VAT and you can book by calling Paula on 01206 805380 or emailing the office. You do not have to do your requalification with us, you can complete it locally but make sure that you are getting a level 3 QCF or Red Cross/St Johns FAW, as you cannot deliver First Aid courses without certificates at this level. If you have an old HSE certificate, this will still be valid till it expires.

If you do not renew your FAW you cannot teach once it expires so do not leave it too late.

ProTrainings now partner with HABC to offer more choice and better promotion

18 November 2013 in Classroom Training, Featured Articles, Fire Safety, First Aid, Health & Safety, Instructor, QCF

ProTrainings are now working in partnership with Highfield HABC for QCF qualifications.  We made the decision to work with the largest Awarding Organisation for First Aid qualifications to help to reduce the paperwork, speed up certificate times and enable you to give your customers a certificate and wallet card for HABC courses.

All instructors who were already cleared, have been transferred so you do not need to do anything, courses that you list are not only advertised on the ProTrainings sites but are now also listed on the Highfield course finder site automatically (if they are marked as public).  Therefore doubling your exposure and providing more opportunities for potential customers to find your courses.

ProTrainings are the only organisation that offer you the choice of delivering a regulated qualification or ProTrainings Trade Body certificate, unlike other trade bodies our certificates are fully traceable and your customers can rest assured that the requirements for due diligence, quality assurance and verification are all met because all of our procedures and course materials meet requirements. All ProTrainings centres will still benefit from:- 

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Oxygen Provider Online Class Now Live

12 November 2013 in Classroom Training, Equipment, Featured Articles, Fire Safety, First Aid, Health & Safety, Instructor, Online Training

oxygen imageWe have added a new course to teach the basic skills needed to provide medical Oxygen.  Oxygen is a vital part of emergency care and treatment in and out of hospital. On this course you will learn about the basics of the use, maintenance and types of portable Oxygen equipment commonly used in first aid, confined spaces, emergency medical care, off shore, boats, Scuba diving, etc.  The course is available also as a classroom course through approved instructors. Read the rest of this entry →

FAW Requalification Dates After Expiry for QCF Courses

15 October 2013 in Classroom Training, First Aid, Instructor, QCF

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailWe now have clarification regarding the dates relating to the Requalification course for First Aid at Work. Students can only be accepted on a 2 day QCF requalification course that is completed within 1 calendar month of the expiry of their current FAW certificate.  If they cannot start and finish the course within the calendar month or if their current certificate falls outside of this timescale they must complete the 3 Day FAW course.

You must take a copy of all current FAW certificates for all students on a requalification course and upload them to the class on your dashboard (as before).
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All New ProTrainings EFAW and FAW Paperwork and Notes on the Instructor Dashboard

3 October 2013 in Classroom Training, Featured Articles, First Aid, Instructor, QCF

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailAll the material and notes you need are now on the ProTrainings instructor dashboard to deliver our non QCF FAW and EFAW courses.  You can download guidance notes and all the new forms but make sure you download the latest versions to keep up to date.  If you have any questions please contact us. Login at 

Pet First Aid Instructor Course 23rd August

31 July 2013 in Pet First Aid

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailWe have set another Pet First Aid Instructor course in Colchester on the 23rd August. The course covers all that is required to deliver the ProTrainings Pet Fist Aid classroom courses.  You will have pre-study to complete before the course.  If you would like further information please contact or phone Natasha on 01206 805359.

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