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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.

On the day we will be covering: Read the rest of this entry →

Business development training dates being released soon

11 February 2014 in Classroom Training, Featured Articles, Instructor

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailWe will be releasing dates soon for business trainings days where we will have modules on developing your business and maximising sales.  This will be a paid event and the plan is to have one session at Colchester and one in Birmingham and will not replace our free update days.  We have been asked for direct business advice and how to make the most of our system and increase bookings.  The training days will ensure that instructors have the edge over the competition as ProTrainings instructors have far more to offer customers than any other certifying body.  The days will be available to active centres and if you have any areas you want included in these days please email us and we will add them.

Free QCF and Instructor Update Day – Thursday 10th Colchester and Friday 11th October Birmingham

13 August 2013 in Classroom Training, Featured Articles, First Aid, Health & Safety, Instructor

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailWith the changes now happening in October away from direct approval to mainly QCF we will be having another update day to go over and launch our latest QCF material and our new upgrades making the whole process much easier.  This update day is free to attend and open to active centres and new instructors.  We may have to restrict to one person per centre if fully subscribed.

We are running one date in Colchester on Thursday 10th October and one in Birmingham on Friday 11th October and if we get demand we can run one in Colchester on Thursday 10th October.  If you would like to book your free place please register online at:

Colchester Date:       http://protrainingscolchester.eventbrite.co.uk

Birmingham date:     http://protrainingsbirmingham.eventbrite.co.uk

On the day we will be covering:

  • QCF training courses
  • The HSE’s involvement in qualifications
  • Running QCF
  • Quality Assurance
  • Our new simplified  paperwork
  • Teaching non First Aid QCF qualifications
  • Standard non QCF courses
  • FPOS Basic and Intermediate
  • The new instructor dashboard
  • Teaching in-house
  • Increasing sales
  • Earning more from online training sales and turning sales to class sales
  • Health & Safety training
  • Manual Handling training
  • Security Training
  • Earning money teaching on a day rate
  • ProTrainings update
  • Networking and much more

Further to points raised at and after the instructor updates, instructors have asked for regular webinar’s. Would these be useful to you?

8 July 2013 in Instructor

To help instructors develop their business and get the most out of our system we wondered if regular webinar’s would be useful. The idea is to run them with different subjects, like QCF, increasing sales, getting the most out of our system, online sales income, day rate work etc. We can run them on any subject that you want and have open question sessions.

Webinar’s are simple to use and it is an online way of being part of a meeting where we can present some idea’s and get feedback and answer questions. You can learn by listening to us, to points raised by others and by asking or emailing questions.  If you would find this useful, drop me an email and say if an evening, maybe Wednesday’s or would during the day would be better. To join you will need a computer, internet and ideally a webcam.

Our update training day videos now on your free centre training course page

7 June 2013 in Classroom Training, Instructor, Online Training

All the videos from the training day at Birmingham are now available on the www.proinstructor.co.uk site that all centres can access free from their home page.  You will find ideas on business, marketing, QCF, online sales and e-learning.  You can view individual videos from the training library tab at the top of the page. If you want any help or to discuss any of the topics we covered, contact us.

Updates to PowerPoints and some FAW and Paediatric course content

11 November 2012 in First Aid, Instructor

We have made some changes to the PowerPoints  (now Version 4.0) to improve the layout, update and add some subjects to bring all courses in line with the Ofqual QCF learning outcomes across many of our first aid and non first aid courses.  Please make sure you always download the latest versions and ensure you check them first.  We will be adding more changes to the non first aid courses to make them the same PowerPoint for the standard ProTrainings version and the QCF versions of level 1 and 2.  We are trying where possible to make the teaching material the same for the standard ProTrainings certificate and QCF certificate as we can which will enable you and your customer to decide on what certificate they require.  As the material is the same in most cases QCF will not be needed but you will be able to offer both in the same class.  Remember the FAW as a QCF is NOT available until 1st Jan 2013, HSE certificates still apply until 6th April 2013 and is not the only option, our standard certificates will still be acceptable.

FAW and EFAW now includes more on minor injuries including the use of plasters and an exercise on filling in an accident book. The PDF pages of the accident book are in the instructor manual section, you will need one copy per student. There has been a slight order change to tie things up better.   Paediatric courses include nose bleeds and some other minor changes.

We are adding more courses over the coming weeks and if you would like more information, any questions about the changes or you would like to upgrade your centre to be able to deliver QCF courses please email keith@protrainings.eu.

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