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Coaching online course live – Learn the basics of coaching in the workplace.

Posted by firstaidinstructor on March 2, 2015

Coaching SkillsProTrainings have launched the latest in their office based skills by releasing a video online coaching course.  Coaching is a process that develops a person to do either the job that they are hired to do or the job that they ultimately want to do. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rapid blood test for Ebola has been approved

Posted by firstaidinstructor on February 24, 2015

Ebola outbreakThe World Health Organisation has approved a blood test that can give a result on if a patient has Ebola within minutes not hours.  Existing tests can take 12-24 hours to get a result which can cause problems with care management in this period.  This new test can give a result in just 15 minutes.  Ebola has killed nearly 10,000 people and by getting a faster result, recourses can be allocated better to the actual cases.

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Extra funding pledged by government of £300 million

Posted by firstaidinstructor on February 22, 2015

Holding hands ready to goDavid Cameron has pledged £300 million to help fund Dementia research and training.  There are 850,ooo people living with Dementia in the UK and this figure is expected to exceed 1 million within 10 years.

The government said a separate multimillion-pound fund would be launched within weeks to help establish an international investment scheme to discover new drugs and treatments that could slow the onset of dementia, or even deliver a cure, by 2025. Read the rest of this entry »

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Latest courses available form ProTrainings and ITG Instructor Training – See more at: http://www.instructorblogs.co.uk/#sthash.EDOzZmpn.dpuf

Posted by firstaidinstructor on January 20, 2015

Full Class small file sizeWe 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 or email support@protrainings.eu.

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 and 9th to 13 March. 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.  Included free is the Oxygen provider Instructor rating. Read the rest of this entry »

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New low cost manikins available that are adult and child switchable saving buying extra manikins

Posted by firstaidinstructor on January 16, 2015

1_1We now stock the Practi-man manikin that adjusts as an adult or child manikin for CPR practice, saving you buying extra child manikins.  With the regulations for 1 manikin per 4 learners, the Practi-man saves you having to have a child and an adult version, saving money and space.   Ideal for all training lessons as it offers a full feature manikin but at an affordable price. 

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Prince2 courses coming soon from ITG

Posted by firstaidinstructor on January 7, 2015

PRINCE2-LogoAt I`TG Instructor Training we are developing a Prince2 course for the foundation and practitioner levels and will be setting dates in early 2015.  Prince2 is ideal for anyone heading into the project management sector and is a minimum requirement for some jobs.  The courses are both available in 5 days or just the foundation in 3 days and will be held in our Colchester training rooms or at your workplace subject to minimum numbers.

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New ProTrainings online courses for 2015 coming soon

Posted by firstaidinstructor on December 29, 2014

e learningWe are developing new video online courses to go live early 2015 and these are in different sectors in Health & Safety, Office Skills and more in the care sector.  We also have these courses available through our national network of approved and monitored instructors nationally.  New courses that will be live early 2015 include: Read the rest of this entry »

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Customer Service video online course live from ProTrainings

Posted by firstaidinstructor on December 16, 2014

Customer Service (3)We have added an online customer service course to our range of online courses.  We also offer this qualification through our national network of approved and monitored instructors locally.

This ProTrainings qualification is suitable for learners wishing to improve their knowledge of the importance of customer service including how to satisfy customers’ expectations.   It is designed for learners who deal with customers on a daily basis as part of their job role and is applicable to a variety of work environments.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Christmas and New Year closing times

Posted by firstaidinstructor on December 15, 2014

image002We are closing for the Christmas break at 5pm on Tuesday 23rd December and re-opening at 9am on Monday 5th January 2015.  During this time we will not be available to answer phone calls or emails.  Please ensure that if you have any questions you do this before we break.  You will be able to access your dashboard as usual and post and pass classes.  Full access to the online side will also be available as usual throughout the break.

Thank you for your continued support and all of us at ProTrainings and ITG wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Embed your ProCourses listings and your star rating on your website to take online bookings

Posted by firstaidinstructor on December 1, 2014

ProTrainings coursesWe have added a feature on the instructor dashboard where you can embed code in your website to then have all your courses listed automatically for the future on your web page. You can then have online booking on  your site and manage your courses simply and easily from you instructor dashboard. You can also have your star rating listed as well showing the customer feedback on the courses you have taught.

People book more when they can see dates and many book outside work hours or would rather just book online.  With this added to your site you will increase your sales and improve the customer interaction. Read the rest of this entry »

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