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We need your vote for free student first aid

Posted by firstaidinstructor on April 22, 2015

Screenshot 2015-04-22 22.30.04ProTrainings Europe have entered our student first aid program in to the Virgin “Pitch to Rich” competition to promote the free student first aid and to try and win a marketing budget to help us to promote it nationally.

Please vote at for student first aid at www.virginmediabusiness.co.uk/pitch-to-rich/grow/protrainings-europe-ltd  and if you can pass the link onto your friends and social media contacts to help to spread the word it would be very much appreciated.

If we are lucky enough to get somewhere in the competition, we could establish a campaign that will increase the number of children completing our free training and also increase our brand awareness, which will benefit ProTrainings and all instructors that are registered with us.

If you require any further information, please contact us direct, you can check out the student first aid course at www.studentfirstaid.co.uk.

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Paediatric First Aid Annual Refresher Course Live

Posted by firstaidinstructor on April 6, 2015

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 »

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Care Certificate training coming soon

Posted by firstaidinstructor on March 29, 2015

Untitled1The new Care Certificate is being launched on 1st April 2015 and ProTrainings will have the training available for the care sector.  There are 15 standards in the new Care Certificate and it will be replacing the Common Induction Standards.   We will be launching the new programmes soon.

The 15 standards in the Care Certificate are: Read the rest of this entry »

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Are you available to work on a daily basis?

Posted by firstaidinstructor on March 10, 2015

Catoon guy and question markWe are receiving more work on a daily basis that we need instructors to teach.  The courses are across the range of the ProTrainings qualifications from First Aid to Health & Safety,  Care courses and Data Protection.  We can offer upgrades or courses to allow you to teach subjects if required.

If you are interested in getting updates on this work, you can email your availability to matt@protrainings.eu and he will add you to the blog group.  If you are in the group but not getting the emails, also email Matt and add your mobile number and we will text you the updates also.

Day rate work is a good way of gaining experience and earning more money.  You are usually required to have your own equipment, depending on the subject.  If you need any equipment let us know and we may be able to help you. Phone 01206 805359 if you would like more information on day rate work or becoming a centre.

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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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