After receiving its own defibrillators (AED), Dudley-based shopping centre intu Merry Hill has announced it is embarking on a mission to help save lives in its local area. The team has committed to training over 2,500 residents on how to use defibs by the end of this year! In partnership with a local charity, staff members have received training to become defibrillator instructors, and are now going out into the area to teach this life-saving skill to others. As part of its community training program, over 300 pupils at Redhill School were taught how to use the one, and the …
Imagine how effective a fleet of over 21,000 defibrillators constantly roving London’s streets would be, in the tragic but likely scenario that one was needed. Something that would surely, make a huge step towards successfully using an AED within the golden period of 4 minutes? Well, this may be on the horizon, as The London Ambulance Service is running a pilot-scheme to fit defibs in hackney carriages across the capital!
Working at height isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. In fact, for the estimated 1 in 5 people that suffer from acrophobia (a fear of heights), it’s probably rather ‘low’ on their to-do lists! However, there has recently been lots of media attention on a potential cure for this phobia, using virtual reality.
The move we’ve all been waiting for; the Government has revealed plans to add basic life support CPR training for children into the national curriculum, helping to develop the future generation of lifesavers. Whilst only in draft form, the new proposal would see this vital skills training added into health education classes in around two years’ time. We’ve always been ahead of the curve when it comes to this topic, as it’s something we care deeply about. ProTrainings has been providing free student first aid to schools using E-Learning with an option of additional practical sessions for years now. Our …
Confined spaces training. A brand new ProTrainings vocational training qualification, suitable for people preparing to work in small spaces or as a refresher for those already doing so!
A recent study compared self-learning to a classroom course, with the aim of finding out whether the pure self-learning method was as effective.
You don’t need a training provider. You need a training partner. A company that understands your compliance and CPD needs, even if you don’t! You need a trustworthy, certified, reliable training partner. Well, that’s us. We have a huge online training portfolio; that’s important as it means you or your employees do not need to interrupt the working week. Training can be done on desktop or mobile device, whether you’re at home or work.
We’ve beefed up our data protection course to comply with the latest legislation known as GDPR. We know that it came into action last month so you all should be up-to-date, but there’s nothing wrong with a refresher! This course can be counted as professional development, and may just save you and your company a small fortune if you spot a breakdown in your processes after learning more about these new regulations.
We’re all about helping you find the answers to your first aid and safety questions, fast. So we’ve developed a frequently asked questions section on our website where you can find lots of interesting info. It’s sort of like Wikipedia, which interestingly is named combining the words ‘wiki’ and ‘encyclopaedia’. The word ‘wiki’ which you probably aren’t familiar with, originates from Hawaii, where the term ‘wiki wiki’ means ‘very quick’. Its definition: A website or database, developed collaboratively by a community of users, allowing any user to add and edit content.
We are renowned for having a course specially designed for niches where a first aid knowledge is required. Our new martial arts first aid course teaches instructors and participants of the sport about injuries that could occur when practising martial arts.
Did you know that around 20% of the World’s population speak English? That’s an incredible figure; over 1.5 billion people. However, what’s much more interesting is that it’s only the first language for 360 million of those people. Well, here at ProTrainings, we’re making it easier for the 1bn+ who may need some extra support, by breaking down the language barriers for learning!
We’ve achieved our ISO45001 accreditation; the new international standard for occupational health and safety management. This reduces workplace risks to improve employee safety – something that you all know we care deeply about. Our business is all about protecting others, whether it’s by teaching somebody how to save a life with CPR or how to stay safe when working at height.