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Would you have the confidence to use an AED machine?

Posted on 17 March 2014

After recently hearing the story about Rich Peverley, a 31 year old professional ice hockey player having a sudden cardiac arrest at the side of the pitch it really hits home how important having AEDs available to use on site really is, it literally...

Train Aid Launches New Venue In Bristol City Centre

Posted on 06 March 2014

Train Aid’s PTLLS and Education and Training Courses (Level 3) will be running from a new venue in the heart of Bristol’s town centre. The Holiday Inn is a perfect choice for teacher training courses as it offers spacious rooms and easy connectable...

New Venue In Birmingham

Posted on 14 February 2014

Train Aid are now using a new venue in Birmingham City Centre which is perfect for the exciting range of PTLLS and Education and Training Courses.

The location is right in the heart of the city centre itself, with excellent transport links available....

UK's Floods Increase The Risk Of Hypothermia

Posted on 12 February 2014

Everything you read and see at the moment is talking about flooding throughout the UK, very scary times for a lot of people.

Not only are their homes and possessions at risk but also sometimes people's lives!

So what should you do if someone has fallen...

Changeover From PTLLS to Education and Training

Posted on 04 February 2014

Train Aid’s PTLLS Coordinator Tom has attempted to clarify the confusing situation regarding the changeover from the Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) program to the new Level 3 Award in Education and training and the Level...

Getting Seriously Hot At The Australian Open Tennis

Posted on 21 January 2014

It's feeling seriously hot at the tennis Australian Open right now. With temperatures hitting 44 degrees no wonder people are struggling to even go and watch the tennis let alone the professionals who are actually having to play in it.

So how does...

First Aid Course Saves Baby From Choking

Posted on 21 January 2014

First Aid For Choking Baby

Until you're a parent yourself it's hard to understand the importance of knowing basic first aid skills for babies and children and even when you are a parent we often all think (and hope!) that we'll never have to deal with those serious incidents....

How You Can Help Someone With Alcohol Poisoning!

Posted on 13 January 2014

Alcohol has the potential to depress the central nervous system and in particular the brain. It has the potential when taken in excessive quantities to severely impair all physical and mental functions and a casualty can slip into a deep level of...

Learners Reflect On Their Level 3 Education & Training Course

Posted on 23 December 2013

Todays blog sees us visit another of our course video archives. We felt it would be a good idea to get some reaction on the recently added level 3 award in Education & Training. PTLLS coordinator Tom run a successful course, with a great group,...

Real Example of a PTLLS Micro Teach

Posted on 20 December 2013

Its nice to be blogging again. Sorry we have not had many posts in the past couple of weeks. Mainly because there have been lots of courses, marking and a whole lot of travelling going on.

We’re back with a bang this week though as we have a full...

Helping A Diabetic When Their Blood Sugar’s Have Dropped

Posted on 06 December 2013

Diabetes is caused by the body’s failure to regulate blood sugar levels. Some people are develop the condition in the youth (type 1), whilst others can pick up the condition later in life (type 2). The most common problem that a diabetic faces is...

How To Help Someone Through An Epileptic Seizure

Posted on 29 November 2013

Epilepsy is a complicated medical condition which causes sudden bursts of electrical activity in the brain. These bursts of electrical activity cause a temporary disruption to signals passing between brain cells, and can cause a seizure. Epilepsy...

Dealing With Firework Related Injuries

Posted on 07 November 2013

Fireworkimages

This is often a very fun time of the year! A lot of people would have attended halloween parties and,may have even been out trick or treating. Then just a week later Guy Fawkes night arrives and there is a chance to attend a display or maybe even...

Benefits Of In-House Training Courses

Posted on 04 November 2013

It can be a bit daunting when you need to get a whole group of staff trained up in a particular field. It is sometimes hard enough getting the workforce together on your own premises (let alone in another part of town). Sometimes the easiest way to...

Helping A Casualty With Food Poisoning

Posted on 01 November 2013

Food poisoning is most commonly caused through bacteria's that are present within food. It typically takes large quantities of these bacteria to have an affect, but they can multiply in a short space of time. Salmonella is the most common bacteria...

First Aid Protocol For Circulatory Shock

Posted on 25 October 2013

Physiological shock (circulatory shock) is defined as when the arterial blood pressure drops to a point which can not suffice life in full. This is usually as a direct result of extreme internal or external pressure on the body. Shock casualties are...

Helping A Choking Baby

Posted on 17 October 2013

Todays blog post covers what to do when a baby is choking. Amazingly it would seem that every
parent / guardian would know what to do in these situations; however this is not always the case. This is by no means the fault of any parent as this type...

First Aid Training Launches In Manchester

Posted on 03 October 2013

When, Where, How?

We’re proud to announce that First Aid Manchester has officially launched. Train Aid have been running a wide range of open courses within London since 2009, and we now feel is the time to take them further afield. We pledge to...

Train Aid Is Now Live On Google Plus

Posted on 27 September 2013

What Does This Mean?

Train Aid has a brand new looking page on Google Plus, which gives people the opportunity to connect with us outside of our training courses. Usually a course ends and the candidate goes away and doesn’t have to think about...

<p>Read on for the latest News, Video Tutorials, and recent pictures from courses</p>

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