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A day in the life of a first aider at events

There aren’t many jobs where, at the end of a day’s work, the key measure of success was that you didn’t have to do anything. However, that is the perfect day for an event first aider. It means everything went well, no one got hurt and no one needed any attention. But...

What to expect from a first aid trainer

If you’re looking for a first aid trainer to train your staff, there are a few key things to consider. These days the duty is on you – your organisation – to make sure the trainer is qualified to do what they say they can do. There is no longer a governing body...

How ABC is helping clients plan around Covid-19

Covid-19 has been a worry for businesses and organisations needing to train staff. Much training in our sector – when it’s done well – includes hands-on and up-close-and-personal interactivity. So, we need to ensure we deliver training in the safest possible...

How Covid-19 has affected the workings of ABC

Like many businesses, the Covid-19 pandemic came as a shock to us earlier this year. Things went very quiet for a while. We took some time to get all our paperwork up-to-date, we checked and re-checked our equipment. Everything got cleaned and sanitised and then we...

Corporate Vision Unveils the Winners of the 2020 Education & Training Awards

Excellent news from the team here at ABC Training Services! We've had great success at the Education and Training Awards 2020. You can read more about our success below: United Kingdom, 2020- Corporate Vision Magazine has announced the winners of the 2020 Education...

Youth Mental Health First Aid

We hear people using the term ‘mental health’, but what is it exactly? Well, we all have
‘mental health’; we all need to look after ourselves emotionally as well as physically. However,
the phrase ‘mental health’ is commonly only thought of if someone is perceived as having a
‘problem’ and therefore it can have negative connotations attached to it.

Staying safe in the sun

Enjoy sunny weather, but know when you’ve had enough!   In Britain, the slightest hint of a sunny sky is enough to bring flocks of us outdoors in our shorts and flip flops. The trouble is, we just don’t know how long it will last, which is when health problems...

Why should you use ABC Training Services and ABC Event Cover?

How many times have you heard someone tell you to talk about the benefits of something, rather than just focusing on the features? Lots of times I should imagine. Well, you obviously need to know what a company does, where it does it and how (the features) and you can...

Welcome to the team, Lynda!

We are so happy to be able to share with you our great news that Lynda Dawson (married to Colin Dawson, the owner and Director of ABC Training Services Ltd) has decided that the time is now right for her to join us.

What online training is available at ABC Training Services?

Don’t let the buzzwords put you off: These are all different names for what can be a fantastic way to educate and train yourself and your workforce. ABC training services are proud to offer highly professional online training courses covering all aspects of Health and Safety, Social Care, and First Aid training.

How Safe Are Your Child’s Toys?

What was your favourite toy as a child?   Each generation has its own iconic set of toys: The eighties had Transformers and Cabbage Patch dolls, the nineties had Beanie Babies. Your favourite toy probably says a lot about your childhood. Personally, my favourite...

January 2018 Update

Like anything in life, the more you ‘put in’, the more you ‘get out’. You can’t beat the feeling of helping another person, and perhaps even saving their life one day. That’s why we do what we do – we aim to pass on our message to businesses that your staff need to be trained in first aid, not just to tick a box, but for it to be an investment, part of your intrinsic values and ethos as a caring employer.

Equality, Diversity And Discrimination

Equality, Diversity And Discrimination

Fire Safety Training For Care Homes

Fire Safety Training For Care Homes

Positive Handling In Schools

Positive Handling In Schools

Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards (MCA & DOLS)

Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards (MCA & DOLS)

End Of Life Care

End Of Life Care

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Dementia Awareness

Dementia Awareness

Understanding Your Role In Care

Understanding Your Role In Care