What courses do you need to do when starting a business?

Firstly, write a health and safety policy. Then review it. This will flag the risk assessments that need doing. Naturally then…

First Aid Training during Covid-19

Under the first full lockdown training companies had to close, however under lockdown #2 training companies have been allowed to stay open. We need to convince clients that we…

Health and Safety Consulting

Last year we added another dimension to our business when we hired Steven Hawksworth, a vastly experienced registered safety officer, into what is a new consulting role for us…

New forklift training courses offered by ABC

We have recently started working with an experienced RTITB instructor. RTITB is the key standards setting body for workplace transport…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

MCA&DOLS

Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation Of Liberty Safegaurds

Looking Ahead Through 2021

Last year, during the first Covid lockdown, the Health and Safety Executive suspended the requirement for people to renew their safety certificates…

Event(ful) Days

In the events side of our business, we always say that the perfect day is a day when nothing happens. That’s not how it is in most jobs, I realise. But not every event we attend…

You’re Never Really ‘Off Duty’ In This Job

Doing this job though, you’re never really ‘off duty’ in the way most people are from their jobs. I’ve stopped at road…