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Gain a greater understanding of ‘Food Safety’ with Centaur Training

As we enter the festive season there is a lot of emphasis on Christmas dining, and goodies at home and in restaurants across the UK. If you are professionally involved in commercial food preparation, then UK law requires you to fully understand and be compliant with food safety standards. More importantly, correct food safety protocols help preve...

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Reasons Why You Should Take a First Aid Training Course

Whether you own a company and are looking into first aid training for your workplace or you’re just an individual interested in knowing the basics, there are many reasons why you should invest in first aid courses.  

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Handle with care

There are an estimated eight million UK adults suffering from chronic back pain. In fact, the results of a  2018 survey of 8,000 chronic pain sufferers compiled by leading pain therapist Liebscher & Brachtsurvey shows the extent of the problem, id...

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Mental Health in the Workplace

There is still a stigma attached to mental health problems, but fortunately, things are improving as it is talked about increasingly in the public arena. However, many people still feel uncomfortable talking about mental health issues and thi...

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Why is AED training important?

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are used to treat sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). A sudden cardiac arrest is when the victim’s heart stops beating, they will collapse, lose consciousness and will stop breathing. SCAs strike without wa...

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Is a primary school child too young to learn first aid?

The quick answer is absolutely not!  Learning first aid is an invaluable life-skill and children become more aware of potential hazards and gain skills that can keep them safe and enable them to help others if there is a medical emergency. According...

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It’s always a good time to learn online: why e-learning offers something for everyone.

When looking for training courses, there are many reasons why people can’t sign up for face-to-face learning. Sometimes it’s work patterns or shifts, sometimes it’s family commitments. Or maybe there’s nothing available in your area. S...

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First Aid for Parents

One of the biggest fears for many parents (and grandparents) is finding themselves having to deal with an accident or medical emergency involving their child. It’s awful to think about being in a situation like this and not knowing what to do....

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Stay Safe This Christmas

Be sure to stay safe this Christmas by applying your health and safety knowledge around the home. Most health and safety is just common sense but sometimes accidents happen where you least expect them to. Follow our tips and tricks below to have a h...

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Christmas Food Safety

The worst thing is having to cut your Christmas day short because someone has food poisoning. Knowing how to properly cook and store food this Christmas could save you a lengthy trip to A&E. Also consider how you are preparing food for parties and ...

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Children can be First Aid Heroes!

This years World First Aid Day saw an outcry for all children to be taught first aid and to add it to the curriculum. This year the First Aid Responder of the Year was a child called Karen from Iceland who performed CPR on her mother who was ha...

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What is the Level 3 Education and Training Course and is it for you?

Do you want to teaching adults? If so then you need to hold a Level 3 Education and Training Certificate to state that you understand teaching methods and how to teach effectively.  Without this qualification you won't have the understanding of w...

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Bonfire Night Safety

Over the last week we have been posting a range of Bonfire Night safety tips through Facebook and Twitter. This post culminates them all and gives some g...

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a frighteningly fun time of year where children and adults alike can dress up as their favourite super heroes or a scary spook! It's a fun night with lots of events or parties leading up to it and to make the most out of the freaky fun...

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Paediatric First Aid Training: Is it for you and why do you need it?

First aid treatment for children is different to adults and therefore you need specific training to administer first aid to young children. Our Level 3 Early Years Paediatric First Aid course is designed for those who work regularly with child...

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What Should Your Child do in an Emergency?

It is so important to make sure your child knows what to do incase of an emergency. If something is to happen no matter how big or small make sure your child knows the appropriate action to take.

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Staying Safe Over Summer

This week many schools will be breaking up for the summer holidays! Hopefully there will be some nice weather around the corner and many of us will be able to go outside and enjoy the sun. The last thing many parents or guardians want to be worrying...

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Centaur Launches Brand New Website

Centaur Training Services are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website. We have spent time adding more detail to each of our courses to give you a better idea of what is involved in the training, the duration of the course and what y...

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Centaur Training Services include First Aid Courses in the North West of the UK. We provide Health and Safety courses.