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What to teach children about fire safety

by Alpha team
Fire Safety for Children

If you’re a parent, carer or work with children, your number one priority is to keep your children safe. In the early years, this often means removing any hazards from their direct surroundings, so they are not exposed to them in the first place. As they reach school age, it is best to teach them […]

New Suite of City & Guilds Confined Space Qualifications (6160)

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Confined Space Training Courses

To meet with changes made in 2020 to the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Confined Spaces, developed in conjunction with EU Skills, City & Guilds have reviewed their Confined Space qualifications and earlier this year announced a new suite of Confined Space qualifications (6160). The new qualifications are now in effect, alongside the existing qualifications […]

Alpha’s COVID-19 Updates – August 2021

by Alpha team
COVID-19

9th August 2021 Risk Assessments Updates: AA1113_RA CV-19 Specific Protocol CS Courses V13 August 2021 AA1114_RA CV-19 Specific Protocol First Aid Courses V12 August 2021 AA1116_RA CV-19 Generic Course Procedure at Alpha Site_V13 August 2021 AA1117_RA COVID-19 Courses at Customer Sites V13 August 2021 AA1118_RA CV-19 Generic Course Procedure CSUs V12 August 2021   4th […]

Claiming the CITB levy for training in the construction sector

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Claiming the CITB levy for training in the construction sector

Find out more about the CITB levy and how construction businesses can benefit from training their workforce via an ATO such as Alpha Training. The British construction industry has suffered as a result of the Pandemic but is continuing to recover to pre-pandemic levels, according to recent ONS figures. Construction businesses are reliant on a […]

Alpha Training and Rescue 2 achieve ISO accreditation hat trick

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Alpha and Rescue 2 achieve 3 ISO accreditation

The Alpha Group are delighted to announce that Rescue 2 have recently achieved their third ISO accreditation by passing the ISO 14001 assessment. They will join Alpha Training Solutions in having three of the main ISO accreditations in the following management standards: ISO 9001 – Quality Management as a core standard; this accreditation is focused […]

Industry Spotlight on Vineyards and Breweries

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Did you know that the UK is home to 2,273 breweries, around 770 vineyards and 165 wineries (source)? The wine industry in particular has grown consistently in recent years and employs around 1,700 people – although challenges such as COVID-19 and the resulting drop in demand from the hospitality sector and a reduction in seasonal […]