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Alpha’s COVID-19 statement

by Emily Godward
COVID-19

7th January 2021 Updated Risk Assessments: Updated Risk Assessment – RA COVID-19 Specific Protocol CS Courses Updated Risk Assessment – RA COVID-19 Open Courses Updated Risk Assessment – RA COVID-19 Customer Sites Updated Risk Assessment – RA COVID-19 Specific Protocol Confined Space Course Updated Risk Assessment – RA COVID-19 Specific Protocol First Aid Course 5th […]

Managing Fire Hazards during the winter

by Emily Godward
Fire Safety

The winter months bring with them an increased risk of fires, more so than any other time of the year. This is due to a number of factors: Increased use of electrical equipment such as festive decorations, mobile heaters and heated blankets Fireplaces and candles create more open flames in the home People take part […]

Your mental health toolkit – from a Mental Health First Aider

by Emily Godward
Mental Health blog header

As we’re getting to grips with another national lockdown, we are only starting to realise the impact that the Coronavirus pandemic is having on the nation’s mental health. Mental health charities and public health bodies are ringing alarm bells about the extent to which the restrictions brought on by lockdowns have affected our mental wellbeing, […]

A look at the positives during the Pandemic

by Emily Godward
New tarmac

It’s all too easy to get caught up in a negative narrative of the Pandemic, and whilst our business and staff have undoubtedly been affected by Coronavirus and the ensuing restrictions, we want to share some positive developments with you in this blog. Accreditation Both Alpha Training Safety Solutions and Rescue 2 gained their ISO 45001:2018 […]

Update on First Aid at Work (FAW) and Emergency First aid at Work (EFAW) certificates requalification

by Emily Godward

First aid providers have resumed first aid training and assessment. In some cases, there remains a back log or limited availability. FAW or EFAW certificates that expired after 16 March 2020 can remain valid until 31 October 2020 or 6 months from date of expiry, whichever is later. All requalification training for these certificates should […]

Launching new digital learning options

by Emily Godward
Online learning

Alpha are excited to announce the launch of e-learning and blended learning options, in addition to the existing in person training provision from the Training Academy and at customer site. Managing Director Shaun Jackaman says “The introduction of additional ways of learning is the natural next step in being able to offer our customers a […]

FAQ’s – training in times of COVID-19

by Emily Godward
Coronavirus response FAQ

Having recently announced that we have recommenced our training courses, we understand that there are many questions that you as a delegate or course booker may have. We have compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions which will hopefully help answer any that you may have, but if there is anything we haven’t covered below […]

Alpha Training re-opens for business

by Emily Godward
COVID post

Following a period of reduced activity due to COVID-19 lockdown, Alpha Training is delighted to officially re-start the delivery of training courses. With open courses at the Training Academy already having re-started and bespoke courses being delivered across the UK, the team are looking forward to doing what they love best – delivering high quality, […]