Working From Home – Our Top Tips

If you’re one of the many people that has recently transitioned (also known as having been thrown in the deep end) to working from home then you might be interested in some tips on making the best of it! The Midlands Training Company has put together these top tips to help you: Try to keep … Read More…

A quick update for First Aiders…

As you will be aware, The Midlands Training Company made the choice to close their doors and suspend training courses due to the current COVID-19 situation. The reasons for this decision include: The need to follow government advice to prevent spread of COVID-19 Feedback from our customers who expressed a growing level of concern Viability … Read More…

Celebrating Staff Excellence

Due to the current healthcare and staffing crisis, it has been bought to the attention of many a social media scroller that NHS and care staff are not only often being severely overworked, but they are also underappreciated. The latest Budget reveals a pledge to have 50,000 new nurses with the new NHS funding, showing … Read More…

Children’s Mental Health Week

mental health First aid

The facts are in. According to children’s mental health charity Place2Be, one in eight children and young people have a diagnosable mental health problem. Half of those with lifetime mental health problems have experienced symptoms by the age of 14 and rates of anxiety and depression in teenagers has increased by 70% in the past … Read More…

Build Your Business Skills with E-Learning

Leadership, problem solving, teamwork, communication, time management. These are just some of the essential skills necessary for successful business management. Whether you’re an assistant within a large corporate firm or an entrepreneur of a small new venture you’ll require some if not all these skills at some time in your career, most likely on a … Read More…

Managing Behaviour in Early Years

According to the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework “providers are responsible for managing children’s behaviour in an appropriate way” and “must not give corporal punishment to a child”. Although this sets a firm boundary for not breaking the law where physical punishment is not allowed, it still leaves a blank page for guidance on … Read More…

How Training & Development is Changing

The approach towards training and development of individuals within the workplace is shifting. The focus is growing further towards learning and development aligning with business strategy, and even shaping it. The overarching interest for bosses is growth and therefore people and talent are becoming increasingly crucial as a direct impact to business. Businesses are proactively … Read More…

Are you Asbestos Aware?

Before the discovery of its dangers, asbestos was a material previously utilised in buildings for roofing, flooring, insulation and even sprayed onto walls. It was widely used because of it’s light-weight, strength, insulating and fire-resistant properties, as well as being cheap. The use of asbestos in the construction industry was banned in 1999 in the UK. … Read More…

The Handy C’s!

First aid, 3 C's

Emergencies can occur at any point in time and any place. We ALL need to be prepared for this so we can give the individual who is sick or hurt the correct treatment. The correct first aid training can mean the difference between a life and death situation of the victim. But, knowing the three … Read More…

How to deal with stress as a Teacher

How to deal with stress as a Teacher

April is national stress awareness month. As a teacher, you may find your job extremely stressful whether it be children fighting, papers piling up or lessons needing planning. But here at MTC we wanted to raise the awareness of stress and help you combat these feelings, you should never feel alone when dealing with stress … Read More…

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