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Where to Buy Your First Aid Kit Replacement Supplies

Friday 7th June 2019
Just Training

Having a first aid kit at work is a legal requirement, and for other public places such as schools, shopping centres, churches and community spaces having appropriate first aid supplies essential. As well as keeping a kit on site and in an accessible place, you need to make sure it is properly stocked and up to date. Over time certain supplies will be used up, while others may become out of date. We offer a range of supplies and kits through our online shop which you can purchase online and have delivered to your door. First Aid Kits…

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What are the Benefits of FORS training?

Thursday 21st March 2019
Just Training

Whether you operate a fleet of vehicles yourself or are an organisation that awards contracts to fleet vehicles, getting accredited under the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (otherwise known as FORS) can provide a major boost to your business. Accreditation is available for operators of coaches, lorries, mini-buses, vans, and other commercial vehicles, and demonstrates a commitment to improving efficiency and safety among fleet vehicles and their drivers. Why seek out FORS training? Whether you're hoping to attain FORS Bronze accreditation or FORS Silver accreditation, it is a group that it is worth being recognised by. As part of the scheme, you and your staff will be trained to improve road safety, increase fuel efficiency and reduce fuel emissions, reduce incidences of…

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The funniest email I have ever received !

Tuesday 29th January 2019

It was about to snow, my desk is awash with paperwork, and then this drops in my email box. Truly the funniest email I have ever had............. "Please, I need your help, let me inform you of my desire to enter into business relations with you, I am Miss Emily Charlotte, 22 years old daughter of the deceased gentleman and Mrs. Gerald Emily. My father was a very rich cocoa trader on an ivory-colored coast, the economic capital of Abidjan. My father was poisoned by his business partners on one of…

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J & G Vesty Haulage return for more CPC

Friday 25th January 2019
Andrea Speak

20 drivers from J&G Vesty Haulage will be attending our training centre tomorrow, to complete further Driver CPC Training with us. Following on from their previous FORS course, they have now chosen to return to complete our famous Driver Healthy Lifestyle course. The drivers will learn how to rustle up a nutritious simple meal using a pressure cooker to reduce cooking time, and save on the washing up! Tomorrow we are going to be cooking Roast Beef, carrots, parsnips and potatoes in a one pot meal. Drivers will participate in tasting healthy nibbles, tasting non-alcoholic beer, working out alcohol wash-out times and trying to fathom The Beer Goggle Challenge. A healthy Buffet lunch will also be provided. If you want to have more fun and learn more useful skills on your Driver CPC Courses, then come along to our training centre, and join in the fun with our great team of instructors.

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Canine Partners - A worthy charity to support

Thursday 20th December 2018
Andrea Speak

Every year, Just Training makes a Christmas donation to a UK based charity, instead of sending out Christmas cards and buying customer presents. We are very particular about the charities we support as well, so we make sure there are no CEOs on massive salaries, no staff driving around in Tesla cars, and no glossy marketing or cold calling activities. We want our donations to do what they are meant to do, and help those in need. Based on this premise, this year we have chosen Canine Partners to send our donation to. Canine Partners provide assistance dogs to people with physical disabilities, so that they can enjoy greater independence and an increased quality of life. Over the past 28 years, Canine Partners have provided and trained more than 750 dogs to help disabled people. There are more than 1.2 million people in the UK that use a wheelchair, and a significant number would benefit from having a canine partner. Canine Partners ensure that the right dog is matched to the applicants needs and lifestyle, and they are trained is tasks such as emptying…

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First Aid Training in Leicester

Tuesday 4th December 2018
Just Training

As proud providers of the best first aid training that Leicester has to offer, we understand how important it is that our customers receive a quality service. We deliver first aid courses that…

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What Are Periodic CPC Training Courses and Why are they Necessary?

Tuesday 27th November 2018

CPC training is an essential part of being a professional driver, and requires both LGV and PCV Drivers to complete 35 hours of classroom based training in each 5 year period to maintain your Driver Qualification Card status. Our range of competitively priced modules, covering both LGV and PCV drivers, delivered in an engaging and interactive manner, will enable you to find courses that are most suitable for the type of driving and work that you undertake. Here's everything you need to know about completing your Periodic Driver CPC Modules to gain, or maintain, your Driver Qualification Card Who Needs Periodic CPC Training? If you drive a goods vehicle over 3.5 tonnes for hire or reward, or you drive a bus or coach with 9 or more seats, you will need to complete 35 Hours of Periodic CPC Classroom based training in order to gain your Driver Qualification Card (DQC). How to obtain your first Driver Qualification Card If you passed your car test after 1st January 1997, but you took your vocational…

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Cobley Transport - The Compendium of Driving

Wednesday 17th October 2018

80 Drivers from Cobley Transport have just completed their 2018 Driver CPC Training Programme with us taking part in two of our 3.5 hour modules this time. All 80 drivers have completed the Driver Compendium and Protecting Vulnerable Road User (Theory) modules to keep their Driver CPC Training up to date, ready for the 2019 run out.

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Transol Logistics Coventry - Driver CPC

Wednesday 17th October 2018

Transol logistics have booked 20 drivers on to our Vehicle Fire Training course as part of their Driver CPC Training Programme. Their drivers will take part in classroom and yard based training which will see them learn about how large vehicle fires start, the dangers of charging devices in the lorry cabs, and why walkaround checks can prevent lorry fires from starting in the first place. Drivers will…

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Lakeside Logistics - FORS Silver

Wednesday 17th October 2018

Pete Stanyard of Lakeside Logistics has chosen Just Training to deliver FORS Protecting Vulnerable Road User on-cycle training to his fleet of drivers and we are very much looking forward to working with him, on such an important part of his Driver CPC Training programme.

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A E Faulks go for FORS Silver

Wednesday 17th October 2018

A E Faulks of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire have chosen Just Training to provide their FORS Silver Protecting Vulnerable Road User (SUD Equivalent) training to maintain their FORS Silver approval rating. We are delighted to have been selected to deliver this incredibly important training for the Faulks fleet of drivers, which will enable them to gain 7 hours of Driver CPC training as well as achieving the required standard for FORS Silver Approved status. We look forward to working with A E Faulks and delivering some great Driver CPC training.

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FORS Silver for Sutton Tankers

Wednesday 17th October 2018

We are immensely proud to have been selected by Suttons Tankers of Ellesmere Port, to be the provider of their FORS Protecting Vulnerable Road Users Course in line with WRRR. This week saw our FORS Trainers, Michelle, Martin and Neil begin a programme of classroom and on-cycle training for 31 drivers at their Ellesmere Refinery plant. The drivers will take part in a 3.5 hour module in the classroom understanding the relationship between large vehicles on the road, and cyclists and other vulnerable road users, and look at the changing landscapes of our roads, share space schemes, street and road de-cluttering schemes and much more. They will then take part in an on-cycle training module, experiencing the roads from a cyclists perspective, mixing with other road traffic and following a route that will include complex junctions, difficult roundabouts and fast HGV roads, all under the careful instruction of one of our cycle trainers.

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J&G Vesty Vote us THE BEST CPC EVER!

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Gary Vesty, Director of J&G Vesty has congratulated us on providing 24 of his drivers with THE BEST CPC COURSE EVER! In his opinion. Gary praised the staff at Just Training for all their hard work and dedication ensuring that the day ran smoothly and that the drivers were all well looked after. Compliments were made about the food and the facilities, and said it was the best they had ever been to. The…

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Cobley Transport return for more CPC Training

Monday 21st May 2018

Cobley Transport have been true to their word, and have returned to us to book further CPC Modules for their driver training. This time Cobleys have chosen our Compendium of Driving module, to take the opportunity to refresh their drivers skills across a mixture of subject areas and have booked all 80 drivers on Saturday courses with us. We look forward to welcoming them back

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Ashstead Plant Hire train with us

Monday 21st May 2018

We were once again delighted to be able to support A-Plant with their training requirements, when they contacted us to enquire about having a group course at their Chesterfield site to put ten people through the Level 3 Award in Education and Training. The course was held in their training academy and was delivered in two blocks of two days to give everyone time to prepare…

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