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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 the washing machine, picking…

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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…

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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…

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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 all take part in a real fire fighting exercise using our specialist Fire…

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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…

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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 Just Training team were very proud to have worked with Gary Vesty and his crew and look forward to welcoming him back for his next module.

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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…

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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…

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FORS Protecting Vulnerable Road Users

Monday 21st May 2018

Late last year we joined the FORS Association and gained approval from Transport for London to have our own existing Driver CPC Course in Protecting Vulnerable Road Users approved as meeting the requirements of WRRR for FORS silver level. Since then we have been working hard to get our course up and running, in a way that offered an exceptional level of service, and an enjoyable days training, and our hard work is paying off Our FORS Approved Protecting Vulnerable Road User course, is proving very popular with several courses having been run around the Midlands area on clients own sites, and at our own training premises in South Wigston. This weekend saw 24 drivers from J&G Vesty Haulage, miss Harry and Meghans…

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East Midlands Housing Association Tender Won

Friday 3rd November 2017

Following the submission of two tenders to the EMH we were delighted to find out this week that we have been successful in both of them, and will now be working in partnership with them to deliver their Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work and Fire Awareness Training to their staff across Leicestershire and Derbyshire.

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Cobley Transport vote us the BEST CPC EVER

Friday 3rd November 2017

Cobley Transport in Broughton Astley has just completed 4 Driver CPC sessions with 20 drivers on each, and voted it the best CPC Training they have ever done! Nick Marshall and Steve Robertshaw both attended the driver modules on Health Living for Drivers, and said it was the best CPC training they had ever done. Drivers took part in Live Cooking Demonstrations, Food Tasting, Beer Tasting and the Beer Goggle challenge.

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Transformational Leadership course for University of Leicester

Monday 30th October 2017

The University of Leicester provide 12 of their staff with our 2 day Transformational Leadership course to help underpin job role changes, and the introduction of new staff to their team. Michelle Walters and Dr Phillip Gatt, who are both heads of department in Estates and Campus Services, discussed their requirements with us and we adapted our standard course to suit. The course was delivered at Stamford Court, the Universities award winning conference suite, and we received 100% positive feedback from all the course delegates. Richard Lambe, one of the delegates, stated that it was one of the best courses he had ever been on. We were delighted to have provided a great service for them

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