Ofqual Regulated Workplace First Aid Training Services Gently Resuming In Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

We are delighted to announce that our Ofqual regulated workplace First Aid training services are gently resuming in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England and Wales. Tidal offer both open and business to business training courses to suit your needs. With over 120 5 star reviews, Tidal Direct are our area’s highest rated first aid training providers. They are trusted by local small businesses and …

HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures for 2019/20

HSE Chief Executive Sarah Albon said “No one should be hurt or killed by the work that they do. In these extraordinary times, we have seen many workers risking their lives to help others during the coronavirus outbreak. Although these statistics are not a reflection of Covid-19 related loss of life, it is a pertinent time to reflect.” There has …

5 steps to working safely

Practical actions for businesses to take based on 5 main steps. Make sure you read all the guides relevant to your workplace. Each guide has specific actions for businesses to take based on these steps. Further guidance will be published as more businesses are able to reopen. 1. Carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment Before restarting work you should ensure …

Here we share an important update from the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF) and our awarding body Qualsafe Awards about the delivery of First Aid training and education in England.

On 21 May 2020, the FAAOF recommended that first aid training (other than absolutely essential first aid training) should not restart until after the government has changed the COVID-19 alert status to Level 3. Training must only take place where this is permissible in accordance with the UK Government and devolved administrations or regional restrictions. Where training takes place, we …

28 April 2020 Commemorating International Workers’ Memorial Day #IWMD20

Today is commemorating International Workers’ Memorial Day and The Chief Executive of The HSE, Sarah Albon shares an important and compassionate message.     “I believe firmly in our mission – that no-one should get ill, be injured or die because of work. And as I write this, I’m thinking about the key workers who are risking their own health and wellbeing …

Tidal Training Direct Ltd. Statement regarding First Aid Qualifications. Important COVID-19: Statement from HSE and DfE relating to certificate expiry.

 As the current situation with COVID-19 quickly develops and further to the Prime Minister’s Statement last night, we have brought together all the current advice from the HSE and our awarding body, Qualsafe Awards. While advice is changing quickly, we hope that this helps you to stay informed and make informed decisions. From the Health and Safety Executive and DfE …

Coronavirus COVID-19 Guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for employees, employers and businesses

It is important to share factual and accurate guidance and information in respect of Covid-19 and Coronavirus. All our information is sourced through the Department of Health and Social Care, Public Health England, the NHS and other government bodies. Here we share a Covid-19 guidance for employees, employers and businesses information on health care advice for employers and support the …

Circle to success

Circle to Success

We really enjoy being part of Circle to Success as Leader members. It gives us the opportunity to share our knowledge, skills and expertise with local companies and to increase our scope of impact here in Gloucestershire and throughout the South West. Circle 2 Success are sending all their staff on our monthly open Emergency First Aid at Work training course in Cheltenham as …

NCLB Awards group photo

The start of the year – and a new decade

The start of the year – and a new decade – have been a very busy at Tidal. Reflecting on 2019, between Tidal Direct and our founding company Tidal Training Ltd we trained nearly 16,000 staff up and down the country in neatly 100 subjects including First Aid, Falls Prevention, Learning Disability Awareness and Epilepsy. 2020 got off to a great start …

Ladies Day at The Isbourne

Our paramedic had a fantastic day sharing his wealth of first aid knowledge and experience at what’s been badged as Ladies Day at The Isbourne on 20 November! Our ever popular monthly open course in Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work to minimise interruption for businesses has welcomed staff from over 100 Gloucestershire businesses so far this …