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    I booked myself on a course using recommended people (CPF Early Years, Kent), only for them to cancel my place. Re-booked for July, all ok...and now they've cancelled THAT one too!!!! I emailed them and they've now told me that all courses are fully booked for the entire 2011!!!!!

    So now I've got to find a reputable course provider so I can get myself covered asap - it's soooo annoying. Can anyone recommend any?

    Hels xx

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    hi i have also had this problem you need to contact your early years development team and ask which ones are part or fully funded then contact the organsiation with your training number i got on a st johns ambulance fully funded. last time i did red cross one it was very good good luck
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    I have just had to find an independent course after I realised that the one I was booked onto by my local coordinator started in half term!

    I asked some local childminders for recommendations.

    It's costing me £65 rather than £30 but at least I won't be out-of-date

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    All funding for our First Aid courses has been withdrawn

    Hopefully you will have more luck - try your development officer to see which courses they recommend

    Miffy xx
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    I think all funding for 1st aid has being with drawen - it normally costs around £90.00.
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    I did mine with St Johns and it cost 103.00 and i had to travel to london.

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    I have just got funding for first aid. I did St Johns, booked on line and they run them in Redhill surrey every two months.

    The next one will be July as i did mine in June. If you dont mind travelling this far have a word with Twinkles i think she may be setting one up for minders quite soon .

    Good luck
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    contact your local red cross branch hon. I'm just doing mine with them (via the local adult education college) and it's £58. Also run over 4 x wed evenings rather than 2 x saturdays
    if you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always got

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    How annoying, I hope you were able to get on a course. Training providers shouldn't cancel!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarah707 View Post
    I have just had to find an independent course after I realised that the one I was booked onto by my local coordinator started in half term!

    I asked some local childminders for recommendations.

    It's costing me £65 rather than £30 but at least I won't be out-of-date
    This one has cancelled now

    I am up the creek without a paddle as the saying goes

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    Pity you don't live closer. We've arranged one for Saturday and the following Saturday.
    We arranged it ourselves as there wasn't space on the one we wanted to do.

    Would it be worth organising one and advertising the spaces ?

    I know people here have problems getting on one.

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    mine runs out in January and I am due my inspection feb/ march time

    and my co-ordinator has told me that the borough hasnt any first aid courses planned for the next six months

    we did get funded for our first aid courses but that has stopped now

    so i am trying to get on a course even though its 9mths earlier

    ziller

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    June and I have just done ours even though it wasn't due until October, but there wasn't going to be a course locally nearer the time!! Glad we have done it now incase we had booked on one later and then had it cancelled!

 

 

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