Training Venues

London Brentford:

Address:Train Healthcare, 11th Floor, Great West House (GWH-1), Great West Road, Brentford, London, TW8 9DF Telephone No: 0844 2433700 E-mail
Kitchenette available to use. Subsided canteen on ground floor. Hearing Loop. RADAR Key available.Brentford
Parking:There are no parking spaces allocated for visitors in Great West House. Please make sure to plan ahead regarding parking before the day of the training. You can park off street in Hamilton road near Brentford Station, Post code TW8 0QE.
Heading away from Great West House towards Brentford go over the railway bridge, take first left and then first right and park anywhere in the residential streets that don’t require parking meter
Car Parks:Brentford Station, Station Road, Greater London, Brentford TW8 8DT

Type: Pay and Display, Not covered


  • Disabled Spaces
  • Height restrictions: None
  • Number of spaces: 18 (2 disabled)

Mon-Sun 24 hours – Day £ 4.50
Flat Rate £ 2.00 in after 16:00

Windmill Local Authority Car Park, Windmill Road, Greater London, Brentford TW8 0QA Type: Pay and Display, Not covered Free outside these hours on-Sat 8:00-18:301 Hour £2.00Bank Holiday Free Disabled Free
High Street Car Park, High Street, Greater London, Brentford TW8 8EW Type: Pay and Display, Not covered, Lit Features: Disabled Spaces Payments accepted: Pay-by-Mobile Pay-by-Mobile: RingGo users can pay by calling 02030460010 (location id 1673)Height restrictions: 7′ 0″ (2.13m) Maximum stay 3 hours Free outside these hours on-Sat 8:00-18:3030 Mins Free
Transport:RailBrentford – when you come out of the station walk across the road to the opposite side of the road from the train station – walking down the hill you will see Great West House immediately on the left hand side.
UndergroundBoston Manor Tube – when you come out of the station walk across the road to the opposite side of the road from the tube station (RH side of the bridge) and take a bus to Brentford station. Great West House is opposite the station (5 mins bus journey)

London Kings Cross:

4 Garrett Street,
London EC1Y 0TY
Tel: 0344 515 1162

YHA London St Pancras:

Address:Euston Road, London, NW1 2QE


Car Parking:At Venue: Disabled parking on site is available free of charge by prior booking. A small number of spaces are available on the day at a cost of £9 per day or £4.50 for half a day. These are allocated on a first come first served basis.
Car park – Albert Street, Freeman Street, West Midlands, Birmingham B5 5HTCar parkShoppers Tariff:Up to 5 hours – £4.00Train and Long Stay Users:1 day (24 hours) – £12.502 …Shoppers Tariff:
Up to 5 hours – £4.00Train and Long Stay Users:
1 day (24 hours) – £12.50
2 days (48 hours) – £20.00
3 days (72 hours) – £30.00
4 days (96 hours) – £40.00Type: Pay and Display, Not covered, LitFeatures: CCTV, Disabled SpacesPayments accepted: CoinsHeight restrictions: 6′ 8″ (2.03m)Mon-Sat 24 hours1 Hour £ 1.202 Hours £ 2.505 Hours £ 4.00

6 Hours £ 6.00

24 Hours £12.50

Sun 24 hours

Flat Rate

£ 3.00 out by 00:00

Travel:Nearest Train Station: Birmingham Moor Street (BMO), Queensway, Birmingham, B4 7UL.Come out of New Moor Street station turn right, go over the railway bridge and then turn right into Moor St Queensway and then turn left into Carrs Lane.
By Car: Exit the A38 at the Lancaster Circus Queensway and take the James Watt Queensway. After 0.1 miles turn right onto Newton Street. Continue straight on, onto Dale Street.At the end of the road turn left onto Carrs Lane and then turn immediately left. The conference centre is situated on the left side of the road.
Travel (The Space):Jewellery Quarter Station (approx 7 mins):

  1. Head south on Vyse St toward Hockley St (230 ft)
  2. Turn left onto Hockley St (0.1 miles)

Go through 1 roundabout

  1. Turn right onto Barr St (0.2 miles)

Destination will be on the left

New Street Station (approx 15 minutes)

  1. Walk towards Birmingham, Pavillions by heading straight along St Martins Queensway(118 m) and then turning left onto Moor Street Queensway (40 m)
  2. Once arrived wait at stop MS3 and take bus Diamond 16 towards Newton (W Bromwich), Green Lane 4.
  3. Alight at Jewellery Quarter Hall Street (the adjacent street is Great Hampton Street)
  4. Head straight over to Great Hampton Street (38 m)
  5. Turn right onto Harford Street (97 m)
  6. Turn right onto Barr Street (35 m)
  7. Walk to The Space
By Car: M6 – Start out on the M6M5 – Branch left at junction 8 onto the M5Signposted The South West, Birmingham W and S, West Bromwich Leave the M5 at junction 1, then at roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A41Signposted Birmingham, Handsworth At traffic signals continue forward onto the A41At traffic signals continue forward Keep in right hand lane then continue forward onto Soho Hill – B4100 (not shown)Signposted Snow Hill Station

Turn left onto Harford Street

Turn right onto Barr Street

Arrive on Barr Street

Total time 0:18

Parking (The Space)There is some on street car parking on Barr Street available.Birmingham City Council, Car park – Buckingham Street, West Midlands, Birmingham B19 3JFType: Pay and Display, Not covered Features: Disabled Spaces Height restrictions: 6′ 11″ (2.10m)Free outside these hours Mon-Sat 8:00-18:001 Hour £ 0.302 Hours £ 0.403 Hours £ 0.60

4 Hours £ 0.90

6 Hours £ 1.50

10 Hours £ 2.10


Address:St. Mary Redcliffe and Temple School,Somerset Square,Bristol BS1 6RT UK
Telephone: 0117 3772100Bristol
By car:The entrance to the main School is from Somerset Square. This is a one way street. Those driving to the School using a SatNav system should note that the School postcode (BS1 6RT) will take them to the rear of the school with no public access. Postcode BS1 6PG will direct drivers to Somerset Square and the main entrance to the School.
ParkingParking available on siteThe area surrounding the School and Sixth Form is subject to a residents’ parking scheme. As a result Somerset Square and Somerset Street are resident parking only, and you will need a permit to park in these places. There is limited pay and display parking available in Prewett Street, Guinea Street and Ship Lane, which is shared with residents, and is pay and display only until 5.00pm. You can park for up to 15 minutes free of charge in the pay and display bays.Longer periods of pay and display parking cost £1 per hour up to a maximum of 3 hours.There are public car parks nearby in Portwall Lane (opposite St Mary Redcliffe Church) and on Cumberland Road, near the old General Hospital site, providing longer term parking.
By TrainBristol Temple Meads station is only a 10 minute walk (cross Temple Gate and turn right. Turn left into Redcliff Mead. Take the second left into Somerset Square or continue along Prewett Street to the Sixth Form building).
By BusThere are good bus services to the area – routes 24/25, 52, 75/76, and 89/90 all stop on nearby Redcliff Hill (BS1 6RB). Other routes stop at Temple Quay and Lewins Mead, in the Centre, which is only a short walk away across Queen Square, or outside Bristol Temple Meads station.Access to the main School Visitor Reception is up the steps or ramp from Somerset Square.


Address:The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 1PJLeeds
By Car:From the southM621, M1 and M62 motorways follow the signs to Leeds city centre and train station, along Neville Street towards City Square.Pass under the railway bridge and at the traffic lights, take a left into the slip road in front of the hotel.
From the northTake any main A road into Leeds and then follow signs for the train station which leads you round the city centre loop road.At the top of Neville Street, at the traffic lights, take a left into the slip road in front of The Queens. Chargeable valet parking is available for residential guests.
Nearest train station:Leeds train station – adjacent to hotel – New Station St, Leeds LS1 5DL
Nearest airport:Leeds Bradford International airport – 12 miles
Bus services:Buses to Leeds Bus and Coach Station and many other areas are from Boar Lane, just a 2 minute walk from the hotel.
Using a Sat Nav to Hotel location:The official postcode that gets you closest to the hotel is LS1 4DY. Once you are on Little Neville Street proceed straight ahead underneath the railway bridge and stay in the left hand lane. Proceed through two sets of traffic lights and after the second set take a sharp left turn into the lay by at the front of the The Queens hotel.
Car ParkingParking Eye Cark park – Aire Street, West Yorkshire, Leeds LS1 2DE
Type: Pay and Display, Not covered, Lit
Payments accepted: Coins, Pay-by-Mobile
Height restrictions: None
Mon-Fri 8:00-18:00
1 Hour £2.00
2 Hours £3.00
3 Hours £4.00
4 Hours £5.00
5 Hours £6.50
Overnight £5.50
Leeds Station Long Term (Multi-Story) Car Park LS1 4HT
Type: Pay on Foot, Multi-Storey, Manned
Features: CCTV, Disabled Spaces, Motorcycle Spaces, Safer Parking Award, Secure, Lift
Payments accepted: Coins, Notes, Cards
Height restrictions: 6′ 11″ (2.10m)
Max width: 7′ 11″ (2.40m)
Number of spaces: 749 (11 disabled)
Mon-Sun 24 hours
2 Hours £ 5.50
4 Hours £ 9.50
6 Hours £11.00


Address:Royal Station Hotel, Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DHNewcastle
By Car:Please follow directions to Central Railway Station which is signposted in the city and is adjacent to the Royal Station Hotel. Heading northbound on the A1 Continue on A1 Blayton Bridge (West Bypass). After 2.6 miles turn left to join A184 (signposted Newcastle, Gateshead).Take the right hand lane to join A189 and then cross. Continue straight over the Redheugh Bridge (signposted City Centre) until you reach the Wakenshaw V.C. Junction and at traffic signals continue forward. At Hadrian’s Wall Junction at the traffic signals turn right and join A186 (signposted City Centre (South), A167(M) In 0.3 mile keep forward (signposted Motorway A167(M) In 0.1 mile at traffic signals forward and in 0.2 mile turn left (one-way) then right to pass.You have reached Newcastle Central Station which is adjacent to the hotel. Heading southbound on the A1 Continue straight onto roundabout direction [B1318] City (North), [A1056] Gosforth, Wide Open. After 465 yards take the 2nd Exit off the roundabout into B1318 (Great North Road).Continue straight into B1307 (Barras Bridge). Turn left into A186 (Westgate Road). Turn right into A6115 (Neville Street). The Royal Station Hotel is adjacent to Newcastle Central Station and can be found on your right.
By Air:Located 6 miles from Newcastle Airport, the hotel can be reached either by taxi or by taking the underground Metro to Newcastle Central Station located adjacent to the hotel.
By Bus:2 minutes from the National Express Station
Nearest Train Station:Newcastle Central
Nearest Car Parking:There are limited car parking spaces at the front and rear of the hotel. Alternatively, there is the Train Station long stay car park at the rear of the hotel which is chargeable.
Long stay: East Coast Car park, Newcastle Station (Long Stay), Neville Street, Tyne and WearNewcastle NE1 5DLType: Pay and Display, Not covered,Features: Disabled Spaces, Safer Parking AwardNumber of spaces: 469 (9 disabled)Mon-Sun 4:00-23:00Day £ 15.00Flat Rate£ 8.00 in after 12:00


Address:1 Saint James’s Street, Nottingham, NG1 6BNNottingham
By Car:Start out on the M1Leave the M1 at junction 29A, then at roundabout take the 4th exit onto the A6192Signposted M1 South, Markham ValeAt roundabout take the 2nd exit, then join the M1 motorwaySignposted The SouthTibshelf Service Area (ROAD CHEF)Leave the M1 at junction 26, then at roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A610Signposted NottinghamAt roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A610At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A610

Signposted Nottingham

At traffic signals continue forward onto the A610

Signposted City Centre

Junction with A6514, at traffic signals continue forward onto the A610

Signposted City Centre

At traffic signals continue forward onto the A610

Bear left (one-way) onto Talbot Street continue forward (one-way) onto the A610

Signposted All Routes South

Turn right onto the A610 – Tollhouse Hill

Signposted All Routes (S), Loughborough, Grantham

At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A6008

At traffic signals turn right onto Friar Lane

Continue forward onto Standard Hill

Continue forward onto Saint James’s Terrace

Turn right onto Rutland Street

Turn left

Total time 0:43

Nearest Train Station:Nottingham, Carrington Street, Nottingham, NG2 3AQCome out of train station on to Station street, turn immediately left and then first right, carry on until you reach Collin Street.Turn left on Collin Street and then bear right on to Maid Marion Way. One you are past the Central Nottingham College Grounds take the next left walk to the end of the road and turn right onto Castle Road.At the junction of Lenton Road and Frair Lane carry on straight ahead. At the Junction of Standard Hill turn right and then next left – you have then arrived at your destination.
Nearest Car Park:Nottingham St James Street,5 St James Street, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham NG1 6EYCar park Type: Pay on Foot, Multi-StoreyFeatures: CCTV, Disabled Spaces, LiftPayments accepted: Coins, Notes, CardsHeight restrictions: 6′ 6″ (1.98m)Number of spaces: 475 (4 disabled), 173 available as of 16:15, trend emptyingMon-Sun 24 hours1 Hour £ 2.702 Hours £ 5.303 Hours £ 8.00

4 Hours £10.50


Address:Mercure Hull Royal Hotel, 170 Ferensway, Hull, Humberside, East Yorkshire, England HU1 3UFHull
By Car:From the M62 – After J38 the motorway splits, follow the A63 (Hull 20 miles). After 15 miles you will pass the Humber Bridge on your right. Continue for another 5 miles signed city centre, you will slow to a 40mph zone passing over a flyover.Approaching a set of traffic lights bear to the left which is signed to the railway station, go through these lights. Pass through two further sets of traffic lights (approx. 400yds) and the hotel will appear on your left
Car Parks:At Hotel: Well-lit parking, Number of car spaces: 84.
Nearest Car Park Off Site:Hull Station, Anlaby Road, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull HU1 3UFType: Pay and Display, Not covered, LitFeatures: Disabled Spaces, Safer Parking Award, ToiletsPayments accepted: Pay-by-MobilePay-by-Mobile: APCOA Connect users can pay by calling 0345 434 8008; SMS 68680 (location id 2257)Height restrictions: NoneMon-Sun 24 hoursDay £ 2.50Week £ 10.00
Nearest Airport:Airport HUMBERSIDE (32.02 km / 19.90 mi)
Nearest Train Station:Hull (HUL) Ferensway, Kingston-upon-Hull, North Humberside, HU1 3QXThe Train station has a direct link to the hotel.


Address:Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel, Blonk Street, Sheffield, S1 2AUSheffield
By Car:Start out on the M1At Junction 32 (M18) continue forward onto the M1Signposted Sheffield, LeedsLeave the M1 at junction 33, then at roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A630Signposted Sheffield CentreContinue forward onto the A57Signposted City CentreSheffield Service AreaAt Junction 1 – Cutlers Gate turn right onto the A61Signposted Lower Don Valley

At traffic signals turn left onto Wicker

Turn left onto Blonk Street

Turn left

Turn right


Car Parking:Parking is available in the Q-Park (Broad Street West, Castlegate, Sheffield, S1 2BQ) opposite the Hotel.By road to Q Car Park:Exit M1 Junction 33 (whether travelling from North or South)Follow dual carriage way and signs for Sheffield (A630 which becomes A57) to Park Square roundabout.Take the 5th exit onto Exchange Place, B6073Follow signs for Ponds ForgeTurn left on to Broad StreetCastlegate Car Park is on the rightBy foot from Q Car Park to the Hotel:

Turn left out of the pedestrian exit

Walk straight ahead

Cross Blonk Street

The Hotel is directly in front of you


If you would prefer to drop any bags at the Hotel first, follow directions to Park Square roundabout (as above) and then follow the next directions:

At Park Square roundabout take the 5th exit and follow the lane signposted ‘Victoria Quays’

At the traffic lights immediately after the roundabout, get into the right-hand lane and bear right at the traffic lights

Immediately turn left and pull into the drop down area at the front of the Hotel

If you miss the turn just wait until it is safe to do so and turn your car around and come up to the traffic lights, but just before them turn right to drop down area.

Alternative Car Parking:NCP, Blonk Street, South Yorkshire, Sheffield S1 2ABType: Pay on Exit, Multi-StoreyFeatures: CCTV, Disabled Spaces, Motorcycle Spaces, Safer Parking AwardPayments accepted: Coins, Notes, CardsHeight restrictions: 6′ 6″ (1.98m)Number of spaces: 305 (7 disabled)Mon-Sun 5:30-22:0024 Hours£3.00
Nearest Train Station:Sheffield (SHF) Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BPTurn Left out of train station along Sheaf Street, at the A61 junction with Arundel Gate proceed straight across Park Square on to Exchange Street and Blonk Street Junctions keep to your left towards Furnival Road and you have arrived at the hotel on your left.


Address:Britannia Hotel Manchester, Portland Street, Manchester, M1 3LAManchester
By Car:Start out on the M1Woodall Service Area (WELCOME BREAK)At Junction 32 (M18) continue forward onto the M1Signposted Sheffield, LeedsLeave the M1 at junction 35A, then at roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A616Signposted ManchesterAt roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A616Signposted ManchesterAt Flouch roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A628Signposted Manchester

Entering Peak District National Park

Woodhead Pass

At traffic signals continue forward onto the A57

Signposted Manchester, Ashton

At traffic signals continue forward onto the A57

Signposted Manchester

At roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the M67

Signposted Manchester

At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A57

Signposted Manchester City Centre

At roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A6

Signposted Liverpool M62, Salford A57M, City centre

At traffic signals continue forward onto the A6

Signposted City Centre

Turn left onto the A6

Turn left onto Minshull Street

Turn left onto Silver Street

Arrive on Silver Street

Total time 1:24

Car Parking:Parking at Britannia Hotel (Portland Street) in Manchester Town Centre.Car Park offers preferential rates to Britannia Hotels Manchester patrons in secure, under cover, car parking at 30 Tariff St. Manchester M1 2FJ (24 hrs).The car park is fully staffed 24 hours a day and is just a 5 minute walk away.Tariffs are up to 60% off the daily posted rate.Your ticket must be validated by hotel reception to receive the discount prior to exit.For more information, visit or tel 0161 236 4439 / 07920 230 621We have negotiated rates for all guests to the hotel charged at discounted prices: TCCP30 Tariff Street Multi-Storey car park M1 2FJ is open 24/7.1) Short stay: This includes the above parks usage for a period covering entry after 5pm and exit before 10 am on the next day 7 days a week. All validated clientele will receive the rate of £5.50 per car. This is a 60% savings off the normal daily rate. Single entry and exit.2) Long stay: This includes the above parks usage for up to a 24 hour period 7 days a week for all validated clientele at the rate of £8.50 per car. This is a 35% savings off the normal daily rate. Single entry and exit.

3) Customer must validate ticket at Britannia Hotel Portland Street reception to receive discount.


Nearest Train Station:Manchester Piccadilly (MAN), Manchester Piccadilly Station, Manchester, M60 7RAExit Train station to the left on to Fairfield Street. Continue along the road until the junction of Whitworth Street. Cross the road proceed straight ahead. Pass the Manchester University Campus Buildings and then take your forth right onto Portland Street – arrive at the Britannia Hotel.Please note that once we have transitioned our Birmingham Venue – all our venues are fully accessible to all.

Course Timings

The following start times are standard unless bespoke training is requested:

  • Manual Handling Refresher: 09:00am
  • Basic Life Support Refresher: 01:00pm
  • Fire Safety Refresher: 03:00pm
  • Infection Control Refresher: 04:00pm

Again please note unless otherwise pre-arranged are standard timings for our physical intervention courses are: 09:00am to 05:00pm each day.

Health Declarations

Please note that due to the physical nature of some of our courses, learners will have to complete Health Declarations prior to the course commencement:

  • Prevention, Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA)/Breakaway
  • Manual Handling
  • Basic Life Support

Please be aware that all learners on PMVA 3 and 5 Day Courses will have to verify that there are no changes to their completed health declaration each day. If any changes are stated then a new health declaration will be requested to be completed by the learner and the declaration reassessed by the course Tutor.


Pre-Course Requirements

Please note that our refresher courses are just that a “refresher” of training – for our refresher BLS, ILS, Manual Handling and PMVA/Breakaway candidates should have attended a full course of these subjects previously and maintained their refresher training annually.

PMVA/Breakaway Dress Code and Personal Care

Please ensure that all candidates are aware of the dress code requirements (the learners are notified in their e-mail of this):

Suitable Clothing to wear is:

  • Light, loose and comfortable.
  • Trainers/closed in soft footwear
  • Jogging Bottoms or Comfortable trousers.

What is NOT permitted:

  • Belts
  • Any Jewellery (except Wedding rings or articles related to faith maybe taped up)
  • High Heels
  • Open toed shoes/Sandals
  • Jeans
  • To do the course bare footed
  • Long artificial or natural fingernails
  • Hair should be tied back
  • Skirts are not recommended due to the nature of the course