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Training Courses


First Aid at Work

The Worcester BID have organised an Emergency First Aid at Work course on Thursday 23rd February.  It is a one day course and attendees will receive a certificate.  The qualification is recognised by the Health and Safety Executive (H.S.E).  The elements covered are:
  • Principles of first aid
  • The role of the first aider
  • Communicating with a casualty
  • Minor Conditions (Including Minor Cuts, Grazes & Bruises, Minor Burns & Scalds and Small Splinters)
  • Contents of first aid kit
  • Recording and aftercare
  • Unconscious Casualty
  • CPR (Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation)
  • Choking
  • Blood loss and shock
Please note that places are limited and to secure your place a refundable deposit of £50 per person is required.  The deposit is then refunded on completion of the course, however if the delegate fails to attend the deposit is forfeited.  For further details please contact Hazel Shephard on 01905 730930 or email

Media Masterclass

Register for the free Media Masterclass on Friday 24th February to find out how to build the most productive relationships with journalists across media platforms and take away top tips for your media releases.

This new event is hosted by Worcester BID. Event speakers include
Peter John
Peter John
Regional Editor of Newsquest
Worcester News, Berrows Worcester Journal

Katie McPhilimey
Katie McPhilimey
Managing Editor of regional lifestyle magazine
Live 24 Seven
Andrew Easton
Andrew Easton,

Radio Presenter
BBC Hereford & Worcester .
This expert panel of speakers will share their top tips for writing and submitting successful media releases, good practice case studies, interview tips and building relationships with journalists across print, digital and radio channels.
An interactive Q&A session will allow you to answer those burning questions you always wanted to ask a journalist and improve your business’ media communications.
The masterclass is followed by a networking opportunity with journalists and fellow businesses. Meet your local account managers and have a brief one to one session and get the tips for your own media releases.

The masterclass will be held at The Hive from 8.30 am – 10 am. To book your free place and for further details click here.

Hereford & Worcester Chamber of Commerce Training

We have teamed up the Hereford & Worcester Chamber of Commerce.  BID businesses can attend courses at the members’ rate.  Course details are available by clicking the links below.  For further information or to book please contact Hazel Shephard on 01905 730930 or email

16th February              Search Engine Optimisation                                 £80
21st February              Train the Trainer                                                  £150
23rd February              Email Marketing                                                   £80
28th February              Professional Telephone Techniques                   £150
7th March                    Introduction of Digital Marketing and PR               £80
9th March                    Emergency First Aid at Work                                  £80
14th March                  Google Analytics                                                  £80
15th March                  Creating a Customer Care Culture                       £150
21st – 24th March        IOSH Managing Safely                                          £495
31st March                  Employment Law Update                                      £150

 Please note prices are all +VAT

14th March – Social Media Workshop
May – ARGUS and Project Griffin Training
Keep up-to-date on training opportunities for 2017/2018 by visiting our Worcester BID website – new courses will be added shortly.