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Centaur Training & Development would like to wish all our clients a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Our office will close at 12pm on Friday 20th December and will  re-open at 8am on 2nd January 2020.

Key Trainer Refresher – The Orchard School

Janet Hunt was at The Orchard School, in the West Midlands today to deliver a one day Handling People with Special Needs Refresher Course. 

Attending we had Maureen Gardner, Janice Stirrup, Emma Humphries and Jan Greenway, all from the school.

All of the attendees are pictured above – from left to right we have; Emma, Janice, Jan and Maureen. We had excellent feedback from the course, our trainer said “Everyone’s skills were extremely, theres very little I can add other than, Well Done!”

Now find us in ‘Special Children’ Magazine!

Recently, the Graphics Department at Centaur Training and Development have been working hard, this is because we are aiming to reach a greater audience via advertising. We’ve recently appeared in the last 2 editions of “Special Children” magazine, one of the largest and most subscribed too magazines in the special educational needs sector.

We are also happy to say that if you pick up a copy of this magazine you will be given a one off promotional code, this will then enable you to a discounted price on training.  We hope to be continuing our relationship with the magazine in the future, so keep an eye out for more of our adverts with more special deals!

If you would like any more information or have any questions about any of our courses please don’t hesitate to contact us, either by calling – 0191 375 3750 or emailing –

A Course With a Difference

Today Janet Hunt visited the Castle school, delivering a training and information session to a group of parents; the course consisted of general training with hoists and advice on risk assessments.

The parents who are pictured below, found the day most informative and all went away with new knowledge; We are all very happy that you enjoyed the course and gained something from it.

Course Places

Are you a Centaur Key Trainer and looking for a refresher course? Have you checked our course availability page?