What we do:
P & K Training Services has been based in King’s Lynn, Norfolk since 1998. We run a variety of scheduled training courses at our Riverside Business Centre but can arrange on-site training anywhere in the Eastern region. We have the expertise to tailor courses for all types of businesses and private individuals. Whether you are a beginner, need to update first aid skills, or require advanced skills and medical gases training for the workplace – we have a course to suit everyone.
Angela Pilkington – Managing Director / First Aid Trainer
Angela has been involved with first aid since the 1970’s when she trained in First Aid at Work and became a member of the British Red Cross Society. She gained the IHCD (Pearson) BTec Level 3 Ambulance Crew Award and has for more than 3 decades, carried out ambulance work for the Society and also worked for an independent ambulance company – mainly covering motorsports at Snetterton race circuit. She is also experienced in covering other sports events – rugby, football, horse jumping; public fetes, concerts, and NHS patient transfers.
For several years during the 80’s Angela was a volunteer manager for the Red Cross Therapeutic Care Service, responsible for a team of volunteers working in hospitals and centres across the region, fitting this in with her other work.
For 3 years Angela worked as a school nurse at a large senior school in Norwich, during this time she was invited to become a part-time First Aid and Child Carers Tutor at City College Norwich. During her time there gaining qualifications in management, marketing and a degree in education.
Angela then became full-time Commercial Training Manager for Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex Red Cross. As well as organising a big team of Trainers part of her role was acting as an NVQ Internal Verifier and training Trainers.
Along her varied career path she has built up a wealth of knowledge and expertise which reflects in the training courses and level of event cover P & K Training Services can offer.
- BA in Post Compulsory Education
- Post Graduate Certificate in Education
- Post Graduate Certificate in Management
- Further and Adult Education Teachers Certificate
NVQ Assessor and Internal Verifier
- IHCD ambulance Qualification
- CIEH Advanced Food Hygiene, Health and Safety, Manual Handling, COSHH, Conflict Resolution & Personal Safety
- City & Guilds Hairdressing
- Health and Safety for the Hair and Beauty Trade
- Diploma in Remedial Camouflage
We have used P & K Training Services over a decade. We have always been impressed with their professionalism, expert knowledge and customer service. They are always willing to help find solutions to our training needs and all at an extremely competitive price. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone.
Bernard George – First Aid Trainer
For many years inspector for gas board in East Anglia. Responsible for training the Gas Board First Aid team which entered competitions all over the country often coming first or second against teams from other companies. Member of the British Red Cross for over 40 years, teaching commercial courses, 8 of these working under Angela when she was Commercial Training Manager. He now works solely for P & K Training Services.
Andrea Barnes – First Aid Trainer
Royal Life Saving Tutor and Swimming Instructor. Andrea teaches regular swimming classes for Norfolk Adult Education. Member of the Red Cross since she was 9 years old; in latter years becoming a full-time Trainer for Norfolk area. She has also been a member of the Casualties Union since 1994. Now works for P & K Training Services.
Roy Edwards – First Aid Trainer
Roy is a Cabinet Maker and Draughtsman by trade. Became a Royal Life Saving Tutor and Swimming Instructor in 1990. Joining Red Cross in 2002 at Essex Branch to teach First Aid for the Commercial Training Department, working under Angela for several years. He now works independently for a couple of London based first aid companies and also for P & K Training Services.
Tina Addy – First Aid Trainer
On leaving school Tina worked as a Senior PA to two Partners in a Solicitors Office. She obtained the PTTLS teaching qualification in 2011-2012 and then began training First Aid, Food Safety and Health and Safety. She was also an active Red Cross member for approximately 13 years, providing first aid cover at all sorts of events. Tina teaches regularly for the NHS and at many schools and colleges in the Essex/Cambridge areas and is used to teaching in a variety of different venues including care homes, children’s centres, nurseries and training the race marshals in First Aid at Brands Hatch Circuit on behalf of P & K Training Services. She is also a Trustee of a Registered Charity providing First Aid at local events.