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The First Aid Training Co-operative offers public first aid training courses at venues across the UK and private courses at your premises.

We are First Aid Training Experts

The First Aid Training Co-operative is one of the UK’s leading first aid training providers, offering a wide range of high quality courses across the UK. We are a FOFATOJAUPT and AoFA accredited training provider with ISO 9001 Certification. Our team have years of experience of delivering high quality, practical first aid training across all sectors. 

Trusted by organisations from all sectors

Medi-K Training

We are delighted to announce that Medi-K Training have joined us in the First Aid Training Co-operative and that we will be managing the administration and delivery of their fantastic range of equestrian industry specific first aid courses from 27th July 2020!

Medi-K Training have built up an unrivalled reputation in the equine sector for delivering high quality courses for all types and ages of horse rider, equine vet, and farriers. They are the preferred supplier of first aid training to the majority of equine organisations, with many long standing affiliations, and we are excited to be continuing these relationships and building them in the future.

For more information, a full press release is included in our blog. A very warm welcome to all Medi-K Training clients and trainers!

Book a First Aid Course

While most of our public courses are available across Scotland, we also offer private courses across the UK. This means our expert training comes directly to you at your convenience. To browse our courses, choose an option below or get in touch.

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Upcoming Public Courses

Book an individual place on our most popular courses from a range of dates & locations.

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Arrange a private first aid course for your organisation from a huge range of options.

95% of students rate us as “Very Good” or “Excellent”

“Having completed some basic first aid courses before, I felt Tom's explanation of scenarios and treatment made it much easier to remember. I now feel much more confident and am very clear on how these skills relate to a real life, outdoor setting. Thanks.”

C. Barrow, Stonehaven

"From start to finish, this course has been efficiently and helpfully run.  We all thought Tom was exceptionally good.  Thanks for all your help."

C. McLean, Coupar Angus Cycle Hub

"I just wanted to send you a wee email to say I have had such great feedback from the staff regarding the first aid training which Cory delivered over the last 2 Saturdays for us.  Please pass on our thanks to him!  The feedback includes that it is the best training staff have attended!  Thank you for being so efficient in sending me information and for your help in arranging the training."

Mhairi, Les Enfants Nurseries

"I was genuinely impressed by the course, having done a number of "tick the box" courses, it was a pleasure to do a course where you were actually expected to learn something useful, rather than acquire a piece of paper."

S. Mulholland, Pony Axe S

"Very skilled instructor with excellent communication skills.  Adapts to suit knowledge of student.  A friendly approach was taken throughout the course."

M. Hutson, Fife Council

I have done many first aid courses over the years, there is usually something I forget or can't take in. This course was very thorough, on subjects that I expected, but was delivered in a way that made it easier to understand 'why' things do what they do, so therefore a lot easier to remember.

'K' - 09/02/20

"Cory was a fantastic, fun and enthusiastic instructor who tailored the course to suite the exact needs our guide/instructor team in Kenya required. An extremely comprehensive and in-depth 2 days that made us all feel comfortable in dealing with a first aid situation."

James Savage, Savage Wilderness

"Having an expert look over our emergency procedures and combine it with a first aid refresher was a great help to staff and the management team at the centre, and gives us some piece of mind that we are demonstrating best practice for the season ahead. Huge thanks for training again, we'll do the same again next year."

Dave Jacobs, Aberdeen Snowsports Centre

I enjoyed the enthusiasm of the trainers and everything was extremely well explained. It gave me confidence that I would be able to react to a range of scenarios and I enjoyed that they showed you how to utilise everyday items rather than specialist equipment.

S. Jessiman, Edinburgh

We have just completed your Emergency First Aid in the Workplace course! We had a great time and learned so much, you could not have done more to aid our learning experience.
We look forward to your annual refresher.
Thanks for our knowledge and training.

J. McAlley, 2 Pins Company, Pinwherry, South Ayrshire

I honestly can’t remember being on such an informative and valuable course delivered in such a professional and memorable fashion. Thanks for running the course and rest assured that I will be promoting it at any opportunity and will be pushing to get some more of our members through it at the next opportunity!

Steve Donaldson - Revolution Cycling Team, Nairn

The course was absolutely excellent. Impeccably organised and delivered, and Stef was one of the most patient, genuine and excellent first aid facilitators I've worked with so far.

B. Nyznik, Salisbury Centre

"Tom was a fantastic tutor.  Everything was explained and demonstrated in a clear, simple manner.  A fantastic course!"

J. Baillie, SU Scotland

It was extremely useful to do some homework from the manual before the course so receiving it in advance was great.  It is concise and relevant and the video clips are a great aid to learning and retaining skills.

L. Archbold

My 2 day course at Mugdock Country Park was fantastic.  The course content and delivery was brilliant and my A-E is well established in my brain.

I will be recommending your company to others.

R. Harper, West Dumbartonshire Council

I felt the instructors were very confident, knowledgeable and approachable. There was a lot of repetition of key skills which helped make it stick in your head and lots of opportunity for individual problem solving. I really enjoyed the course and found it interesting and helpful.

T. Powell - Edinburgh

Just wanted to email and thank you for the course this weekend. It will make a big different to the things I take in my pack on a day out, and the way I think when out in the hills.

A. Fagan, Borders Forest Trust

Ali was a great, friendly, enthusiastic and honest assessor, he made the course both informative and entertaining.  The first aid experiences of the 12 students ranged from very to none and yet this was never an issue and as someone with no experience I didn't at any point feel out of my depth.

K. Miller - Inverness

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