Blended Learning First Aid courses

An alternative way to teach first aid in the Covid pandemic – Blended Learning First Aid courses During the Covid pandemic is has been difficult for employers to get staff together to run face to face training courses. The First Aid Training Co-operative is running face to face first aid training with Covid mitigation measures…

Roadside first aid

Dealing with a roadside first aid incident

Dealing with a roadside first aid incident Roadside first aid – As with any first aid situation it is important to keep things simple and deal with the biggest problems first. Any first aid given at the scene of an incident should be seen as a temporary measure until the emergency services arrive. The Highway…

Text 999 service

Can I text 999?

Can I text 999? Yes, you can send a text to 999 in an emergency. But why would you want to? In a remote environment in the mountains for example you may not be able to make a phone call but you may be able to send a text as they need less bandwidth to…

outdoor first aid cumbria

Advanced outdoor first aid for expedition leaders

Advanced outdoor first aid for expedition leaders is a course designed for outdoor instructors, expedition leaders, GAP students, explorers and general travellers who are heading abroad to more remote places. Many of those who attend the course are running expeditions for schools for organisations like World Challenge who require their leaders to have an Advanced…

First Aid and Covid mitigation

Medi-K Covid-19 and Equestrian First Aid Courses update, what can you do?

Medi-K Covid-19 and Equestrian First Aid Courses update, what can you do? As the Coronavirus situation develops further, restrictions are changing across the UK, but we are taking bookings for first aid training. The situation is as ever quite dynamic however, and we are watching each Government update and responding appropriately. The latest restrictions to…

Riders Minds on World Mental Health Day

Riders Minds on World Mental Health Day – Horse riders come together for peace of mind To celebrate the significance of World Mental Health Day, Saturday October 10th, Medi-K and First Aid Training Co-operative is proud to promote Riders Minds.   At a time when social distancing is the normal, it is more important than…

Equestrian first aid courses

How we are safely teaching first aid during COVID-19

So much has changed over the last six months. We stopped training courses in March as COVID-19 cases peaked and we started to run first aid courses again in September. I thought it would be worth letting our customers (you) know how we are mitigating against COVID and any potential cross-contamination on first aid courses.…

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