Meet The Team – Marianne Borland

Meet The Team – Marianne Borland Our meet the team series – Marianne Borland The best trainer team always requires the best support team. I am an administration assistant at the Co-operative starting early in 2018. My main roles are processing the first aid paperwork from courses, keeping in touch with venues, updating courses details on…

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Meet The Team – Stef Lauer

Meet The Team – Stef Lauer Our meet the team series – Stef Lauer My name is Stef Lauer and I’m a freelance trainer and guide based in Edinburgh. I originally hail from Germany but have called Scotland home for the best part of the past 15 years. My background is in hospitality and tourism…

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First Aid Course Reviews in December 2018

First Aid Course Reviews December 2018 Thank you to each of our students who took the time to complete their post course review & evaluation form. We are always happy to look through these and respond to any comments made. Each month we post these (good and bad) in a blog, so you can get…

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Meet The Team – Ann McKillop

Meet The Team – Ann McKillop Our meet the team series – Ann McKillop I joined the Co-operative after taking early retirement in 2017. I had previously done some first aid instruction as part of my job. I decided to return to it as it gives me the flexibility to work when I want and keeps…

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Meet The Team – Sam Hillcox

Meet The Team – Sam Hillcox Our meet the team series – Sam Hillcox -Why you became a first aid trainer? My fascination with first aid goes back 25 years to doing the (slightly notorious!) Dr Ieuan Jones Bangor Scheme Mountain First Aid course when I worked at FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau. I’ve had a first aid qualification…

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Meet The Team – Steve Welsh

Meet The Team – Steve Welsh Our meet the team series – Steve Welsh Hi, I’m Steve Welsh and I am a Paramedic with the Scottish Ambulance Service Special Operations Response Team (SORT).  This is a specialist team with a varied and extensive set of disciplines ranging from support to police operations, Swift Water &…

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Meet The Team – Ali Cameron

Meet The Team – Ali Cameron Our meet the team series – Ali Cameron Hello again to participants of previous courses I’ve run (It’s me “the wee fat bald guy”) and to any prospective participants of future courses, I look forward to meeting you. I’ve been asked to do a wee biography for a blog so…

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Free digital first aid manual for every course participant

Free digital first aid manual for every course participant Yes thats right a FREE digital first aid manual for every course participant. First Aid Training Co-operative have produced a range of four high quality digital first aid manuals. Each of these manuals provides clear, simple, concise guidance on what to do in a wide range…

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First Aid for Skiers – 10 Essential Points to Remember

First Aid for Skiers – 10 Essential Points to Remember If you are planning on having fun on the slopes this half term, ensure everyone stays safe by remembering these 10 things that will help to help prevent or deal with any incidents. 1. Incident prevention Make sure that you have the right gear to stay…

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Meet The Team – Tom Durham

Tom Durham

Meet The Team – Tom Durham Our meet the team series – Tom Durham Tom’s start in the first aid industry is a fairly familiar story. Particularly of those specialising in outdoor first aid. Tom had spent a decade working overseas – teaching a variety of watersports and mountain biking around the Mediterranean, and spending…

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