General Company News

General Company News. The First Aid Training Co-operative is constantly developing new resources, adapting to market developments and keeping its clients and suppliers updated about what is going on. These blogs provide ongoing updates about the Co-operative and its business.

As the First Aid Training Co-operative grows and more clients come on our first aid training courses these blogs will keep everyone up to date with changes in how the company works, special events and offers.

Managing the transition to the new GDPR regulations

The General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on the 25th of May of 2018. The GDPR will supersede the Data Protection Act of 1998 which could never have foreseen the way in which we use data today.  This new legislation ensures that companies who hold client data are liable for how that data is used. This involves making sure personal data is stored safely and also requires companies to let…

First Aid Training Co-operative Are Now ISO 9001 Certified!

We are delighted to announce that we are now an ISO 9001:2015 certificated organisation! ISO 9001 is recognised worldwide as the international benchmark for quality within an organisation.  The assessment process is something that we’ve been working on over the festive break. By achieving our ISO 9001 certification, First Aid Training Co-operative are able to…

4 Simple Steps to Choosing a First Aid Training Provider

Are you an employer comparing first aid training providers? If you are, you have a legal responsibility to provide first-aid equipment and facilities. Further, you must ensure that your employees can receive immediate medical attention if they are injured or ill at work. To do this, you’ll need a choose an appropriate first aid training…

Digital First Aid Manuals – these are now for sale from our partner website.

Digital First Aid Manual [button_2 align=”center” href=”https://www.kobo.com/gb/en/ebook/outdoor-first-aid-digital-manual” new_window=”Y”]Digital First Aid Manuals – these are now for sale from our partner website[/button_2] Digital First Aid Manual – these are now for sale from our partner website. Simply click on the book cover below to buy at £3.89 per manual. Each of these digital manuals can be…

How we are responding to new HSE Workplace First Aid Course Syllabuses

You may or may not be aware that the HSE have introduced some changes to the syllabus for workplace first aid courses, (Emergency First Aid at Work & First Aid at Work).  These are in response to the European Resuscitation Council’s (ERC) guidelines on CPR in October last year. In the main these changes are…

First Aid training Kenya

Wilderness First Aid training Kenya 2016 Cory Jones Director of Outdoor First Aid Limited and First Aid Training Co-operative has recently returned from three weeks training in Kenya. Over 100 candidates took part in courses across Kenya. Course feedback has been positive. Many of the candidates on courses said that the training was useful for…

Co-op graduate uses defibrillator to save a life

Co-op graduate uses defibrillator to save a life in Poolewe Co-op graduate uses defibrillator to save a life. First Aiders trained by First Aid Training Co-operative and Heartstart Aultbea, along with an off duty paramedic successfully resuscitated a casualty on the 13th of January 2016 at Poolewe Village Hall. The first aiders, all members of…

2015 Resuscitation Council Guidelines Published

2015 Resuscitation Council Guidelines Published The 2015 European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Guidelines were released yesterday, October 15th 2015.  In the first aid industry these are always long awaited as they directly influence our training and practice for resuscitation techniques. It’s a big day in the calendar for us every 5 years. Candidates are always worried…

Join the first aid training co-operative

Join the first aid training co-operative I was asked by Heather at MyFirstAidCourses.co.uk to write a blog post introducing ourselves and the First Aid Training Co-operative on their site, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to do that, and give regular readers an update on where we are at in the development of…

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