We’re excited to share some good news from the First Aid Training Co-operative (FATC). Focus Training has become the latest organisation to join FATC and will benefit from its great office support and joint strategic aims.
Ruth Anderson and Lynne Bates set up Focus Training in 2003 and have developed a strong client base in Glasgow and Scotland’s southwest. Focus Training have become a market leader in running courses for medical practices, health centres, dentists’ surgeries, therapists and healthcare professionals.
The Coronavirus pandemic has given Ruth and Lynne a chance to reflect on the operation of Focus Training and they have decided to take a step away from the administration of the business by joining FATC. Focus Training and FATC share the aim of running dynamic and practical first aid courses with a strong emphasis on hands-on experience and using training scenarios based on real life incidents.
‘We have been impressed with the collaborative nature of FATC ever since we attended their first First Aid Trainers Conference in 2017, their friendly approach and useful resources will be of great benefit to our customers’Ruth Anderson – Focus Training
Over the next few weeks all Focus Training customers will be contacted to update them about the recent administrative changes and to assess a route back to first aid training now lockdown is easing. Ann McKillop of FATC will be working exclusively with Focus Training’s clients to discuss their specific training needs and talk to them about first aid training options.
FATC has started running face to face first aid training again with Covid mitigation measures in place, plus has been delivering on-line and blended learning first aid course options. All of these will now be available to Focus Training clients.
In addition to this they will benefit from access to our digital first aid manuals, YouTube video first aid library and an extensive range of first aid blogs covering issues from dealing with adder bites to the potential use of SMART watches in first aid.
Cory Jones, FATC Director said ‘We would like to welcome all Focus Training customers to our Co-operative. We are happy to be able to provide support to them over the coming months and years and maintain the excellent quality of training that Ruth and Lynne have established through Focus Training. As we come out of the most recent Covid lockdown, FATC is committed to finding innovative solutions to first aid training requirements and look forward to discussing these with customers from Focus Training’.