Just got back to Newcastle after the course at Hemel this weekend & wanted to let you know what a fantastic trainer I think Molly is!
Yesterday morning the venue were responsible for some technical difficulty which she managed to work around very smoothly & she clearly knows what needs to be taught inside out. She showed an interest in every single person on the course and got to know each of our individual activities so that she could relate the teaching to how each of us could need to use it. Over the weekend she took all of our personal objectives and experience into account and provided a course tailored to the groups needs.
She is just so super friendly & made such a great effort to establish nice dynamics amongst the whole group, which ultimately made the weekend a really enjoyable one!
Anyway, I’m really pleased that a place opened up for me last minute & consider the 500 mile round trip to have been worth it
(Chris DiRollo) Brilliant trainer – very relaxed approach, made it all seem so much easier! Great course!
I just wanted to say thank you so much to Mark Fair, Chris and Lynne for their superb delivery of the Advanced First Aid course at Glenmore Lodge on 29th & 30th April. The course was superb – I felt supported and pushed to achieve the best possible outcomes all the way through. Their knowledge and skills are second to none.
Jeff Starkey was outstanding. A great motivator and role model. I feel fortunate to have learned from someone with his depth of knowledge and experience.
Mark Fair was a pleasure to learn from and be around. His medical background was a terrific asset to the delivery of the course.
Keith Hill ran a very good course. Very interesting informative scenario practise. Many positive comments from other candidates to me about the practical nature of the course.
(Christine Hill) The trainer was very approachable, helpful and knowledgeable. She is clearly very passionate about teaching First Aid.
I found the practical exercises very useful for gaining confidence. Also, it was a good chance to make mistakes in a non-emergency environment, so that next time we can get things right.
I would definitely recommend BASP to friends and others who are looking for a First Aid course.
Trainers – Lynne Warden, Rod McIntosh & Mark Tennant
What an absolutely incredible few days! The wealth of experience shared by the three trainers was unparalleled. I thought the structure of the course was well thought out with things running seamlessly. As a total first aid newbie I was apprehensive but the trainers really kept things straightforward and simple which was great. Took a lot from it and feel so much more confident. Would thoroughly recommend the course to anyone and can’t wait till my 3 years is up and I get to do it all again.
Trainers were Chris DiRollo & Fred Cochrane
We received some great feedback from the candidates that attended:
I’ve not been on many first aid courses, but this one was better than any of those I have been on. Partly due to the trainers – the fact that they were so engaged made a real difference – and partly down to taking the course out of the classroom – that made it a lot more real. I think this kind of training is very important to the work that we do and the situations that we could find ourselves in.
I thought the first aid course was excellent and was the best one I’d been on as it was a practical demonstration rather than purely classroom based. I also liked that they didn’t focus on trivial things like tying triangular bandages which is what I remember from other courses.
Definitely to be recommended, especially for anyone who works out in the field.
I thought the first aid course was great. To the point, practical and a bit of fun too. Well worth it, though I hope never to have to use any of the knowledge gained.
It was a really well run course, and I totally enjoyed it and learnt a lot. I think it will give me more confidence to step in as a trained first aider (if ever needed) than other courses I have been on have.
Course was sound very good and will use them again for the line staff.
This was by far the most practical and best taught first aid course I have ever attended.
I feel more confident to interpret and take action when encountering the types of first aid concerns we are most likely to encounter in our work and activities out of work.
I think there was greater clarity as to why certain actions are recommended than on other courses which will help me to remember more easily than on other courses. I liked the presentation and clarity of the manual as well from what I read of it.
I hope that the business will support refreshers with BASP as time passes.
I would say of all the First Aid courses this one was by far the best and I learned so much.
Very good instructor (Iain Murray) who made the course progressive. His delivery was outstanding and catered to everyone’s learning styles, I’ve been on a few FA courses and this was by far the best so far.
Excellent course. Bill Smith was knowledgeable and most of took a common sense approach to first aid. I hope to get him as my instructor in three years time.