We are a network of Independent First Aid Trainers all registered with the HSE through Accredited/Approved First Aid Training Providers.
All types of courses are organised and theÂ training takes place in a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere. We believe that you remember more when youâ€™re having fun!Â Our courses are not dry lectures but full of hands-on practical opportunities in a variety of situations to reinforce your learning.
Courses are registered with Companies who have been approved by the HSE to provide training. We have trained a variety of differing clientele including Supermarket and Store personnel, Cleaning Supervisors, Reiki Practitioners, Massage Therapists & Reflexologists, NCT and Nursery Groups (Paediatric First Aid) Security Personnel and Parking Enforcement Personnel/Attendants.
Principle Trainer : Jim Foster
Jim was in the Metropolitan Police Service for nearly 26Â˝ years. He qualified as a Police First Aid Instructor in 1982, subsequently gained a City & Guilds 7303 Further Education Teaching Certificate (Distinction). Used as a Foundation Course with the Open University - gained a Professional Diploma in Post Compulsory Education, and in 1996, a Masters of Arts Degree in Education and Training.
In 1997 Jim expanded his knowledge base and passed an ITEC Therapeutic Massage, Anatomy & Physiology (TMAP) Course, then the ITEC Aromatherapy course.Â He currently has clients in the Eastbourne, Bexhill, Hastings & Battle Areas providing a visiting service. He is able to offer a range of complementary therapies within a Massage Treatment.Â
Jim has also merged these skills and by developing and running first aid courses specifically aimed at TherapistsÂ andÂ Scout Groups.
JimÂ works intuitively and as far as possible to ensure sufficient flexibility in appointments and gives extra time when necessary.
Jim also provides basic and mandatory training for care staff, targeting training towards the clientâ€™s needs for their staff; these include, Basic Life Support, Health & Safety in the Social Care Environment, Infection Control, Dealing with Aggression and Lone Working.Â
Helping people to learn, whatever their age, background or other defining characteristic and, where possible assisting, through First Aid and Massage, those who need some TLC is whatÂ Jim enjoys being involved in whenever possible.