First Aid Trainers Conference 8 March 2019

First Aid Trainers Conference 8 March 2019

A Big Thank You to all those who attended the First Aid Trainers Conference 2017. What an amazing buzz and atmosphere on the day. A special thank you to speakers, workshop presenters, exhibitors, Vine Centre Staff and First Aid Training Co-operative staff without whom the day would not have been such a Great Success. The next First Aid Trainers Conference 8 March 2019.

Its still a while before the next conference on March 8th 2019, but we are already pulling together and confirming a speakers list. Speakers so far……….

  • Mental Health First Aid. Brian from Choose Life Training will be giving us updates on mental health first aid and plans for new Train the Trainer courses for the SMHFA 2 day course.
  • Epilepsy today and tomorrow. Nicola Milne from Epilepsy Scotland will be updating us with where we stand with current diagnosis and future treatments. Also a brief overview of the first aid treatment for epilepsy
  • Paediatric First Aid training in Scotland – what’s the plan? Cory Jones from First Aid Training Co-operative will give a brief update on where the Scottish government and the care Inspectorate are on the subject of Paediatric First Aid in Scotland Childcare and Early Learning sector.

If you have a relevant topic you would like to speak about, or you know someone who would like to speak at the conference please let us know.

About The Author

Cory Jones

Cory is a graduate of the prestigious WEMSI school (Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician), and a qualified teacher with a masters degree in Environmental Management. He has lead expeditions worldwide (currently an International Mountain Leader) and is a director of Outdoor First Aid Limited. Cory Jones has worked in the outdoor industry for over 30 years. He first ran first aid training courses for the Red Cross in 2001. Cory has been a provider for SQA, ITC, REC, Highfield, Open College Network over the years. In 2008 Cory set up First Aid Academy in the Lancashire area and won the ‘New Business of the Year 2008 Award’. By 2010 he was running nearly 250 first aid training courses a year. Today, Cory is a director of Outdoor First Aid Limited as well as being a founder of the First Aid Training Co-operative.