Student Stories & Course Reviews

This page is where our students tell you about their experiences of putting their first aid training to work and their course reviews.

Student Stories

‘I found the first aid helpful in the general public areas after helping an elderly woman who had fallen in the street and hurt her head.’
Garry Grant, 17

Course Reviews

‘First Class Instructors.’
Michael

‘Very nice, helpful and approachable.’
Kylie

‘Chrissie was an excellent trainer and made all of us feel at ease and went through everything thoroughly.’
Tracey

‘Clear, concise, approachable.’
Elaine

‘Trainer was very explicit gave a lot of examples.’

‘The trainer gave ample opportunity throughout the course to candidates to ensure they understood offering further explanation if required. good examples given.’
Elizabeth

‘The trainer was very effective using both theory, practical and experience/stories to keep everyone interested.’

‘I have a larger knowledge of many subjects in first aid more so than i have in previous first aid courses. i feel confident in my ability to provide first aid based on our trainer being highly knowledgeable herself.’
Naomi

‘Good course and useful. Instructor was very good, kept it interesting.’

‘Very knowledgeable and course was done in a relaxed manor.’
Louis

‘Good mix of practical + theory.’ Very informative and took time to explain all subjects clearly.’
Alex

‘Excellent’
Scott

‘Very good’
Andrew

‘Very good with communication + explanations and friendly.’
William

‘The trainer was good because if there was something you or somebody else had a problem with she was only to happy to explain.’
Andrew

‘It was a great course. The instructor was very nice and very good at training and teaching, friendly.’
Mary

‘It was a good training course and well presented.’
Elaine

‘Learned so much in three days.’
Joseph

‘Very Helpful and described things in detail. Also very patient. Learnt a lot more than on my previous course’
John

‘Very Very Good.’
Hugh

‘She was very helpful and understanding.’
Leana

‘Fantastic.’
David

‘Passed on knowledge very clearly.’
Attila

‘She was very good at explaining things.’
Paul

‘Very affective as it was easily understood and put across.’
Gary

‘Chrisy was very good at keeping everyone interested, involved and up beat!.’
Jodie

‘Instructor made activities interesting and fun making it easy to learn. Very effective, gave excellent explanations, and activities.’

‘Chrissy was great at explaining all of the course and was easy to approach if and when needed.’

‘Chrissy was really good explained everything clearly and made the course enjoyable.’
Sarah

‘Very effective and easy to understand.’
Teresa

‘Chrisy was good at explaining and demonstrating during the course, making the course fun whilst learning.’
Gillian

‘Very involved and interested. Didn’t make you feel nervous.’
Jannette

‘Excellent course. Wished I had done it earlier.’

‘Instructor was able to present herself very well and made course very enjoyable. looked forward to coming next week. presented herself very well and made course enjoyable and keep my attention.’

‘Chrissy was very good at explaining everything. She was easy to understand. She made the course interesting and enjoyable. Enjoyed the course. Very informative and useful. Thanks Chrissy :)’
Fiona

‘Excellent. Chrisy explained everything clearly and answered any questions. She related things well to experience. Really enjoyed this first aid course.’
Amanda

‘Chrissie was very good at giving information. She was approachable.’
Jessie

‘Liked being able to discuss issues and interact with trainer and other course members.’
James

‘Very helpful – and not only for the instruction. It was very helpful (as a small organisation) to consider legal aspects such as HSE reporting and accident book. A very good team-building exercise for the staff too. Many important skills learnt.’
Matthew

‘Tutor non-judgemental, ensured everyone was involved, given plenty of opportunity to take part.’
Joan

‘Good, confidant tutor.’
Caius

‘Well run. Informative.’
Ian

‘A very informative and interesting course.’
Pam

‘Good combination of theory and practical.’
Bob

‘Instructor very knowledgeable and very high standard and easy to understand. No questions are not answered.’
Alex

‘Extremely knowledgeable with both demo and fact. 3rd first aid course, really enjoyed, learned more than previous courses.

‘Very good and informative course, really enjoyable and interesting content throughout.’
laura

‘Interesting and informative in relaxed atmosphere.’
Karen

‘V. Good course – Learned lots & enjoyed the practical elements too. Thanks Jenny.’
Kara

‘Very Informative day.’
Kimberley

‘Was Great time :).’
Milosz

‘I came in to the course with no first aid background and leave with full knowledge. Have learnt a lot that I will carry on for the rest of life. Great course Well done.’
Marc

‘I feel more confidant with CPR. I learnt identification of sickness, excellent techniques for CPR and Choking.’
Heather

‘You exhale 16% Oxygen.’
Andrew

‘This course was the best ever first aid course I have been on.’
Billy

‘Excellent Course which had a good combination of theory and practical elements. Have learned a lot. Great life skill’
Scott

‘Practical exercises were demonstrated in a way that processes made logical sense when applied. Perfectly suited course content.’
Andrew

‘Very informative, teacher was very approachable and put across points well.’
Michael

‘Friendly teacher, very informative and interactive course.’
Elizabeth

‘Very Comprehensive.’
Morena

‘Reinforced previous training, Good refresher course.’
Colin

‘I have become aware of how to carry out first aid. I have learnt how to apply first aid in an emergency. Felt comfortable all day. Had fun. Enjoyed the experience.’
John

‘Enjoyable and informative.’
Ian

‘Course was comprehensive and very good.’
Brian

‘Very enjoyable and informative course. Learned a lot of new, useful skills and knowledge.’
Ewan

‘The style of how the course was delivered was very relaxed making the overall course more enjoyable and helped us to take in the content better. Thanks.’
Garry

‘Course was thoroughly enjoyable with a good mix of theory and practical demonstrations and exercises.’
Paul

‘The trainer was great. She made me feel very comfortable. Thank you for teaching first aid to me I really enjoyed the course and got a lot of useful information out of it.’

‘The trainer was very helpful with things you don’t understand.’
Kimberley

‘Good communication skills, engagful presentation, clear demonstrations.’
Lucy

‘Thank you very much was dreading doing a night class but really enjoyed it.’
Morna

‘The trainer was great! enthusiastic, cheery and made class enjoyable. Very interesting person to listen to :).’
Morna

‘Very Helpful and explained things in a manner easily understandable. very approachable.’
Laura C

‘Very helpful, explained things clearly.’
Liz

‘The trainer was excellent, Great job.’
Alex

‘The trainer was very helpful and presented the course very well with lots of information.’
Shannon

‘The trainer was very effective. It has raised my awareness and confidance.’
Andrea

‘Trainer was very knowledgeable regarding the course, while making the course enjoyable and making people feel at ease.’
Dawn

‘Very approachable and made us feel relaxed’
Susan N

‘Good clear explanations, relevant stories, time taken to go over all areas well. Very approachable.’
Karen

‘The trainer was helpful, and used simple terms when explaining things.’
Janice

‘My confidence in dealing with an emergency 1st aid situation has exceeded my expectations.’
Andrew

‘Very important and would really recommend this course to large and small organisations.’
Walid Hassan

‘Excellent instruction.’
Nigel Walker

‘Felt comfortable asking Chrisy any questions as she was approachable.’
Jean Blair

‘Thank you for all your experience and knowledge!’
Kae McGarrity

‘Refreshed my first aid as legislation has changed over the years since I last took the course. Very enjoyable.’
Stephen Finch

‘Great course, I feel confidant to help casualties and found the instructor friendly and helpful.’
Garry Grant, 17

‘I found many things useful on the course, I never realised first aid could be so simple in some cases. Not too hard for learners.’

I have a new awareness of how not turning away from a situation out of ignorance can help people a lot.’
Alan

‘Up to date and informative covering wide aspects of first aid and related to current project on inland waterways. Presented in an understandable way, very informative.’
Marie

‘It was broken up into theory & practical and had a little light humour to keep us going. Our instructor was very supportive, fun, easy to follow and she knew her stuff. Well taught and was fun.’
Naomi

Relaxed informal atmosphere and encouraging of participants to ask questions and comment on own experiences. Great Day!’
Anna