At Avocet Training Ltd, we believe that everyone should feel confident in their ability to administer life saving first aid. Whether that means honing your existing skills or diving into something new, our instructors can help you acquire the training you’re looking for. 


Our course selection is varied and can be adapted fit all needs and skill levels. Browse our site to learn more, and get in touch with any questions.

Our Team


Jane Harris

Operational Emergency Ambulance Technician, with years of experience in frontline NHS ambulance shifts and both voluntary and private event cover. 


Jon Simpson

Highly experienced aerial arborist offering consultation and assistance with the forestry first aid courses offered by Avocet Training Ltd

HSE Guidance


Avocet Training Ltd encourages employers to follow guidance from HSE in how they select their training provider.

No training providers are endorsed or certified by the HSE, as they now place the responsibility of choosing a suitable trainer on the employer. 

Further details from HSE can be found here:

First aid training providers

First aid needs assessment 

Our Qualifications


Awarding Organisation

FAA is an Ofqual and SQA regulated Awarding Organisation.


FAA are who approve all regulated course content and assessment methods, they are in partnership with the Forestry Commission for the First Aid +F course


Training Centre

Nuco providers Quality Assurance and monitoring for our regulated courses, and annually audit instructors.

Nuco also helps disseminate any updates from the Resuscitation Council (UK) to instructors.

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Training Provider

All of our instructors hold:


Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Certification in all courses offered

Real world experience of incidents and administering emergency treatment including CPR.