First Aid Borders
Mountainside to Pitchside
Things we can do for you
We do this
You learn how to make decisions….. Become “Advanced at the basics”. First aid is easy, you are already experts, learn how to use the skills and knowledge you have to save lives. Our courses are simple and effective, built on years of experience we know that in an emergency you need a simple tool kit, easy to deploy and always effective.
“Best course I have ever done….” Is often our feedback, why? Because what we do is fun and informative. Come and find out for yourself.
WE ARE AWESOME AT THIS
Our trainers are all outdoor practitioners, regularly teaching biking, skiing, climbing, mountain skills etc. We are all serving members of Scottish Mountain Rescue, we know how to perform in a tricky situation, our experience is valuable to you helping you to understand that when the chips are down we need to think clearly and make good decisions.
More important than that, we are all educators, we love thinking about how to make learning fun and effective – sharing our thoughts with folk who teach, asking for their input and advice to make sure our courses meet everyone’s needs.
WE DO THIS AS WELL
We accredit ourselves through an awarding body, ITC. This gives you the confidence that our courses are externally moderated! We are checked annually and our courses are recognized nationally by the SQA, SCQF and OfQual. Have confidence that a FAB course really is a Fab course.
We can tailor courses to meet you sector needs, we teach everyone! From a short Defib course to a 2 day Outdoor far from help course we can deliver to you, just speak to us.
OUR SUPPORT IS THE BEST
WE LISTEN to our customers, design courses to meet your needs and deliver. We want you to leave our course knowing you can return to us, ask questions, get follow up training or just phone to talk through a situation which may have occurred relating to first aid.
Why use FAB ?
A little bit of FAB background info.
First Aid Borders Ltd is a well established training centre affiliated to the awarding body ITC, and is based in the Tweed Valley with training venues all over Scotland.
“Advanced at the Basics” is our core value our candidates leave their training course with a simple and effective toolkit needed to manage any first aid situation. Courses are very practical and range from short first response courses to regulated 16hr Outdoor First aid and Incident management courses.
All our trainers are members of Mountain Rescue in Scotland along with being qualified trainers with backgrounds in education, providing flexible and needs based training to fit the requirements of any work or recreation situation.
What our customers say
Don’t just take our word, take theirs:
“The sports first aid course was so relevant to our
workplace, the formulae is simple and easy to remember. Jen’s
experience of first aid is brilliant and very reassuring!”
“I was impressed by the time and thought our instructor, Jen, put into preparing a class specifically for us. She made it fun and engaging; I left with a solid understanding of how to react in a first aid situation. Thank you for planning this for us.”Jayne | Student Vet