Lossiemouth Outfit Moray charity to start offering bespoke first aid training courses
Lossie-based outdoor learning and adventure charity Outfit Moray has expanded its team of first aid instructors.
The association has been providing first aid courses to the general public for several years and new team members will now enable the service to expand its training and offer new bespoke courses to local businesses and businesses.
Karen Cox, trustee and fundraiser for the charity, said: ‘We offer a wide range of courses from the four-hour Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training to the Occupational First Aid option of 6pm which means we can accommodate most workplaces first. needs help in Moray.
“The funds we raise through the delivery of these courses are reinvested to help us continue to deliver our comprehensive program of life-changing outdoor learning and adventure activities for young people in Moray, especially those who are vulnerable or disadvantaged.”
The charity delivers its accredited courses through WorkSafe, an independent first aid training provider and the charity is now able to expand the types of training offered.
Senior First Aid Instructor and President of Outfit Moray, Claire Alldritt said: “All of our classes are taught by qualified tutors who have extensive experience in a wide variety of outdoor sports, as well as training in teaching, lifesaving in the mountains and in paramedicine.
“Our classes have a supportive environment and a high percentage of hands-on time with plenty of scenarios to practice, improve and gain confidence in. We can tailor our classes as much as possible to mimic the environment in which participants might have to use their qualification, and can offer advice to ensure people take the appropriate course to cover the HSE requirements of their organization or lifestyle.”
Charlotte Mountain from the Riding for the Disabled Association, who took part in a bespoke course, said: “Our bespoke workplace emergency first aid course was everything we wanted, needed and more. It was so kind of them to adapt the day and especially include the different situations we might find ourselves in at Cranloch Equestrian Centre. I have taken various first aid courses over the years and I definitely came away from yesterday much more confident in my own abilities and knowledge.
For more information on Outfit Moray’s first aid courses, visit www.outfitmoray.com/first-aid-training-courses or email [email protected]