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One of the UK's leading and largest national training providers

A portfolio of 200+ courses, delivered by a team of over 100 trainers operating 7 days a week including evenings.

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Book your course today

You can now book some of our most popular in-house classroom training courses directly from our online shop.

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Health and Social Care Training

We are endorsed by Skills for Care as a high-quality health and social care training provider and offer a wide range of courses on a local and national level to guide workers in the health and social care sector along the training pathway.

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Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training

First Response Training can provide essential training in line with the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Framework for Learning Disabilities and Autism. This standardised training package has been developed by Health Education England (HEE) and Skills for Care.

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Delegated Healthcare Tasks

First Response Training can now offer high quality training courses in specialist delegated healthcare tasks. Delivered by a competent practitioner in a classroom environment, these courses all include simulated practical activity and practical sign-off.

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Early Years Training

We work with hundreds of schools, pre-schools, nurseries, childcare agencies, children’s playgrounds and activity centres every year to deliver a range of first aid, health and safety and special focus training for their staff.

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Workplace training

We deliver more than 100 different subjects in the fields of first aid, health and safety, fire safety, food hygiene, specialist safety, and professional development.

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Creating safer working environments with people who care...

First Response Training is one of the UK’s leading and largest dedicated training providers, successfully delivering courses to in excess of 70,000 delegates every year. Our vision is simple: we create safer working environments through the delivery of a range of quality training solutions across health and social care, early years, schools and all other industry sectors throughout the UK. We have offices in the Midlands and London, as well as a number of training facilities based across the UK. Together with our large team of highly qualified and experienced trainers, this enables us to cover all four corners of the UK and deliver training at your premises, wherever you are based.

We are unique in the depth and breadth of our course portfolio and can offer training in the fields of first aid, health and safety, fire safety, food hygiene, social care, and specialist professional development topics for all industry sectors. Our training solutions are tailored to meet client needs, with bespoke courses developed by our dedicated Curriculum Team and delivered via tutor-led learning, distance learning, e-learning, or interactive webinar sessions.

With a focus on quality and added value ...

We work with thousands of organisations from across the UK, spanning the public and private sector and all industry types, and know how to meet and exceed diverse needs and expectations. Our client base includes UK police forces, local authorities, NHS trusts and health authorities, schools, colleges and universities, national care providers, professional and regulatory bodies, international hospitality chains, major retailers and construction firms. Many of our customers have been with us for several years and 99% of businesses who train with us would use us again and recommend us to others.

We attribute our growth and success since our foundation in 1997 to our commitment to quality. Clients come to us, and consistently stay with us, because of our robust quality management systems. Every client receives dedicated personal account management and our advisors use a collaborative approach to determine the best solution for each organisation and the people within it. Our training courses are designed and rigorously reviewed by our Curriculum Team for total quality assurance. This ensures we stay at the forefront of changes to legislation and standards as well as maintaining expert sector knowledge. Training quality is further underlined through our approved centre status with prestigious, national awarding bodies including Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). We are also an endorsed by Skills for Care.