Our First Aid instructor


Dave Taylor our lead instructor has over 29 years service in the emergency services.  Dave is also an 'ambulance technician' within the motorsport/horse racing industry and holds an enhanced DBS certificate.


Dave has attended numerous incidents where First Aid has been successful and unsuccessful.  This allows Dave to build these 'real life' experiences into our training scenarios.


Dave is also available if you require a 'freelance' instructor for one of your courses.





  • Approved First Aid for Mental Health instructor
  • Registered RTITB Instructor for Driver CPC
  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF)
  • Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) for First Aid
  • Level 3 Award in the Delivery of Conflict Management
  • Level 3 Award in Physical Intervention
  • Approved First Aid instructor
  • Approved Health & Safety Instructor
  • Approved Manual Handling Instructor
  • Approved Fire Safety Instructor
  • Approved Outdoor First Aid instructor
  • Approved Catastrophic Bleeding instructor
  • Approved Airway Managment instructor
  • Approved Defibrillation instructor
  • Approved Oxygen Therapy instructor
  • Approved Anaphylaxis Management instructor
  • Approved Safeguarding instructor
  • Recognised by the Institute of the Motor Industry as a Certificated Automotive Trainer and a Certificated Automotive Assessor

First Aid

  • Level 4 First Response Emergency Care (FREC)
  • Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
  • Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid
  • Level 3 Award in Oxygen Therapy Administration
  • Level 3 Award in Immediate Management of Anaphlaxis
  • Level 2 Award in CPR & AED
  • Canine First Aid
  • Certificate in Forensic and Medical Science awarded by the University of Edinburgh

Health & Safety

  • Level 3 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace
  • Level 2 Award in Manual Handling - Principles and Practise
  • Level 2 Award in Fire Safety

Safeguarding & Mental Health

  • Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health
  • Level 3 Award in Safeguarding & Protecting Children, Young People or Vulnerable Adults


  • B.T.E.C. Ordinary National Certificate in Motor Vehicle Engineering
  • Level 2 City and Guilds Certificate in Drivers Hours Recording Equipment Examination and Calibration Techniques
  • Certificate of Professional Competence in National Road Haulage Operations
  • Various technical qualifications
  • Full licence holder for cars, motorcycles, large goods vehicles and trailers and passenger carrying vehicles
  • Registered with the Engineering Council as an Engineering Technician.  Awarded the Licentiateship of the City and Guilds Institute in Road Transport Engineering
  • An Advanced Automotive Engineer, Member of the Society of Operations Engineers, Member of the Institute of Road Transport Engineers and Member of the Institute of the Motor Industry


  • Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry