Professional, enjoyable and memorable first aid courses in Devon and Cornwall.

Welcome to White Cross Training

White Cross Training is an independent, family-run business, dedicated to providing the highest standard first aid training. Get in touch to see how we can support you in meeting all your training requirements.

There’s lots of first aid training providers out there, so why choose us?

You may find cheaper instructors, but you’ll be hard pushed to find people who are as compassionate, knowledgeable and excellent at teaching to deliver your first aid course.

Our feedback says it all! Take a look at our testimonials...

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First Aid Courses with White Cross Training

The courses we offer will give you the knowledge and skills to enable you to deal with emergency situations in or out of your home and workplace. Keeping you safe is what we are all about. Please visit What We Offer for more information about the training that we provide.

Our workplace first aid courses are very popular as are our paediatric, family and pet first aid courses. We also offer courses for care settings as well as first aid courses that are designed specifically for people working in sport, with horses, or who require additional forestry training.

Additionally, online and blended first aid courses are also available to book.

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First Aid Event Cover with White Cross Training

We also provide professional, high-quality first aid event cover across Devon and Cornwall. So that your employees and event attendees and participants are safe, you will need to undertake a risk assessment to determine your first aid requirements.

Our team are caring and safe and have the skills, knowledge and understanding to provide the appropriate care to a casualty prior to the arrival of an ambulance.

Find out more about your responsibilities and get a quote for your first aid event cover.

Based in Plymouth, but covering the whole of Devon and Cornwall, White Cross Training is run by Laurence and Sam Peacock. Find out more about us and our small team here.

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What our delegates say...

At the end of every course delegates are provided with the opportunity to leave feedback and we are proud to say that our score is mostly 5/5.

Below is just some of the feedback that White Cross Training has received.


Barrel Jellyfish, Portuguese Man-o'-war and Lion's Mane Jellyfish are shown all floating sea animals that sting

Sting Alert: Stinging Wildlife (UK) and First Aid Treatment

Introduction: Navigating the Sting – Understanding Stinging Wildlife in the UK As the temperatures rise, the outdoors beckons us to explore the lush expanses of temperate rainforests, coast, woods, grasslands, and moors. With fine weather, the allure of swimming in the sea or venturing into rocky alcoves becomes irresistible. Yet, amidst our outdoor adventures, we must remember that we are

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An older gentleman - with a moustache and some missing teeth. Would you use hands only CPR or compressions and rescue breaths?

Would You Kiss A Stranger: CPR without mouth-to-mouth

Introduction This First Aid Insight explores compression-only or hands-only CPR. This is where the so-called ‘kiss of life’ is not used. Instead, the technique involves continuous chest compressions. Let’s start with a scenario so you can understand why it is important to know about this technique. First Responder Scenario So, imagine this. One morning, taking a stroll in your local

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