About Us

Take a look at the story behind Acute.

About Acute First Aid

Acute is led by Ruth Croucher, a highly accomplished trainer, with over 35 years of experience in first aid training. Ruth, together with our other trainers and assessors, always push for the highest standards. Constantly maintaining up to date knowledge, we are dedicated to providing you with exceptional training, whatever your needs.

What We Offer

As a company, we solely focus on First Aid. In addition, our trainers are experts in this field, which means the training we offer is of the highest standard. Whether it’s one of our many practical workplace courses, our interactive E-Learning, or a specific course you require, we can provide you with the right training.

We're Committed

We provide the very best practical and professional training courses, accommodating all training needs. Our company also meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. These rules ensure you supply adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel. In turn, this enables first aid to be given to your employees, should they become ill or injured at work. 

First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) approved.

Acute First Aid is approved by the First Aid Industry Body – Approval Number 73/07(372). The FAIB Approval and Monitoring Systems guarantees our consistency and high standards, and also holds third party certification via UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service).

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Why Choose Us?

You can rely on us to deliver knowledge-packed courses in a thoroughly enjoyable environment. We ensure everyone leaves confident in their First Aid abilities. Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at the feedback we receive at the end of our courses. We’re approved by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) and always retaining up to date knowledge in line with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

We’ve made it easy for you with some key reasons why to choose us:

We offer a variety of Workplace, Public and E-Learning courses. Perfect for self-employed individuals, companies, or general members of the public keen to learn invaluable skills.

Our prices beat that of many of our competitors! Gain life-saving skills and vital knowledge, in a fun and interactive course, for a great price.

We can come to you, at a time that suits you; two students upwards. Alternatively, you can come to one of our venues. Check out our public courses page for more information.

Unimpressed with other Online First Aid Courses? We are too; which is why we’ve created our own unique, interactive and engaging E-Learning courses that we know you’ll enjoy.

As a renowned First Aid Training company, we receive lots of feedback at the end of our courses. Hear what our happy customers have to say and take a look at our testimonials.

We offer bespoke courses to suit your interests or needs. We are totally flexible; available any day of the week, during the day or evening. We can provide general first aid talks, or add some extras to a workplace course.

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Ruth Croucher

Ruth, the owner of Acute First Aid, has over 35 years’ experience of first aid training, from assessing to teaching. In earlier years, she joined the British Red Cross as a youth member, later working full time in their Surrey Headquarters. Subsequently, she quickly became involved in a number of things. These include, First Aid, Nursing, Welfare, Ambulance Aid and Training the Trainer. However, she now concentrates exclusively on First Aid Training.

Leading Acute First Aid means Ruth now spends her time training in a range of settings. For example; hospitals, schools, churches, charities, offices and research institutions. Utilising all of her life-saving knowledge, she has successfully conducted hundreds of outstanding first aid courses.

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