Meet Our Training Team

Our first aid and safety training team are experts who have years of experience dealing with real emergencies.

MEET OUR TEAM

Our team is at heart of what makes our training great. All of our courses are delivered by medical professionals who have years of experience dealing with real life emergencies.

From frontline ambulance service paramedics, to ex-army medics and firefighters, our trainers share their own first aid experiences to make learning fun and memorable.

Andy Lockey First on Scene

Dr Andy Lockey
Medical Director

Andy is a Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine and Chairman of the Advance Life Support Course Committee of the Resuscitation Council (UK). He is also a member of the Education Committee of the European Resuscitation Council and holds a Masters Degree in Medical Education.

First On Scene Trainer Alison Morrell

Alison Morrell

Alison is a Registered Paramedic with over 12 years’ experience in the Ambulance Service and has undertaken various roles including Clinical Team Leader and Solo Responder. She holds an AET teaching qualification and delivers a wide range of courses to NHS staff.

First On Scene Trainer Andy Shaw

Andy Shaw

Andy worked on the front line for Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) for 5 years before joining the First on Scene team full time. He has taught first aid on a range of courses for over 5 years and has completed qualifications in both teaching and assessing and pre-hospital care. He continues to develop his skills and has a passion for teaching. By passing on his knowledge he feels he is making a real difference.

First On Scene Training Instructor Dave Atkinson

Dave Atkinson

Dave has previously worked in the Fire and Rescue Service delivering first aid training to operational fire-fighters. He has been a trainer for over 15 years and holds regulated pre-hospital care, teaching and assessing qualifications.

First On Scene Trainer Dave Heslop

Dave Heslop

Dave worked as a Paramedic for 21 years and has taught first aid for nearly 30 years. He holds a regulated teaching and assessing qualification and is also a qualified driving instructor.

First On Scene Trainer Gary Page

Gary Page

Gary served as a Paramedic with North West Ambulance Service before joining First on Scene. He holds qualifications in teaching and assessing as well as pre-hospital care and regularly delivers our First Response Emergency Care (FREC) courses.

First On Scene Trainer Graham Platts

Graham Platts

Graham served in the Fire and Rescue Service for over 22 years and during this time has spent 8 years working as a Training Officer, delivering courses to operational staff. He holds a Certificate in Education (Cert Ed) and has taught pre-hospital care and first aid for over 15 years.

First On Scene Trainer Jayne Myers

Jayne Myers

Jayne worked in the Ambulance Service for 20 years, serving 12 years as a Paramedic. Jayne holds a City & Guilds Teaching Certificate and has over 10 years’ experience in delivering a wide range of courses, including instructor programmes and courses in the field of pre-hospital care.

First On Scene Trainer Joanne Moore

Joanne Moore

Joanne has worked as a Trainer for Yorkshire Air Ambulance and as a Field Based Assessor for the Ambulance Service. She has taught first aid for over 10 years and holds a City & Guilds Certificate in Teaching.

First On Scene Trainer john lilley

John Lilley

John worked for the Ambulance Service for over 30 years and was promoted to the role of Senior Paramedic Tutor. Since joining First on Scene in 2013, his teaching skills and clinical knowledge have made him a valuable member of our training team.

First On Scene Trainer Michelle Pochin

Michelle Pochin

Michelle worked for the East Midlands Ambulance Service for nearly 10 years. Her roles included working as a Paramedic Solo Responder and a mentor for student Paramedics. Michelle has a passion for teaching first aid and has recently gained an Education and Training qualification.

First On Scene Trainer Ron Walker

Ron Walker

Ron served as a medic in the armed forces before joining East Midlands Ambulance Service. He has taught first aid for over 22 years and holds a City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training. Ron has delivered our First Response Emergency Care (FREC) and Teaching & Assessing First Aid (TAFA) instructor qualifications to Police Forces, Fire and Rescue Services and the Royal Air Force.

First On Scene Trainer Ryan Price

Ryan Price

Ryan is a HCPC registered paramedic with over ten years’ experience in the Ambulance Service. During this time he gained valuable experience working on rapid response vehicles and mentoring student paramedics. He holds a formal teaching qualification and delivers a wide range of First on Scene courses, including our First Response Emergency Care (FREC) qualifications.

First On Scene Trainer Sue Bower

Sue Bower

Sue is an experienced Paramedic who has responded to front line emergencies for almost 30 years. She holds a formal teaching qualification and delivers a wide range of courses, including our First Response Emergency Care (FREC) courses.

"I have been using First on Scene for all our First Aid training for the past 4 years. I find them efficient, reliable and professional. First on Scene are able to make the training ‘come alive’ as their trainers have years of real life experience." Hazel Archer RGN, DIP HE (OH), Occupational Health Manager at Greggs
"The feedback I get from my team is always extremely positive and the trainers manage to inject some humour into what can be a very dull subject as I always hear laughing coming from the training room! I would definitely recommend First on Scene Training as your first aid training provider!" Emma Vithlani, Mind
"First on Scene are excellent trainers of First Aid needs. The team regularly trains the First Aiders in the RSPB Northern Region and the service that they provide is second to none." Craig Hartley, Visitor Operations Manager at RSPB
"First on Scene’s training was excellent and the feedback from the clinical and admin staff was extremely positive." Maria Lawton, Practice Manager at Hall Green Surgery
"First on Scene are always very polite on the phone and extremely helpful when we have queries. I find their services very efficient with joining instructions coming minutes after putting the phone down. I would definitely recommend First on Scene and will continue to use their service for any first aid training in the future." Danielle Hunt, Learning & Development Coordinator at Leeds Building Society