About Us

First aid courses Scotland

Our mission- First Aid courses Scotland

To train first aiders to have the knowledge and confidence to save lives in remote places by running first aid courses Scotland.

Outdoor First Aid Limited is dedicated to providing outdoor first aid courses Scotland, to Outdoor Instructors. Additionally the company run courses for Overseas Expeditions.

Administrative Office 27 Melvaig, Gairloch, IV21 2EA

Contact0333 4330 731 (free to mobile and landlines callers) or mobile 07585 723763

Email info@outdoor-first-aid-courses.com

Company Number SC403489

Our Director

About Us – Cory Jones has worked in the outdoor industry for over 20 years. He first ran first aid training courses for the Red Cross in 2001. Since 2005 he has been an accredited ITC First Aid Provider. The company now delivers both HSE approved and SQA accredited outdoor first aid courses Scotland.

In 2008 Cory set up First Aid Academy in the Lancashire area and won the ‘New Business of the Year 2008 Award’. The award recognised exceptional achievements by a businesses in Lancashire. This lead to the company running nearly 250 first aid training courses in 2010. Additionally Cory is also a graduate of the prestigious WEMSI first aid school.

With a move to Scotland in 2011 Cory set up Outdoor First Aid Limited. Thus becoming as a Scottish based training consultancy to deliver First Aid courses Scotland.

First Aid courses Scotland

Outdoor First Aid Limited is a registered company based in Scotland. The company delivers high quality first aid training, including First Aid at Work courses. The first aid training courses run by the company are well respected, because the trainers we use are highly skilled. They undertake an annually training and assessment evaluation in order to remain part of our training team. Additionally the first aid courses are interactive. This helps to give participants greater confidence when dealing with first aid accidents and incidents.

First Aid Training Cooperative


Cory is one of the founder members of First Aid Training Co-operative.




First Aid courses scotlandMember of Association of First Aid TrainersMember Moutain Training AssociationCory has a host of outdoor qualifications including International Mountain Leader Award, Single Pitch Award and Trail Cycle Leader Award. Recently Cory has turned his hand to sea kayaking and is now a BCU/SCA (4*) Sea Kayak Leader. Cory is a qualified teacher and has a master’s degree in Environmental Management. Cory has successfully attended the Wild Scotland Wilderness Guide Training Programme.


Cory trained as an ecologist. Additionally he has run bird watching tours for Field Studies Council & HF Holidays. Also he has worked for the RSPB as an Education Officer and Reserve Officer. Cory used to be Centre Manager at Malham Tarn Field Centre, a residential outdoor centre in the Yorkshire Dales.

As manager of the Lake District National Park Education Service he organised and helped deliver courses to 6,500 children a year. Cory then became as Deputy Director of Sheffield Wildlife Trust. To support around 100 project officers at the Trust Cory was was involved in raising up to £4,000,000 per year.

Since 2001 Cory has guided across the globe for a number of UK based expedition companies including KE Adventure, Mountain Kingdoms and Wilderness Expertise.


Cory has a passion for travel in, and on, the big mountain ranges of the world. He has experience of expedition leading in Pakistan, Ladakh, Nepal, Patagonia, the Middle East and Africa. Over the winter 2009/10 Cory led a three man team which successfully crossed the Southern Patagonian Ice Cap. A place reputed to have the worst weather in the world!

In 2017 Cory walked 700 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail and 400 miles of the Oregon Coastal Trail.

First Aid courses delivered at your venue.  Therefore saving staff time and travel expenses to go to a different venue.

Outdoor First Aid

Emergency First Aid at Work and First Aid at Work

Forestry +F courses

Sports First Aid

Paediatric First Aid

AED training