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All our courses can be delivered 'in house'

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Our Venues:

The Chestnut Centre, Chestnut Street, Huddersfield HD2 1HJ


The Zone, Huddersfield Giants Community Trust, St Andrews Road, Huddersfield HD1 6PT

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The Chestnut Centre. Huddersfield HD2 1HJ
The Zone, Huddersfield HD1 6PT


Covid updates from 07/05/2022

  • You have the option of a free-standing, full-height infection control screen between you and the person next to you. 
  • Masks are now personal choice
  • Please arrive on time. Late comers will be asked to re book onto another course.              
  • We have a health declaration form to complete                                                                        

We will continue to review and update our measures in line with any latest government guidance. 


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Your Friendly Team…

We want you to get the most from your training, so we ensure all our tutors have the knowledge, skills and experiences to ensure you leave confident and competent in your first aid skills



Covid 19 Comments: I am really impressed with the care you are taking
L Robinson

Covid 19 Comments: Thank you very much to you and Helen for your very thorough and reassuring communications regarding the measures you have put in place.
Childminder Kirklees

Covid 19 Comments Thanks for all this information Iain,
Holly Guite, Bradley Bar Day Nursery

Covid 19 Comments Thank you for booking her onto the course and for providing all the precautions listed below to keep everyone safe. I will pass this onto her so that she is aware of these measures.
Business Manager at a Kirklees School

Covid 19 Comments: Myself and my husband were having a conversation about how this would effect your sector and we both agreed that you are such smart operators you would find a way through it all.
Childcare Professional Kirklees

Very Very good course. Really enjoyed it
J. Ward, KNH (November 2019) : First Aid at Work

Excellent worthwhile course. Confident tutor
C Farrimond Kirklees Council (November 2019) : 3 Day First Aid at Work

Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Tutors knowledgable and clearly and concisley explained the course content and made it fun but thoroughy. Very good hands on assessment and visuals
J Ryan, Kirklees School Business Manager (October 2019) : 3 Day First Aid at Work

Excellent and engaging- every subject was covered in a knowledgeable and interesting way. Highly recommend
F Thornton, School Business Officer (October 2019) : 3 Day First Aid at Work

For the second time, excellent training, personable, caring focused on the moods of the learner. I would be really interested in the Mental Health First Aid and working with you in the future
L. Merriman, Home-Start Volunteer (April 2019)

A fantastic trainer. I learned alot as I am a trainer myself! Thank you so much for all your guidance too, to better my teaching. Very much appreciated!
K. Binns, Gem Compliance (March 2019)

I was very anxious about attending, but both trainers made me feel at ease and made things easy to understand! I feel confident about any future first aid I have to minister.
A. Wilby,Thornhill Lees I & N School (March 2019)

Very imformative course, well taught. Gave me the confidence to feel that I could tackle a first aid emergency.
A. Poulson, Kirklees (March 2019)

Excellent cours, great pace, tone & sebse of humour. Made to feel welcome and encouraged to join in.
M. Hyde, Thronhill J & I School (March 2019)

Could you pass on a massive thanks to Steve for the training this week it was fantastic. I’ve been on loads of first aid courses in the past and this is by far the best. The practical element and all the scenarios were real... Read More
D. Boothman, Roche Healthcare (October 2018)

Hi, I recently had some first aid training with you guys (Steve carried it out) and I can't thank you enough. I work at Bridge End Nursery and this morning my son choked on his breakfast (he is five). After asking him if h... Read More
J. Gee, Bridge End Nursery (September 2018)

Stephen and myself had a fantastic day today with Purple Dog doing our First Aid training. Steve Moss was excellent and very informative, making the whole day fun and relaxing. I would highly recommend Purple Dog. I even mana... Read More
M. Shickell, Team Teach (September 2018)

Please pass on my thanks to Helen and Steve for the excellent training. The course was outstanding. Intensive and appropriate. It was really helpful how they addressed my own junior football likely issues even though I wa... Read More
A. Holmes (March 2018)

Thank you to you for organising the first aid training this week and a very big thank you to Steve for his delivery of the course. From chatting to the team they all felt Steve did a great job and kept them engaged throughou... Read More
J. Binns, Manor House Lindley (March 2018)

Excellent - thanks Debbie for being so thorough. Would definitely come back.
K Warren (March 2018)

Gavin has been amazing and taught me what I need to know. Many thanks.
M Khalil Khatoon (February 2018)

Excellent 2 day first aid course, Steve is a brilliant instructor who always kept every aspect informative & interesting. Certainly has helped build my confidence in being a first aider greatly. Would thoroughly recommend to ... Read More
M Bailey (January 2018)

Just passed my first aid and it’s been great... Helen was our tutor and she was brilliant!!... so informative, patient and such a lovely lady.. she made the course so interesting and I now feel so much more confident within... Read More
L Spencer (December 2017)

Amazing training would not use anyone else for our staff's Paediatric First Aid training. Steve is remarkable. He keeps all the staff engaged, using his knowledge, experience and wit. Cannot recommend him enough.
K.Thomas, My Little Barn Owls (November 2017)

Brilliant working with Steve (for our First Aid at Work training), looking forward to many more courses.
R. Priestley, Bifold Fluid Power (November2017)

We were all really impressed with Steve, who delivered out Fire Marshal training. He was enthusiastic, knew the subject, engaged well with everyone and ultimately encouraged an active involvement from all our staff who were o... Read More
A. Fletcher, Fothergill Engineered Fabrics (November 2017)

Steve from Purple Dog delivered our CPD First Aid training. We had the course delivered at a time that was convenient for our practice. It was by far the most fun, engaging and informative course that we have experienced
R. Dilley, Town Hall Dental (May 2017)

My nursery staff attended a Paediatric First Aid course with Purple Dog in April 2017. As it was the first time I had booked training with Purple Dog, I was keen to ask my staff what they had thought of the training. The fee... Read More
E. Patterson, Ossett Childcare Preschool (April 2017)

When booking a First Aid course for Honley Cricket Club, we wanted the course to be fun, informative & run at a time to suit us. The booking process was easy & straight-forward and Steve was excellent at delivering the course... Read More
C. Coombs, Honley Cricket Club (March 2017)

Had a fantastic day at Purple Dog today. Feeling much more confident should an emergency or anything 'orrible happen. I would recommend Purple Dog to anyone. #ADayWellSpent! Thank you Purple Dog
S Doe (March 2017)

Highly recommend these guys!! A fun way to learn essential knowledge that could save someone's life!!!! Was very nervous about attending but I was put at total ease with their friendly approach!!! Both Steve and Gavin taught ... Read More
C Fisher (March 2017)

The training provider of choice :-) Steve is completely passionate about his subject and it shows. I would trust anyone who has been passed as competant by Purple Dog as this is where they differ from other training providers... Read More
B Ramage (March 2017)

Friendly and approachable staff who are well practised in the subjects they deliver training on. I hope to see them all again soon.
D Smith (March 2017)

Had a great 2 day first aid course thanks to everyone at purple dog, c u in 3 years time!
N. Summers (February 2017)

Fantastic training course at purple dog, they really know there stuff, first aid at work is a must for all.
C. Wenzel (Spring Clean January 2017)

"Thank you for all the courses I have taken over the years, it has helped me save a life or two"
D. Clifford (January 2017)

Really good baby first aid course with Helen yesterday. She has a very good way of teaching you really important things in a very relaxed enjoyable way. I certainly will remember how to do baby CPR now. As Helen said at the e... Read More
A Young (December 2016)

Myself and Lindsay completed the 2 hour baby first aid course and throughly enjoyed it, very educational but made fun!!! Thanks so much for helping us and we'd highly recommend your company for any future courses
D. Macintyre (December 2016)

Thank you for my first aid training Thursday and yesterday. Was very good and interesting. Also thank you for my health and safety training today
C Haughton-Fox (December 2016)

Thank you to Steve for delivering an excellent course today. My son Callum also attended and we have learnt some valuable skills. Great delivery that suited everyone. Thank you
L Sutcliffe (December 2016)

Really enjoyed my two day first aid course and Steve the course leader was very enthusiastic and you could tell he enjoyed what he was doing, l learnt alot because of the good warm environment
C Quinn (October 2016)

Love this company...not only do u recieve great training u come away with new friends...all the staff are so friendly. Looking forward to going back soon. Keep up the excellent work guys. Love u all x
S Bell (October 2016)

Just completed our Paediatric First Aid course with Steve, great training and full of excellent knowledge. Thank you so much Steve. Looking forward to more training with your company, highly recommended
F. Wilson, Chuckles Day Nursery (October 2016)

Really informative, good environment, good facilities would recommend to others. Steve was fantastic and made me feel confident in what i was doing thank you
M. Turton Douglas (October 16)

We used Purple Dog again, as we knew that the course would be delivered in the right way for the staff...We take the care & safety of the children in our nursery very seriously & wanted to ensure we had the best training. Pur... Read More
A.Lee, Little Acorns (Nov 2016)

I decided to try Purple Dog Ltd as they were local & I'd heard good things about them. The training was the best I've had, so much so that we are going to use them for all First Aid training & will be booking H&S courses with... Read More
C Bond, Colin Appleyard (Oct 2016)

We were in need of urgent training to ensure the well being of children in our school. We approached Purple Dog and they were approachable, efficient and professional and able to offer us the training within the week. The lea... Read More
C. Hamilton, Moldgreen Community Primary School (Oct 2016)

I have been a first Aider at school for a number of years, I have done lots of First Aid courses during this time. Purple Dog deliver the best courses I have done.
S. Broadhead, Kirkheaton Primary School (Oct 2016)

I did a First Aid At Work course with Purple Dog last week – I was expecting it to be a bit dull and that I’d be sat watching videos all day but it turned out to be good fun. The tutor got everyone talking and the atmosp... Read More
G. Edwards. Clive Brook (Oct 2016)

When looking for a training company, we wanted one that showed us they understood our industry, ran quality courses & were friendly & professional. Purple Dog ticked all the boxes for us & we will be going back for more train... Read More
Lucy W, Yorkshire Sport Foundation (Oct 2016)

A fantastic first aid course for new parents & grandparents...delivered in a fun & engaging way...The atmosphere was relaxed meaning it was easy to take part with baby in tow! We now feel much more confident we would know wha... Read More
Amy B (Aug 2016)

I just wanted to say thank you for arranging the training for me. I have to say that it was the best CPR training I have attended and I will definitely be back in touch to renew my training in the future.
Terry C, Huddersfield Neuro Physiotherapy (August 2016)

Purple Dog ran a Paediatric First Aid course at our nursery. This made the training convenient & specific to our setting. Steve made the sessions fun & interactive, making sure we would know how to respond in a First Aid situ... Read More
Donna B, The Hollytree Nursery (June 2016)

Aaron was friendly and funny but not in a patronising or embarrassing way he got it just right. I felt apprehensive about 3 days with people I'd never met before but within the first half hour I was fine, and looked forward t... Read More
Ruth. C, LA Employee (June 2016)

Your trainer really cared. It mattered to him not only that I passed, but that I could demonstrate my new skills to him- brilliant!!. So different from the last course I did with a coloured cross!
John B. Private Company (June 2016)

We thoroughly enjoyed the First Aid course. The style of the trainer kept us engaged & assisted our learning throughout the day. The course was fun & interesting with plenty of practical, hands on involvement and lots of lau... Read More
Tracy H, Pennine Domestic Violence Group (June 2016)

I just would like to say a big thank you for the training you delivered for us. Steve and Aaron were just amazing and the staff felt they had learned so much in a fun and relaxed atmosphere that they both had created.
Jan B, Lindley CE Infant School (June 2016)

Our experience of the Purple Dog First Aid At Work course was overwhelmingly positive, all of the staff got a lot out of the course and now feel confident that they would deal competently with a First Aid situation.
Rebekah M. Kirklees High School (May 2016)

Steve at Purple Dog ran a Paediatric First Aid course for us that was both fun and informative. Steve's enthusiasm and knowledge meant that learning was easy and we all passed! I will be booking more courses.
Lisa H, Private Childminder with staff (May 2016)

I would particularly like to to say thank you and pass on my appreciation regarding the skill and enthusiasm of Steve Moss for the tremendous Level 3 First Aid at Work course he delivered to me and my fellow colleagues this l... Read More
Ken Pearce. Marketing Consultant (May 2016)

Purple Dog has been thoroughly professional and deployed a fantastic enthusiasm to the learning of a somewhat difficult subject matter.
Zakir D. Private Day Nursery Kirklees (February 2016)

A very informative Level 3 Paediatric First Aid course...Highly recommended.
Emma F. Childminder Kirklees (January 2016)

Fantastic 3 day First Aid course...would highly recommend this training provider.
Christine A. Private Charity Elland (December 2015)

Thank you to Steve for coming to my dental surgery and providing excellent CPR/ defibrillator training...I can highly recommend Purple Dog.
Alison E. Dental Practice Kirklees (December 2015)


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