About ATH Training

ATH Training Group Ltd is a family business run by Adam and Mel Holmes, who have been operating since 2011 with the assistance of our senior tutor Melanie Perks.


We host courses at various sites across Essex or if preferred we will come to you on a day and time that is convenient to you.  We will provide all the necessary training equipment.


Being a small business we are able to offer you a personal service at highly competitive prices.


All our courses are run in a friendly, relaxed and open manner, focusing on your specific needs as first aiders, giving you the confidence that in the event you need your first aid knowledge, you will be able to deal with the situation competently until further help arrives.


We aim to serve as your competent and reliable partner in business. Our staff will always welcome you with friendly, attentive service.


At ATH Training we share a passion for first aid and have provided courses for many businesses and individuals over the years, and we are proud to have launched our YouTube channel, allowing anyone the chance to learn how to save a life, completley free of charge whether they have trained with ATH Training or are somebody who doesn't require a certificted course, but would like to know how to act in the event of finding themselves in an emergency situation.

Meet Our Team

ATH Training brings to you a team of dynamic and enthusiastic trainers, with a passion for First Aid.  Our competence builds your confidence to deliver first aid wherever it is needed. 

Adam Holmes - Director 


Starting out in the fitness industry, Adam moved into teaching First Aid, Manual Handling and Fire Safety in 2011 and developed a real passion for giving learners the skills required to save a life, should they find themselves in an emergency situation.


Adam favours a relaxed, informal aprroach to teaching, engaging everyone in practical learning, using various scenarios during training to maintain interest, and increase knowledege, not only on a course, but also for the period of time in between re-certifying.


Melanie Holmes - Director


Mel's background is in tennis. She was awarded a tennis scholarship at Texas State University, from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Food and Nutrition.


She then pursued a career in tennis coaching and for several years was the head coach and tennis manager of an indoor tennis centre in Essex. After starting a family, Mel became a first aid tutor in 2014, and now manages the accounts, bookings and social media aspects of ATH Training. 


Melanie Perks - Tutor


Melanie is a confident team member who delivers fun and informative First Aid and Safeguarding training sessions. She has completed the AET and is dedicated to keeping up to date with current policies and first aid practices. Melanie assists with British Cycling East of England Road Races, providing first aid support to the race convoy.


Melanie has been with ATH Training since September 2014.  Before this she was a commercial recruitment consultant, so is used to working with people across different market sectors at varying levels and with different skill sets.


At ATH Training we are proud to deliver quality training at affordable prices. Over 200 people agree.  To read their reviews, simply click on the logo below, scroll down through our upcoming courses and you will see their comments.