About Us

GDR Solutions was established in 2003, and has been delivering high-quality training solutions throughout the South-West since then. GDR Solutions specialises in First Aid and Safety training, our training centre is located in Newent, Gloucestershire - which is easily accessible from Gloucester, Cheltenham, Ledbury, Ross and Wye, Hereford and Monmouth.

We offer the peace of mind of using a well established training company, with a highly qualified team of training professionals.

The courses we offer are accredited by major awarding bodies, such as Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance, Qualsafe Awards and the CIEH.  Where appropriate the course meet the regulatory requirements for the HSE and Ofsted. 

GDR Solutions Team

Gareth Roberts (BA) Hons, PGCE, MILM - Lead Instructor

Gareth is a highly experienced instructor, having been teaching for over 10 years in a wide range of settings from a work-based environment, through to further education and higher education programmes. 

As a serving Firefighter and Medical Co-responder Gareth has up-to-date experience of the application of the skills that he teaches.

Mark Campbell - Instructor/IQA

Mark is an experienced instructor/assessor having worked for GDR since 2009. Mark has extensive experience within the cleaning industry, having managed a team of over 100 cleaners throughout Gloucestershire. Mark also has extensive training experience within business from the micro through to blue-chip multi-national brands such as First Group, and IHG hotels.

Alison Offord - Admin/Accounts

Alison provides administrative and accounts support for the GDR team.


Our key services include courses such as first aid courses, emergency first аid соurѕе, emergency firѕt aid trаining, firѕt аid соurѕе аt wоrk, Paediatric firѕt aid соurѕеѕ, ѕеniоr firѕt aid соurѕеѕ аnd ѕо on. Safety course ассrеditаtiоn and certification is also in оur inсluѕivе ѕеrviсеѕ.