We don’t just train our own staff, we offer First Aid Training, Health & Safety and other courses to local businesses.

At Acqua Doria we have been training our own staff in First Aid, Manual Handling, Safeguarding, Dementia Awareness, Medication and other courses for many years.

We are now able to offer most of our courses including Health & Safety and Certificated First Aid, Safeguarding and First Aid for Mental Health to other businesses in the local community.

If you’d like to find out more please call us on 01420 85202

My Training Background

My name is Stuart Withey and I organise the staff training at Acqua Doria.

My working career has included training since 1995 when part of my duties involved me teaching customers to use equipment, my next employment saw me take on the role of Lead Assessor for City & Guilds Basic Caravan Service Engineers.

In 2009 when I joined Acqua Doria I took over training our staff in all mandatory healthcare courses.

Over the last decade I have taken every opportunity to attend further training, not only through the courses offered by Hampshire County Council,  I also achieved an HNC & HND at Southampton University.

I work freelance for other Training Companies throughout the UK and through Acqua Doria we offer training to local businesses, our Certified courses in First Aid, Health & Safety and Mental Health First Aid have become very popular both for health care providers and industrial companies.

Where's Wally? Charity Fund Raising!

Where's Wally? Charity Fund Raising!

Stuart Withey

Stuart Withey

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Joining In at Christmas!

The Courses we offer for Care Workers

Acqua Doria is committed to providing high-quality care and support services to individual clients and their families, in order to do so successfully we invest in our staff, offering them a variety of training and support in their role.

  • Understanding Safeguarding and Abuse Awareness
  • Health & Safety
  • Infection Control
  • Medication Management
  • Moving and Positioning
  • First Aid
  • Mental Capacity & DOLs
  • Equality & Diversity

The basic courses we offer are supplemented by other online courses such as:

  • Catheter Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Understanding Diabetes
  • MS Awareness

You will also complete your Care Certificate, some of this is covered by our face to face courses, some completed online, some in discussion with your manager and the rest is under supervision in the community.

Many of our staff have already completed NVQs at Level 2,3,4 & 5, others are currently working towards them.  We are happy to support and facilitate further learning to enhance the skill set of our staff.

Courses for your Business

We are now able to offer most of our courses including:

  • Health & Safety
  • Certificated First Aid,
  • Safeguarding
  • First Aid for Mental Health

to other businesses in the local community.

We have a dedicated training room at our own premises but are happy to provide training at your location to save staff travelling time and limit your business interruption.

Many of our customers are also in the Health Care Sector and we are able to offer all the mandatory courses staff need to work safely whether that’s in a nursing home or the community.

We understand how difficult it can be to spare staff for training and are happy to arrange bespoke days or half days to suit you, covering 1, 2 or even 3 courses to help you meet your compliance.

We are a small local company with extremely competitive rates, to find out how we can help and what we can offer, please give us a call on 01420 85202.


Covid is at the forefront of everything we organise these days and we know how important it is to keep business running and staff at work, our trainer monitors and follows Government guidance to ensure that we are always working safely and following best practice.  He conducts regular Covid PCR tests and is happy to do a Lateral Flow Test on arrival at your premises.


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