Our Courses

We have a great range of courses to choose from. Please navigate the menu above for more detail information on our courses. We provide training at all levels from the most basic first aid course to Train the Trainer and Teacher Training qualifications.


The SIA Close Protection, Door Supervisor, Security Guard or CCTV course is a requirement for those who want to obtain the relevant SIA Licence which allows you to work in the private security industry.

First Aid

Our popular workplace first aid training courses include First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work, both are designed to meet the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
We also offer other courses including Paediatric First Aid and the FREC3 courses

Manual Handling

Brightside Training offer a variety of Health & Safety courses, including the Safe Moving Handling of Equipment and People. These courses ensure compliance with legislation and policy.


List of all current courses available to purchase.

Meet our team

Here is a quick introduction to our Brightside Training team!

Mark Chappell

Owner and Tutor

Mark spent 10 years in the Army, finishing his career in the Special Investigation Branch (SIB) investigating serious crime and sensitive cases within the military.
IN 1996, joined West Mercia Police, where he specialised in managing Informants (CHIS) and on promotion worked across Worcester, Hereford and North Worcestershire.
Mark’s career culminated as the Inspector in charge of Policing in Redditch & Bromsgrove, where he set up and managed a successful multi agency approach to tackling serious & organised crime. Furthermore, he initiated many sporting projects to tackle ASB and Crime amongst young people, working alongside local sporting clubs and this culminated in national recognition by the Lords Taverners for his work in the British Asian community.
On retiring from the Police in 2020, Mark has worked in the security sector in the UK and Europe and also managed multiple COVID Testing sites across the Midlands.
He has also been Instructing on Security and First Aid since 2021 and brings huge enthusiasm and experience to his method of teaching!

Mircalla Mason

Course Co-Ordinator

Mircalla has had a lengthy career in administration and spent nearly 10 years with the Police Service, culminating in managing units across two Police forces processing Intelligence for dissemination and actioning.

Latterly, Mircalla has managed all the business processes for several Companies involved in the provision of Security, Close Protection and First Aid Training.

Mircalla is totally customer focussed, ensuring customers get the best pre course information and support to achieve the best training outcomes. She also has a passion for building intuitive processes to support the company’s objectives and making the customer experience as easy as possible including requesting “reasonable adjustments” for those requiring extra help and support.

What clients say

Here are just a few of our satisfied customers who have attended one of Brightside Training's courses.
Martin Ross

Martin Ross

I’ve just completed my course with these guys, excellent instruction highly recommended

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