Laser training: Past Scheduled Courses - Genuine Feedback


In a bold move, we publish all feedback from all delegates, not 'cherry picked' positive comments or dubious "testimonials".

The term 'Core of knowledge' (with respect to laser safety) is commonly used to mean a 'laser/IPL safety management course for medical and cosmetic applications'.


Medical Laser Safety Management Course, 23rd April 2015, Birmingham UK

Summary scores /comments:

Trainers
5 / 5
"very engaging style", "managed to keep us occipied + listening in what can be a very long winded subject", "very entertaining", "excellent trainer, made course entertaining and interesting", "easy to understand and explained everything well"

Presentation materials and course folder
4.9 / 5
"good", "easy to follow"

Venue and refreshments
4.9 / 5
"great options including hot food", "cold room, excellent lunch", "very good", "food and refreshments were great!"

Overall
5 / 5
"very pleased, much better than previous training courses", "excellent"

General Comments
"would recommend to attend", "the tests make sure you have been listening", "enjoyed this course which I honestly wasn't looking forward to", "no information overload so that key points are put accross well", "interactive presentation", "all very good".

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Medical Laser Safety Management Course, 20 March 2014, Birmingham UK

Summary scores /comments:

Trainers
5 / 5
"Good communicator and very knowledgeable", "excellent speaker, got the main points across in a light hearted way that kept my attention", "very good", "speakers fab, funny but very informative".

Presentation materials and course folder
4.7 / 5
"Worksheets fab - made taking notes much easier", "the workbook was excellent and kept my attention. The pens were terrible", "Excellent apart from the terrible pens!!!" "excellent", "good"

Venue and refreshments
4.8 / 5
"very nice and enjoyed", "very lovely lunch and hot choc"

Overall
5 / 5
"useful day. Informative, answered questions I needed answering, thank you", "learnt so much about lasers",

Best bits
"heavy subject taught in an easy/informative way", "enjoyed it all", "speaker friendly approachable, kept my attention"

Worst bits
"had to travel 250 miles for it (but it was fun!)"

Suggestions for improvement
"come to Scotland!"

General Comments
"very useful", "very good course. I did enjoy and learnt more than I thought, i am going away with much better knowledge", "great, informative day", "very informative".

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Medical/cosmetic Laser Safety Management Course, 31 Oct 2013, Birmingham UK

Summary scores /comments:

Trainer
4.9 / 5
"informative, knowledgable, excellent", "good"

Presentation materials and course folder
4.8 / 5
"very good, full of useful information", "more information that expected", "very good", "good", "notes in folder are thorough"

Venue and refreshments
4.7 / 5
"good selection, however, not easily identified", "excellent lunch and free drinks", "good"

Overall
4.8 / 5
"well presented information, slides good, test a bit overly complicated", "fantastic session", "very informative"

Best
"Simon was very friendly and helpful", "interaction", "learning more", "enjoyed entire day"

Worst
"nothing", "test", "none", "exam a bit long"

Suggestions
"exam was hard and long", "make test multi-choice", "less exam questions", "none","N/A"

General Comments
"Thank you, everything was nice", "thanks, learnt a lot", "very good", "very good", "enjoyed the overall day", "very helpful"


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Laser Safety Management Course (inc. core of knowledge),
14th March 2013, Birmingham UK

Summary scores /comments:

Standard of trainer
9.8 / 10
"great", "clear explainations", "very concise and informative".

Standard of materials
9.8 / 10
"All great, very satisfied"

Venue and refreshments
9.8 / 10
"Great venue, refreshments avaialalbe, fabulous food"

Overall course organisation and general comments
9.8 / 10
"Leaving very satisfied", "all has been clear to me", "An informative concise course, ideal for small business offering IPL treatments", "great course", "All very informative and enjoyable", Covered all relevant points without the usual waffle", "enjoyable course".


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Laser Safety Management Course (inc. core of knowledge),
15th November 2012, Birmingham UK

Summary scores /comments:

Standard of trainer
9.5 / 10
"Good, friendly, knowledgeable", "Kept it interesting, esp as topic can be quite dry, well tailored [to group]", "very good and informative", "very conversational, engaged participants, good depth of knowledge"

Standard of materials
9.5 / 10
"Very useful aide memoire to session", "Very helpful and useful to keep", "great reference, risk assessment useful", "useful for future reference".

Venue and refreshments
9.8 / 10
"Excellent, comfortable, quiet, nearby loos, food quality unexpected and very good, excellent service", "good choice of food, drink and snacks".

Overall course organisation
9.5 / 10
"Good course, sensible start and finish time appropriate breaks", "I would recommend to others", "very good, useful and informative course", "good location, conference room"

General Comments:
"9 = my 10/10"
"Useful discussion and practical session on goggles"
"Found numbers of participants just right and chance to ask questions"
"All useful, good to see types of eyewear available"
"All very good"

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Laser Safety Management Course (inc. core of knowledge),
23rd August 2012, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Summary scores /comments:

Standard of trainer
10 / 10


Standard of materials
9 / 10
"Well organised, informative"

Venue and refreshments
9.5 / 10
"Very delicious and nicely presented"

Overall course organisation
9.5 / 10
"Thank you, I enjoyed todays course and would recommend to others"

General Comments:
"Risk assessment good"
"Perfect course, thank you for today"
"Excellent course with good supportive information"

laser course

Laser Safety Management Course (inc. core of knowledge),
London (Watford), July 2012

Summary scores /comments:

Standard of trainer
9.3 / 10
"good", "very friendly", "good knowledge",
"trainer was very easy to listen to and explained well"

Standard of materials
9.3 / 10
"very good", "very informative"

Venue and refreshments
7.3 / 10
"OK", "food not so good"

Overall course organisation
8.8 / 10
"Organisation was very good, good structure and content", "very good"

Best Bits:
"Very friendly trainer, good knowledge of laser, made learning interesting and fun"
"Lunch"
"Great comprehensive content, nice delivery. Thanks"
"Easy to understand"
"Baloon popping"
"Enjoyed the course, not bombarded with too much jargon"
"Group was very friendly"

Worse Bits:
"Lunch"
"Early start"
"No danish!"
"Cut down difficult info on legislation into easy bits"
"Food"

All feedback scores and comments included - not just the best ones

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Laser Safety Management Course (inc. core of knowledge),
University of Birmingham, June 2012

Summary scores /comments:

Standard of trainer
9.6 / 10
"excellent training provided", "competant, relevant and funny"

Standard of materials
9.5 / 10
"very good", "very useful information provided", "OK, needed more practical tasks"

Venue and refreshments
9.1 / 10
"Excellent", "Excellent"

Overall course organisation
9.8 / 10
"Excellent"

General Comments:
"Very professional, informative, enjoyable"
"Useful discussion of health and safety issues"
"All aspects of course were good"
"really enjoyed the session and now have more knowledge of laser safety - Thank you"
"Really good advice"
"suggestion: More practical work"
"best bits: Miami Vice"
"comprehensive coverage of the subject"

Laser/IPL Core of Knowledge and Safety Update Course,
10th May 2012, Slough, UK

Summary scores /comments:

Standard of trainer
9.8 / 10
"very good", "very good and very knowledgeable"

Standard of materials
9.8 / 10
"Very informative", "very well organised", "very comprehensive notes"

Venue and refreshments
9.4 / 10
"lunch could be better"

Overall course organisation
10 / 10

General Comments:
"I have attended 3 or 4 'core of knowledge' training days before but the information in this course was well presented and more relevant"
"Nice pace, good discussions, lots of Q's answered"
"Friendly"
"More info on types of lasers for various medical treatments e.g. dermatological ablation for scars etc."

All feedback scores and comments included - not just the best ones

Laser/IPL Core of Knowledge and Safety Update Course,
15th November 2011, Birmingham UK

Summary scores /comments:

Standard of trainer
9.8 / 10
"Good trainer", "Excellent", "very nice", "Used language which was easily understood", "concise training", "fun comments, not dry", "friendly", "Relaxed and approachable, easy to understand"

Standard of materials
9.7 / 10
"Good material, slides were very useful", "good", "good material", "clear and up-to-date, easy to follow", "very good method of presentation", "good visual content"

Venue and refreshments
9.7 / 10
"excellent", "good", "excellent facilities, clean, good food, friendly staff", "good quality", "good", "good food"

Overall course organisation
9.8 / 10
"good organisation", "very nicely set out", "excellent", "good", "very well organised, ran smoothly", "brilliant"

General Comments:
"Enjoyable course"
"Good regular breaks"
"Really good day, thanks"
"I like the exercise"
"It was all good"
"maybe a little bit more physics"
"Would recommend the course to others"
"Very good"

All feedback scores and comments included - not just the best ones!

laser course

Laser/IPL Core of Knowledge and Safety Update Course,
20th October 2011, London, United Kingdom

Summary scores /comments:

Standard of trainer
9.9/ 10
"Very informative", "clear, humourous, kept people's attention", "Informative", "straight forward", "clear, humourous", "very good", "very good", very good".

Standard of materials
9.9 / 10
"very comprehensive and good supporting material", "very good, good presentation", "very complete", "excellent, easy to understand", "very good, interesting", "very good", "v good".

Venue and refreshments
9.6 / 10
"very good, very impressed", "good food variation, very good venue", "really good!", "excellent", "good", "tasty", "v good".

Overall Course Organisation
9.9 / 10
"excellent", "very well organised, well structured", "enjoyable", "very good", "excellent", "very good", "good, interesting, in depth", "excellent".

General Comments:
"Lunch/information was great"
"Really good day, thank you"
"Very friendly atmosphere, made learning material enjoyable"
"Maybe smaller group"
"Very clear explainations, understand a lot more health and safety"
"Slide show great"
"Great food [smiley face]"
"Very informative"
"Enjoyed the course, Simon was very pleasant"
"Coffee was not hot enough"
"Easy to concentrate"
"Very interesting"
"Presentation was easy to follow"
"Interesting and covers all requirements for healthcare"
"Interesting"

laser course

Laser/IPL Core of Knowledge and Safety Update Course,
12th July 2011, Birmingham UK

Summary scores /comments:

Meets expectations:
9.7 / 10
"This course definitely answered loads of my questions and gave me a better understanding"

Standard of trainer:
10 / 10
"Very good, clear and concise, funny"

Standard of presentation materials:
9.7 / 10
"Well presented handouts and OHP"

Handouts/notes:
9.7 / 10
"excellent"

Venue/hospitality:
9.3 / 10


Overall Course Organisation:
10 / 10


Summary Comments:
"Excellent course, will definitely recommend to others"


Laser/IPL Core of Knowledge and Safety Update Course,
9th June 2011, Slough UK

Summary scores /comments:

Meets expectations:
9.4 / 10
"fully", "a great help + informative"

Standard of trainer:
9.5 / 10
"very informative", "excellent", "very good and i never went to sleep once"

Standard of presentation materials:
9.5 / 10
"very good", "good"

Handouts/notes:
9.3 / 10
"well presented folder", "excellent", "lots of useful information, will use to train other members of the theatre team"

Venue/hospitality:
9.5 / 10
"good venue, lunch menu can be improved, good food", "good choice", "very good", "good way to get to know other members of the training day"

Overall Course Organisation:
9.8 / 10
"well organised", "everything was well organised", "very good", "very interesting and helpful day, gave me lots of information for setting up laser surgery in the shelburne hospital", "very well presented, kept us engaged"

Best bits:
"light hearted", "jokes and training", "jokes", "lunch/tea coffee/sweets, training folders", "all of it was great, good work"

Worse bits:
"none"

Summary Comments:
"everything was good, thanks"
"enjoy and useful for my work, simon is very good and helpful"
"very informative, friendly and pleasant environment"
"very helpful + informative"
"covered the subject and more"
"good presentation"
"the course was good and simon is very helpful"
"it was great and very welcoming, very funny"
"overall it was great, not regretting coming today and feel i have learned a lot"


laser course

Laser Core of Knowledge and Safety Update Course, 17th May 2011, Birmingham UK

All feedback scores and comments included - not just the best ones!

Summary scores /comments:

Meets expectations:
9.3 / 10
"Very informative", "very enjoyable".

Standard of trainer:
9.5 / 10
"High, knew subject well"

Standard of presentation materials:
9.6 / 10
"Excellent", "Complete"

Handouts/notes:
9.5 / 10
"Very Good".

Venue/hospitality:
9.1 / 10
"Very good, easy to get to", "instructions for accessing venue - by road", "due to traffic problems"

Overall Course Organisation:
9.5 / 10
"Excellent, would recommend".

Summary Comments:

"A very enjoyable day, I learned a lot"
"Very informative and enjoyable"
"Informative as well as 'ticking the box'!"
"Has been a great deal of help to me as new to my post at hospital"
"Concise and easy to understand"


laser course

Laser Core of Knowledge and Safety Update Course, 22nd March 2011, Birmingham UK

All feedback scores and comments included - not just the best ones!

Summary scores /comments:

Meets expectations:
9.7 / 10
"Very informative", "Easy to comprehend", "Covered everything I needed to know".

Trainer:
9.7 / 10
"Good knowledge of topic, very clear", "Excellent, Good presentation", "Clear and concise and very informative".

Presentation materials:
9.7 / 10
"Very clear, overall presentation was excellent", "Excellent".

Handouts/notes:
9.7 / 10
"Well organised and impressive handouts", "very clear and organised".

Venue/hospitality:
9.7 / 10
"Excellent", "Lovely venue and food, very pleasant surroundings".

Overall Course Organisation:
9.7 / 10
"Excellent", "Well organised and good learning experience", "highly recommended for other colleagues to attend".

Summary Comments:

"Enjoyed it all"
"Very enjoyable whilst being informative"
"Well presented, concise information"


Laser Core of Knowledge and Safety Update Course, 11th Jan 2011, Birmingham UK

All feedback scores and comments included - not just the best ones!

Summary scores /comments:

Meets expectations:
9.5 / 10
"Just right", "Good, learnt a lot".

Trainer:
9.7 / 10
"Excellent - able to ask questions", "Very good", "Good, clear, concise".

Presentation materials:
9.4 / 10
"Very good".

Handouts/notes:
9.5 / 10
"Excellent", "Easy to read", "Good, useful package for reference", "Would have liked colour pics to descibe different laser colours".

Venue/hospitality:
9.3 / 10
"Good venue, lovely food, the room cold", "Excellent" "Problem to find, cold room, lunch good", "Good, close to work!", "Plenty of drinks and good meal", "Very cold in room -not trainers fault".

Overall Course Organisation:
9.7 / 10
"Very good", "Good, well structured".

Summary Comments:

"Excellent course, content very relevant to current and future role"
"Very well presented and organised"
"Good presentation"
"Good presenter and good lunch"
"Good", "Screen could be slightly lower, neck-ache looking up"
"Risk assessment good, catalogue of real room problems would be useful"
"Plenty of discussion time good"
"Well presented and informative, good knowledge of regulations and standards"
"Good - well structured and plenty of info"


Laser Core of Knowledge and Safety Update Course, 15th Nov 2010, Birmingham UK

All feedback scores and comments included - not just the best ones!

Summary scores (1-10):

Trainers:
9.5 / 10
"Good knowledge and presentation skills", "Good rapport", "Very Knowledgeable and informative", "Very good. Did not get bored or distracted throughout the day. Great SOH", "A Class", "Very professional and kept it lively", "Excellent - very thorough, yet entertaining!", "Excellent"

Presentation materials:
9.2 / 10
"Good knowledge and clarity", "Enjoyable, concise presentation slides", "Excellent but would prefer exact slides in folder", "Excellent", "Perfect level"

Handouts/notes:
9.4 / 10
"Excellent", "Very Good", "Fantastic", "High but would prefer slides to match handouts", "Excellent", "Very professional"

Venue/hospitality:
9.5 / 10
"Brilliant", "Lunch was very good", "Excellent venue", "Nice venue, good lunch, a bit far for me personally", "Venue and lunch was lovely", "Excellent and better than expected", "venue ideal, refreshments/lunch delicious", "Ideal venue"

Organisation:
9.5 / 10
"Excellent", "Excellent Comms", "No problems", "Brilliant content + organisation and numbers", "Well organised, folders too large though!", "Could not have been better", "on time and right amount of breaks", "very impressed, course number just right", "First class"

Summary Comments:

"enough content for understanding but not too much that it was over my head"
"enjoyable and informative"
"excellent for what I needed"
"excellent"
"would be nice to have persons with similar jobs to have more in-course discussions - possibly 2 or 3 less persons on course"
"clear, concise and enjoyable"
"very pleased, course content ideal and very useful"
"excellent course - exceeded my expectations"

laser course

Laser Core of Knowledge and Safety Update Course, 20th Sept 2010, Birmingham UK

All feedback scores and comments included - not just the best ones!

Summary scores (1-10):

Meets expectations:
9.4 / 10
"wasn't too sure what to expect but excellent", "very well", "very good", "clearly and effectively"

Trainer(s):
9.8 / 10
"fantastic", "excellent -very informative, right level", "very good", "very knowledgeable and easy to listen to"

Presentation materials:
9.8 / 10
"very good", "excellent", "very good", "very efficient presentation and use of materials"

Handouts/notes:
9.8 / 10
"Clear, concise", "excellent", "excellent", "excellent, needed to carry out LPS role in theatre"

Venue/hospitality:
9.8 / 10
"wonderful", "room a bit warm", "excellent", "excellent", "superb, very comfortable"

Organisation:
9.8 / 10
"brilliant -thanks", "very good", "excellent", "well organised, considerate to delegates"

Summary Comments:laser course folder and certificate

"great course, well delivered, relevant to each individual and fun - generally a really good day"
"great course"
"well structured course"
"a wonderful day and very informative"
"very useful and necessary for myself in my workplace, Simon's presentation -effective and informative"
"very dynamic with perfect and clear pictures, injuries etc."
"could have done with 2 or 3 more specific headlines (tattoo)"
"very relevant"
"great course"

Next scheduled course:
Core of Knowledge, Birmingham UK
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