Owner of St. Thomas based business KC Training Plus, Karen Cook, is an experienced business woman who comes from long family history of successful entrepreneurs dating back to the early 1900's.  Karen has many years of experience serving the public in health care, nursing, post-secondary education, the legal field, as well as the automotive and service industries.  She possesses a Master of Education, Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Psychology, Small Business Management Certificate, Red Cross instructors Certification, and diplomas as a Registered Practical Nurse, Operating Room Technician, and Paralegal.  

Since becoming a Canadian Red Cross Certified Instructor in 2005, Karen has been providing First Aid and CPR certification and re-certification to individuals and businesses throughout St. Thomas and surrounding communities.  She has many years’ experience offering Ministry of Labour compliance training and Occupational Health and Safety workplace board set ups for businesses.  In addition, Karen is a Youth Instructor with the Red Cross which allows her to expand her course offerings to children including: the Babysitting and StaySafe! courses. 

KC Training Plus services St. Thomas and surrounding communities that require First Aid and CPR certification and re-certification, Occupational Health & Safety set-up, and Ministry of Labour compliance training.  This further includes servicing prominent businesses, professional business persons, small businesses, charitable organizations, individual groups, and any persons in need of training.  Additional services available include: Babysitting Course, StaySafe! Course, Child CPR, CPR/AED training, Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED certification and re-certification, and “Welcome to Your Future” Vision Board Workshops.  

Since the owner of KC Training Plus has a vast amount of First Aid and CPR course delivery experience and Ministry of Labour knowledge, Karen is better able to understand various facets of the industries and their immediate and long-term needs.  It is the law that businesses must be compliant with Ministry of Labour, Occupational Health & Safety, and WSIB requirements to ensure safety in the workplace, and to avoid heavy fines due to non-compliance.  KC Training Plus offers onsite training or delivery of courses at a designated facility to individuals and companies.