About us

Mckay Business, Safety and Risk Training

your trusted partner in professional training and development

Health and Safety consultancy providing professional health and safety management services to all sectors of industry. We support businesses and organisations throughout the UK with the following services.

Our way is to provide a high quality personal and professional service, with emphasis on solving your problems. In our experience it is essential for successful management to develop relationships with clients and teams, and to gain a full understanding of the business and project objectives, whilst working collaboratively as a team.

By using our skills and experience we design and implement performance driven Business Management Systems based on International Standards and practices.  We have a wealth of experience implementing, managing and auditing Health & Safety (ISO45001), Quality (ISO9001) and Environment (ISO14001) management systems.

We are committed to delivering exceptional training experiences. Our courses blend theoretical knowledge with practical applications and utilise interactive learning methodologies to ensure maximum engagement and retention.

Whether you are an individual looking to upskill or a company seeking customised training solutions, we have programs tailored to meet your specific needs.

Stephen Mckay

Assessor/H&S Consultant

Stephen has over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry with positions ranging from Joiner to Company Managing Director. Within his career journey he has held other Senior Management rolls within well-known construction companies. Currently the Managing Director for the MAK Group Ltd whilst also undertaking the role of Group Health & Safety Director.

Over the past 6 years, Stephen has thrived in his career whilst also pushing himself to attain a Business Management Degree, an HND in Health and Safety, an HND in Business Administration and an HND in Learning and Development, which allows him to deliver and assess all our courses. 

At present Stephen is continuing to invest in his own CPD working over the next year towards becoming Chartered in IOSH (Health & Safety), CMI (Management) and CIWFM (Facility Management). 

With the drive and vision that Stephen demonstrates to all staff and businesses, he has a wealth of consultancy experience to offer and uses this to promote the importance of each individual whilst the company benefits from investing in individuals.  Stephen is our Health & Safety expert, offering a range of consultancy services tailored to meet your business needs.

Kris Fullerton

Training Director

Kris left Forfar academy in 2000 with (A) grade higher qualifications in English, Maths and Computing and during further studies he obtained higher grades in Physics and French.  From there he went to pursue his apprenticeship with his father as a joiner.  After a time, his father convinced Kris that with all his qualifications he should apply for Abertay University in Dundee.


Kris then went on and achieved and HND in legal services in 2003. After this the job opportunities in the legal sector were few and far between so he went back to starting his apprenticeship in 2004 where he achieved his advanced craft level 3 in 2008.


From there he built his knowledge on a wide range of different construction house builds, and focused on advancing his career which resulted him achieving different positions from joinery foreman to Operations Director in a well knowing building company.  He is a highly driven individual who is willing to learn as he goes.  In 2022 he passed his CITB, SMSTS in site management, and at present Kris is furthering his career working towards an SQA in Health and Safety alongside his Learning and Development qualification.  His firm knowledge of the construction industry has enabled him to climb to where he is today through his expert knowledge and understanding of the requirements of Health and Safety within the construction industry.

Heather Worsdale

External Assessor & Verifier

Heather is a qualified SQA assessor and verifier who delivers comprehensive SVQ courses in Management and Business Administration. She has extensive experience in facilitating online and in-person training sessions for both individual continuous personal development and employee group training. Heather also specialises in delivering structured courses focused on mental health and well-being in the workplace. Her expertise in managing practical ways to overcome stress and understanding/supporting neurodiversity has proved to be invaluable to individuals and businesses alike.

Stan Payne

Assessor & External Verifier

Stan gained his MBE in 1997 for services to Training with US Forces.  Qualified to deliver all our courses with over 30 years’ experience in Learning & Development, Leadership and Senior Management Stan established and developed Oaks Training from inception. Recognising the importance of ongoing staff development as the key to business success. He continues to provide his training expertise via assessing, verifying and bespoke consultancy services to clients. 

Laura Walter

Course Administrator

Laura is one of our Course Administrators dealing with all aspects of the training administration including putting together candidate folders, assisting with enquiries alongside managing the training office.  Laura has over 25 years’ experience working in the administration and accounting field, holding various qualifications in Administration and Accounting & Finance. Laura is currently working toward gaining her Learning & Development qualification which will enable her to become one of our internal Assessors in the future.

Leona Mckay

Training Administrator

Leona started her career studying Early years childcare and education at Perth College which developed into her holding various roles within Perth and Kinross Council/Education.  At present she is completing her SQA in Business Administration and Learning Development.  Leona plays a very important role within Mckay Training ensuring that the training programs are engaging and running smoothly. She also creates and implements training programs, maintaining training records, and prepares reports on training activities and results. Leona also suggests improvements in new programs and troubleshoots issues as they arise.

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