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First Aid and Cross Infection Training

Training for Dental and Healthcare Professionals

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  • Cross Infection Control
  • Health and Safety in social care
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Willhan Training - First Aid and Safety Training in West Midlands

Don’t wait for a medical emergency to happen before you ensure your skills are up to date.

We have over 20 years experience working in, and providing, dental and health care professionals with legally accredited, CQC & GDC compliant training.

We understand first-hand the needs and demands of this unique profession, which is why all our training courses are tailored to the needs of your team and the patients you care for.

All our courses cover the core subjects in first aid ,health & safety and cross infection control required to keep your yearly Continual Professional Development plan up to date.

We know that all dental practices and care homes are different therefore your training needs will be too.

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First Aid Training in the workplace

We provide a range of bespoke First Aid and annual CPR & AED refresher courses for dental and health care setting.

Our Health & Safety and cross infection training course are delivered by health care professionals who know the demands and needs of this unique industry.

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Legally accredited qualifications

All qualifications meet the new GDC regulations and comply with CQC requirements, giving you peace of mind you are gaining accredited training qualifications.

As a Qualsafe Awards registered training centre, our courses are fully accredited and nationally recognised.

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Courses delivered at your location

Our training courses can be delivered on-site at times convenient to you and your practice.

All our courses and prices are individually tailored to suit your practice needs.

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Do you have the legal number of first aiders in your organisation?

Having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not only a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of you and your employees.

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Our Classroom Courses

These can be taken at one of our regular mixed group courses at our Tamworth based classroom, or a more bespoke course can be arranged at your premises.

QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF)

To ensure you stay GDC complaint we provide an overview of  all required emergency drugs used with in the dental/healthcare setting  in the event of a medical emergency

Did you know that following a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR and defibrillation reduces a casualty’s chance of survival by 10%? Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the UK’s biggest killers, and yet statistics show that most of the British  public are unaware of the life-saving difference they can make by performing CPR

and defibrillation. The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) qualification has been designed to provide candidates with the skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support and use an AED safely in emergency situations. With an estimated 60,000 out of hospital cardiac arrests occurring every year in the UK alone, make sure you are prepared.

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Bespoke-tailored QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid (RQF) & additional training on other common medical emergencies that occur within a dental practice

To ensure you stay GDC complaint we provide an overview of  all required emergency drugs used with in the dental/healthcare setting  in the event of a medical emergency

Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!

In addition, the following medical emergencies are also covered:

Fainting| Heart Attack & Angina |Asthma| & includes an overview of emergency drugs required. "GDC require 10 CPD hours of first aid are completed within any CDP cycle”

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QA Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention and Control

The QA Level 2 Award in the Principles of Infection Prevention and Control (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for those who have a specific responsibility in infection prevention and control within their job role, such as in the NHS, Dental professionals or other healthcare environments.

During this half day course, candidates can refresh their knowledge or develop a  greater understanding of the  principles of infection prevention and control, including: roles and responsibilities, personal hygiene, policies and procedures and ways to minimise the risk of infection in a Health Care setting. Upon successful completion, candidates will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to implement infection prevention and control into their workplace.

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QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid. What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks introduced in the recent HSE changes.

Topics covered:

  • The roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Minor injuries
  • Cuts, grazes and bruises
  • Minor burns and scalds
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QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) This qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses  that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid. What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks introduced in the recent HSE changes.

Is your Workplace Prepared? QA Level 3 Award in Certificate valid for 3 years Ofqual

Regulated 3 day course

Topics covered:

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries
  • Sepsis
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QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work requalifying Course (RQF)

Did you know that all workplace first aiders must complete requalification training every 3 years in order to continue carrying out their role?

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) Requalifying Course is specifically  designed to allow first aiders to renew their first aid at work qualification when their certificate is due to expire.

During this 12-14 hour course, candidates will have the opportunity to practise essential first aid procedures, as well as learn the latest techniques for dealing with emergency situations and managing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid  training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks.

Topics covered:

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries
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QA Level 1 Award in Fire Safety

Ofqual regulated  half-day course

The QA Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who want to increase their awareness of fire safety in the workplace. Candidates will learn basic fire safety principles in order to ensure they are keeping themselves and others in the workplace safe at all times. They will also learn what to do in the event of an emergency and the simple measures that can be taken to control the risk of fires. With subjects covered in just half a day, this course is an ideal way to ensure that all employees have a good understanding of fire safety, whilst minimising disruption to your organisation’s day to day activity.

What's Covered:

  • Causes of fires in the workplace
  • The costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees and society
  • Basic fire safety duties and responsibilities
  • Actions to be taken in the event of a fire
  • Principles of fire risk control
  • Key elements for effective fire risk management
  • The fire triangle and controlling fire risks
  • Fire risk control measures
  • Fire prevention measures
  • Safe use of portable fire-fighting equipment
  • Fire safety equipment checks
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QA Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (RQF)

Ofqual regulated 1 day course Fire Safety (RQF)

Is your Workplace Safe?

Did you know that breaches of fire safety laws can result in unlimited fines and imprisonment? The QA Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for anyone who has a specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace, such as designated fire wardens/fire marshals. Successful candidates will gain an understanding of fire safety management at work and the specific roles and responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.  

Successful candidates will gain an  understanding of fire safety management  at work and the specific roles and
responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.

  • Causes of fires in the workplace
  • The fire triangle
  • Hazards during and after a fire
  • Fire and smoke spread
  • Identifying and controlling fire hazards:
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire detection and raising the alarm
  • Means of escape
  • Principles of extinguishing fires
  • Fire-fighting equipment and systems
  • Fire safety laws
  • Duties and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Undertaking a fire safety inspection
  • Fire safety risk assessments
  • Contents of a fire safety briefing
  • Roles and responsibilities of the nominated fire warden:
    - On a day-to-day basis
    - During an emergency
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QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care (RQF)

The QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care (RQF) is intended for those who work, or plan to work with patients or clients in a health and social care setting, such as: hospitals, care homes and day care centres.

During this comprehensive course, Learners will cover a variety of topics relating to health and safety procedures in a health and social care setting. Topics covered include: standards for health and safety welfare in a health and social care environment, risk assessments, importance of personal hygiene and more.

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Our Blended Learning Courses

Combining remote training and e-learning with the traditional face to face teaching.

  • Reduce staff time away from their core roles
  • Complete the online learning package in "bitesize" parts at times to suit you.
  • More cost effective than traditional classroom courses.

Blended Learning QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

Did you know that an estimated 555,000 workers in Britain sustained an injury at work in 2017/18?

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.

This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement,

it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!

Our blended learning QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace, without having to attend 3 days of classroom teaching.

Our state of the art learning resources programme provided supplied by Qualsafe Awards enables you to gain knowledge and  theory in your own time before attending a 2day First Aid at Work workshop, saving you time and money, safe in the knowledge you are still gaining a legally accredited quality First Aid at Work qualification

Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid. What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks.

The Blended learning -QA Level 3Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)-  consists of 2 parts:  Part 1: Complete our amazing, interactive e-Learning package.

Part 2: Delegates attend a 2-day classroom-based workshop

PART 1

TOPICS COVERED IN PART 1 – eLearning session

  • Role and responsibilities of first aid
  • Infection control, consent,
  • First aid equipment
  • Incident reporting
  • Incident and casualty assessment:
  • Calling for help
  • Secondary survey
  • Hypoxia
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes Recognition and treatment
  • Asthma
  • Hyperventilation Recognition and treatment
  • Burn sand scalds (including electrical and chemical burns) Recognition and treatment
  • Eye injuries Recognition and treatment
  • Poisons Recognition and treatment
  • Anaphylaxis Recognition
  • Chest injuries Recognition and treatment
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Stroke Recognition and treatment
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Sprains and strains
  • Spinal injuries

PART 2

Topics covered in part 2 - Day 1-classroom based workshop

Recap e-learning topics and practical application:

  • Role and responsibilities of the first aider:
  • Infection control
  • Consent,
  • First aid equipment
  • Incident reporting
  • Incident and casualty assessment: Scene survey, primary survey, calling for help/information practical application
  • Minor burns & scalds
  • CPR and AED: Unresponsive casualty not breathing normally Recognition, treatment and practical assessment
  • Unconscious casualty breathing normally: Recognition, treatment and practical assessment
  • Management of a seizure
  • Choking casualty: Recognition, treatment and practical assessment
  • Shock: Types, recognition and treatment
  • External bleeding: Recognition, treatment and practical assessment
  • Minor injuries: Small cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters, and nosebleed.

Day 2-classroom based workshop. Recap e-learning topics: including practical application.

  • Poisons Recognition and treatment
  • Asthma Recognition and treatment
  • Anaphylaxis Recognition and treatment
  • Chest injuries Recognition and treatment
  • Angina and heart attack Recognition and treatment
  • Stroke Recognition and treatment
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains Recognition, treatment and practical
  • Head and spinal injuries Recognition, treatment and practical assessment
  • Epilepsy Recognition and treatment
  • Diabetes Recognition and treatment
  • Secondary survey Recognition, treatment and practical assessment
  • Eye injuries Recognition and treatment
  • Burns and scalds Recognition and treatment
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Blended Learning QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work requalification (RQF)

Our state of the art e-learning resources programme provided supplied by Qualsafe Awards enables you to gain knowledge and  theory in your own time before attending a 1 day First Aid at Work requalification workshop, saving you time and money, safe in the knowledge you are still gaining a legally accredited quality First Aid at Work qualification

This Qualsafe Awards blended course you will still learn the latest techniques for dealing with emergency situations and managing injuries and illnesses in the workplace and what’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks.

The Blended learning -QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at work requalification course  (RQF)-  consists of 2 parts:

 Part 1: complete our amazing, interactive e-Learning package.

Part 2: Delegates attend a 1-day classroom-based workshop

TOPICS COVERED IN PART 1 - e-Learning session

  • Role and responsibilities of the first aider:
  • Infection control, consent, first aid equipment
  • Incident reporting
  • Incident and casualty assessment: Scene survey, the primary survey, calling for help/information
  • Secondary survey
  • Hypoxia Recognition and treatment
  • Epilepsy Recognition and treatment
  • Diabetes Recognition and treatment
  • Asthma (including respiratory system)Recognition and treatment
  • Hyperventilation Recognition and treatment 25mins
  • Burns and scalds (including electrical and chemical burns) Recognition and treatment
  • Eye injuries Recognition and treatment
  • Poisons Recognition and treatment
  • Anaphylaxis Recognition and treatment
  • Chest injuries Recognition and treatment
  • Heart conditions Recognition and treatment of angina and heart attack
  • Stroke Recognition and treatment
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains Recognition and treatment
  • Spinal injuries Recognition and treatment

PART 2  - 1-day classroom-based workshop to complete First Aid practical’s, recap knowledge taught on part 1-e-learning session and included following topics :

  • Unresponsive casualty not breathing normally Demonstration of CPR & AED (primary survey theory covered in pre-learning) CPR & AED learner practice
  • Unconscious casualty breathing normally. Recovery position. (inc. seizure management)
  • Choking casualty – Practical
  • External bleeding Including treatment for shock and bandaging practical
  • Minor injuries: Small cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters, nosebleeds.
  • Factures treatment – slings – Practical (theory covered in pre-learning)
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal injuries
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Our e-Learning Courses

Truly comparable to a classroom experience, this interactive learning method brings theory training to life with a variety of immersive activities, quizzes and videos.

Our e-learning courses are an excellent way to refresh current knowledge at times to suit you.

Fire Safety e-Learning

Provided by Qualsafe. This short course incorporates fully immersive quizzes and activities are designed for anyone who has specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace such as fire wardens/fire marshals. Providing you with the highest possible standard of learning.

About the course

Written by a team of professionals, the Fire Safety e-Learning course allows you to build an understanding of fire safety management and the specific roles and responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.

Covers how fires are caused, the risk associated with fire, principles of fire safety management at work, understanding the role of a fire warden and more.

Combines clear, up to date information with real-life images and diagrams to help make learning as simple as possible.

This course is valid for 180 days (approx. 6 months) from when the course is assigned to a learner.

Please note – on its own, this e-Learning does not result in a Qualsafe ‘regulated’ qualification.
If you require a regulated qualification, please get in touch for further information:

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e-learning First Aid at Work CPD

e-learning logins will be provided when full payment has been received and within 2 working days

Created by Qualsafe.com an industry-leading First Aid at Work Blended Learning (4-6hrs verifiable CPD)

This course incorporates ultra-high quality video production, fully immersive quizzes, and activities, designed to impart knowledge from our trusted clinical experts. Guaranteed to provide you with the highest possible standard of learning. This course meets the requirements of the FAQP Blending Learning Standards.

Please note:  on its own, this e-Learning does NOT result in a Qualsafe ‘regulated’ qualification but can be used as the blended learning element of any First Aid at Work course. If you require a full first aid at work qualification and certificate please call 01213292288 E:info@willhantraining.co.uk where we look forward to chatting with you.

About the course

Written by a team of professionals, with our state-of-the-art courses you can be confident that learners’ individual needs are being met and that they’ve acquired the knowledge needed to confidently deal with first aid situations.

Written by the UK’s leading first aid author, an experienced paramedic and first aid trainer - Nigel Barraclough

Combines clear, up to date information with real-life images and diagrams to help make learning as simple as possible

Features topics on Acid Attacks, Sepsis, Tourniquets and Wound Packing

Compliant with Resuscitation Council (UK), European Resuscitation Council and European First Aid Guidelines.

This course is valid for 180 days (approx. 6 months) from when the course is assigned to you. w-Learning logins will be provided when full payment has been received and within 2 working days

Please note – on its own, this e-Learning does NOT result in a Qualsafe ‘regulated’ qualification but can be used as the blended learning element of any First Aid at Work course.
If you require a full first aid at work qualification and certificate please call 01213292288 E:info@willhantraining.co.uk where we look forward to chatting with you.

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Client testimonials

We have lots of happy clients throughout the West Midlands. Some have been kind enough to leave us a review.

Sharon Simpson

Thoroughly enjoyed our First Aid at Work.  It was very informative in a very relaxed atmosphere. Our trainer Louise Vickers explained everything very clearly and if you didn't understand she would go over it again in a way that you didn't feel embarrassed for asking.

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Emma Daniels

What a brilliant course. Louise is a fabulous teacher and has endless patience, she will explain things in a way that makes it seem easy and even the silliest questions are answered without making you feel silly.

Lindsay Beech

I love Louise’s courses.

Always fun and she makes sure everyone fully understands what she is teaching. Always gives me confidence in my abilities. Thank you Louise.

Chloe Birch

A really informative course and Louise was brilliant explaining everything and making everyone feel welcome.

This has made me feel more confident with the information and knowledge I now know.

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Louise Harris

We have used Willhan Training quite a few times now for infection control training and first aid.

I would highly recommend Louise to anyone looking for courses!

Nadia Reznik

Fantastic course with Louise in Tamworth, she really ensured everyone understood each topic before moving on to the next and made it fun whilst being informative.

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Nadine Shaw

Our staff were very pleased with the training offered, they said Louise was very professional and she taught them things they hadn't learnt from a previous course with St Johns Ambulance.



Who we have worked with

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation TrustCentre for DentistryArthur Terry Learning PartnershipLearning Trust for ExcellenceYMCA