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First Aid and Cross Infection Training for Dental and Healthcare professionals

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  • First Aid – Defib and CPR training courses  
  • 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.

First Aid training in West Midlands

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.

Qualsafe Awards Registered Centre

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.

First Aid and Safety Training in West Midlands

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.

Use our easy-to-use First Aid Requirements Calculator.

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Our Courses

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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

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 Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF)

This yearly required course complies with GDC & CQC requirements.

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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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.

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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

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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 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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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