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Willhan Training - Health & Safety Training in West Midlands

Don’t wait for a medical emergency to happen before you learn lifesaving skills

Book your place on any of our courses delivered in and around the West Midlands today.

Did you know that 38.8 million working days were lost due to work-related illnesses and workplace injury in 2019/20?

It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety, and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. This includes providing sufficient information, instruction, and training to employees to allow them to work in a way that does not put themselves or others at risk. These Regulations apply to all workplaces including those with less than five employees and to the self-employed.

First Aid training in West Midlands

Safety Training in the workplace

We provide a range of First Aid courses suitable for business. From basic first aid, through to using a defibrillator.

Our Health & Safety courses include slips trips and falls, and manual handling.

Qualsafe Awards Registered Centre

Legally accredited qualifications

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

All come with the legally recognised certificate for any industry to prove your hard work as standard.

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 business or your workplace.

Individuals can also book onto our courses, which run throughout the year.

'Blended Learning' courses have arrived.

First Aid at Work & Paediatric First Aid training courses

Outstand quality, state of the art and interactive Blended Learning package in First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid

With this new blended learning option , you can now complete our innovative e-Learning package before completing a face to face tutor-led workshop  in the classroom focussing on the practical first aid skills.

From as little as £79 in total per person to attend an in-house 2day QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid *based on 12 attending T&Cs apply*

You really are in safe hands with our legally accredited training and qualifications.

We can provide all our courses at your premises at times to suit you or book your place on any of our our First Aid training courses.

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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 First Aid Courses

First Aid training in West Midlands

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

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. 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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First Aid training in West Midlands

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. 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 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 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Annual Refresher) (RQF)

Did you know that the HSE guidelines state that employers should ensure their first aiders remain competent to perform their role? As such, it is strongly recommended that first aiders undertake annual refresher training to practise their skills and update their knowledge on the latest first aid procedures.

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Annual Refresher) (RQF) qualification is specifically designed to allow qualified first aiders to update their first aid skills yearly, until requalification training is required. Successful candidates will leave with a renewed confidence, having had the opportunity to practise essential first aid procedures, as well as learn the latest techniques needed to deal with an emergency situation.

This 3-4 Hour course is an ideal way to satisfy HSE requirements whilst minimising disruption to your organisation’s day to day activities!

Topics covered:

  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Choking
  • Seizures
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QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF)

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.

Topics covered:

  • Chain of survival
  • Assessing an incident
  • Casualty assessment
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR
  • AED safety considerations
  • Using an AED
  • Combining AED use with CPR
  • Using an AED on a child
  • Procedures for when Emergency services arrive
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QA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF)

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 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 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills needed to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) 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.

Topics Covered:

  • Basic life support
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Procedures for when Emergency services arrive
  • Basic AED maintenance
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QA Level 2 Award In Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (RQF)

Anaphylaxis is a severe and life-threatening allergic reaction, which requires immediate medical attention. With the number of sufferers increasing each year, it is extremely important to know what to do when faced with this acute emergency condition.

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (RQF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic life support and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency.

Successful candidates will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, and will be equipped with the vital skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective treatment.  

Topics covered:

  • Chain of survival
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Common anaphylaxis triggers
  • Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
  • Treatment
  • Medication
  • Adrenaline auto-injectors
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QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (RQF)

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed to equip candidates with the essential skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support in an emergency situation.

It is the perfect qualification for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities to provide basic life support for adults and children.

It is also ideal for qualified first aiders who are looking to refresh their knowledge and practise the latest basic life support techniques.

Topics covered:  

  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Recognising when to commence CPR and defibrillation
  • Adult CPR and defibrillation
  • Child CPR and defibrillation
  • Infant CPR and defibrillation
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Assessing levels of consciousness:
  • Opening the airways
  • Checking breathing
  • Recovery Position
  • Managing choking
  • Recognising the signs of choking
  • Choking treatment for adults,children and infants
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Our Health & Safety Courses

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QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

The QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) qualification is ideal for all employees to raise their awareness of health and safety in the workplace.

During this 6 hour course, Learners will develop a greater understanding of health and safety issues, including: health and safety laws, risk assessments and risk control hierarchy, identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards and more.

Topics covered:

  • Roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Health and safety laws, including:
    • Penalties for non-compliance
    • Training and competence in the workplace
    • Communicating health and safety information
  • Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy
  • Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards:
    • Slips, trips and falls
    • Manual handling
    • Fire safety
    • Working from height
    • Electricity
    • Hazardous substances
    • Workplace conditions
    • Ergonomics
    • Equipment
    • Noise and vibration
    • Transport and vehicles
    • Violence
    • Smoking, alcohol and drugs
    • Stress
  • Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents
  • Recording incidents, accidents and ill health
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QA Level 1 Health and Safety in the workplace

The QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) has been designed for all employees working in different types of environments to help raise their awareness of health and safety in the workplace.

During this half day course, Learners will develop a basic knowledge of health and safety issues such as: hazards and risks in the workplace, workplace conditions that can affect health and safety, and the requirements for workplace procedures.

Topics covered:

  • Health and Safety roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • The importance of health and safety in the workplace Workplace hazards and risks:
    • Slips, trips and falls
    • Working at heights
    • Manual handling
    • Hazardous substances
    • Machinery and vehicles
    • Electricity
    • Fire
    • Stress
  • Workplace conditions that can affect health and safety
  • Health and safety signage
  • Personal Protective Equipment and its uses
  • Importance of personal hygiene
  • The purpose of first aid provision
  • The need for reporting incidents and ill health
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QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF)

The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) qualification has been specifically designed for all employees to help raise their awareness of the risks associated with unsafe manual handling practices. It is also ideal for those who might have to carry out manual handling as part of their job such as handling deliveries, parcels and boxes.

Over a half day period, successful Learners will develop a greater awareness of manual handling, including: common manual handling injuries, the safe movement principles, theory of safe manual handling principles and manual handling equipment.

Topics covered:

  • Common manual handling injuries
    Manual handling laws
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
    Risk assessments
  • Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
    • Musculoskeletal system
    • Centre of gravity
    • Lever system
  • Theory of safe manual handling principles, including:
    • Preparing for a lift
    • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
    • Team manual handling
  • Manual handling equipment:
    • Types of manual handling aids and equipment
    • Maintenance and requirements for testing
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QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)

The QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves manual handling. It is ideal for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops.

During this 6 hour course, Learners will learn the key principles of manual handling and how to apply these to their workplace. They will also practise a wide range of techniques, ensuring that they leave the course confident and proficient in moving and handling.

Topics covered:

  • Common manual handling injuries
  • Manual handling laws
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
    Risk assessments
  • Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
    • Musculoskeletal system
    • Centre of gravity
    • Lever system
  • Manual handling equipment:
    • Types of manual handling aids and equipment
    • Maintenance and requirements for testing
  • Manual handling practical sessions:
    • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
    • Team manual handling
    • Using equipment
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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