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Don't take our word for it - here's what people say about us!

Please see testimonials below (they come up at random - if you'd like to see more, please refresh the page), our most recent reviews on CourseCheck here, on Facebook here and on Google My Business here.

We always aim to give the same high quality, fun and engaging training, whichever course or subject we cover! Just read those testimonials to see that we manage to do so every time.

Our Reviews


Paediatric First Aid

Very well organised, clear and great resources. Thank you very much! I'm ready for action now!

JF

First Aid at Work

I enjoyed the course very much.
It was well presented, very interesting and I now feel after the 3 day coarse, I have a good solid knowledge of hands on first aid.

Shane Pattison

Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing

Thank You Pochat Training,
Your webinar on Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing is Great and is a very needed tool during these "pandemic times" we are living, our stress either at home or work or both has been elevating and these easy strategies in your training, Promotes Mental well-being through five basic pillars in a fun and engaging way that turn learning into action, it help us to determine how we handle stress, relate to others and make choices.
Either as a refresher course or your 1st Well being Training, I recommend it 100% 🙂.
Thanks again and be safe.

Elizabeth Pochat Eselente

Training session

I attended a short training session today run by Ottilia on how to help save a choking person. It was very simple and practical and I don't think I'll forget what to do. Hopefully, I'll never need to use it but you never know. I'd recommend Ottilia if your company needs any kind of hands on first aid training

Matt Spivey

Emergency First Aid At Work

Once again, the training was delivered with professionalism whilst keeping it fun and engaging. Looking forward to next year and sending colleagues.

Tony Kenny

EFAW & Basic Life Support

Excellent - Highly Recommend! Emergency First Aid at Work & Basic Life Support Course were both very interesting and engaging! Ottilia makes it fun to learn and gets everyone involved. Thank you!

Amanda Crofts

Emergency First Aid at Work

Really enjoyed this course and Ottilia's enthusiastic knowledgable presentation. Learned some great skills in a friendly group environment.

SP

Emergency First Aid at Work

I attended an Emergency First Aid at Work Course, it was delivered very well and I would definitely recommend this business for training. Ottilia was very patient with everyone and kept going over things until everyone on the course fully understood. I really enjoyed the course I attended and I feel confident applying the knowledge which I was taught.

Charlie Goodwin

First Aid for Children

These guys provided first aid training for 120 over two days from my Martial Arts academy in Nottingham.

They were a pleasure to work with and were always punctual, pleasant and we would highly recommend them

We can't wait to work with them again soon.

Well done guys, keep up the amazing work

Daniyaal Davis

First Aid Skills Practice Session

Excellent - great for my confidence

TC

First Aid at Work

An absolute pleasure to have done business with Ottilia. It is rare to see an instructor who not only shows deep knowledge of their subject but also real passion. No question was ever too difficult nor too trivial whilst the whole course was fun and engaging with high levels of variety interactivity! One part in particular really grabbed our attention, but I'll not spoil the surprise! I really do look forward to working with Ottilia again and I offer this recommendation as the easiest I've ever given.

Tony Kenny

Emergency First Aid at Work

Good to have a course with lots of practical work.

Deborah Gommersall

Paediatric First Aid

Great course, very detailed clear and excellent resources. Feel prepared to deal with first aid situations with confidence now. Thank you!

Josephine Ferriswheel

Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis

I completed a Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis course on Tuesday (19 Apr 16). Excellent! The tutor was brilliant - made it all very straightforward. Not too much theory but plenty of practicals. I now feel competent to help out in an emergency

AG

Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

In July 2020 I took the Level 3 Supervising Mental Health First Aid course run by Ottilia. I've had previous experince of being trained by Ottilia so I knew the qualtiy would be good . Doing a three day course over Zoom during lockdown and I admit to being a bit nervoud before we started about whether I would be able to sustain my concentration and attendance. I needn't have worried, the course was beautifully organised wthe breaks built in and Ottilia's use of multi media, interactive tools and group discussion meant this was a very engaging and hands on programme . It was really clear that this a subject area Ottilia knows well, has real expertise in and commitment to . I couldn't have picked a better trianiner for this important area of professional development and I now feel much more secure that I could offer appropriate support and mental health first aid as and when needed

Sue Sanford

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Thank you for your very thorough guidance today.

CP

Emergency First Aid at Work

Recently attended the Emergency First aid at work course with Pochat training. Trainer was very knowledgable on the subject area, and used an array of learning tools to support the training. I found this really helpful. Also impressed that the course was on a Saturday, enabling me to attend around other commitments.

Claire Watson

Mental Health First Aid

Everything has changed. Pochat training has up'd her game. Brilliant online mental Health First Aid course. Recommended

Pat Marshall

Emergency First Aid at Work

A very good, well presented course. Relaxed and not put under any pressure.

AM

First Aid at Work Annual Refresher

Enjoyed once again. Many thanks.

DC

First Aid at Work Annual Refresher

Extremely helpful & competent teacher. Enjoyable course.

Stella Couloutbanis

Emergency First Aid at Work

Recently completed an Emergency First Aid course run by Ottilia - she delivered a great course with enthusiasm and knowledge. It was fun and entertaining whilst also teaching us the serious skills to save someone's life. Highly recommended whether you are new to first aid or refreshing your skills.

Steve Pickles

First Aid at Work

This was a very informative and hands on course. It was fun and interesting and held in a friendly and relaxed environment.
I now certainly feel confident enough to handle most first aid emergencies I'm likely to encounter.
Big thanks to Pochat Training.. Would recommend to anyone.

Tony Jones

Choking

Very knowledgable Ottilia, learnt a new skill in your session and you made it fun! Thankyou

JE

Emergency First Aid at Work

We completed the First Aid course recently with Ottilia, We have attended other course in the past with other trainers but nothing as good as this one. The way she made learning interactive and fun was very enjoyable and at the end of the day you leave feeling confident that you have learned some valuable life saving skills.. Highly recommended. Thank you Ottilia

Mike Marris

Paediatric First Aid

Thank you very much- the course was excellent

JF

VERY good trainer

Ottilia Pochat you are a VERY good trainer. So knowledgeable with clear explanations and the patience of a saint!

Elaine Godley

High quality and fun training

Ottilia has been delivering training courses for me for a while now. She has recently established her own business in Chesterfield. I am confident that she will continue to provide the same high quality and fun training that she always has. I wish her every success. Book a place now. You will not be disappointed.

Pat Marshall

Presentation

Really interesting and fun presentation from Ottilia this morning, and I've really felt like I have learnt something that would make a real difference should the worst happen.

Paul Chapman

Basic Life Support for Adults and Children

I attended my third BLS course with Ottilia yesterday. Very thorough and enjoyable as always. Would highly recommend

Andrea Wheeldon

Basic Life Support for Adults and Children

Brilliant course. Ottilia is a great trainer and makes it so much fun and a knowledgeful session. Definitely recommended.

Arifa Usman

citizenAID

Attended the citizen aid course this week, absolutely brilliant. Whilst we all hope that we are never involved in a major incident, the big question though would be are we prepared, what would we do? This course discusses various incidents and some are uncomfortable to think about, but if something happened most people panic, after this course you are likely to stay calm, take control and above all save lives. This course is for everyone due to the current threats in the world, However large companies especially should consider training their staff, It may save your life or someone close to you. Highly recommended , well presented and really interesting.

Ian Mcclumpha

Lighthearted but educational

Ottilia put on a fun and informative demonstration of her first aid skills at a networking meeting I ran. Ottilia made the session light hearted but educational which is a great balance of skills.

Wendy Ward

Minor Injuries Webinar

I enjoyed the minor injuries webinar as it refreshed my memory in these areas and gave me the confidence to deal with any of these now. The training was delivered with practical demonstrations and I enjoyed the chance to use my brain during lockdown.

Debbie Grosch-Squance

Emergency First at Work

Thought the course was excellent and the teacher was excellent.

DK

Great Training

Great training, would definitely recommend xx

Jade Danielle

Emergency First Aid at Work

Excellent training course. Would recommend to anyone. Interactive and informative.

LB

Emergency First Aid at Work

Highly recommended. I was a police officer for over 26 years and had regular first aid courses, they could be best described as minimum standard to simply tick a box. I am now a self employed therapist. This course with Ottilia was fantastic , great structure and presentation, went way above the normal training syllabus in my opinion, In depth training in a relaxed fun atmosphere I would highly recommend sending your employees to this trainer, they will come away more than capable of dealing with any emergency situation, of course self employed like myself will benefit greatly. Thank you once again for a wonderful course

Ian Mcclumpha

First Aid at Work Requalification Course

This was a very informative and hands on course. It was fun and interesting and held in a friendly and relaxed environment.
I now certainly feel confident enough to handle most first aid emergencies I'm likely to encounter.
Big thanks to Pochat Training.. Would recommend to anyone.

5 stars

Tony Jones

Emergency First Aid at Work

10/10 Excellent. Would recommend.

RB

First Aid at Work Requalifying Course

Just completed my 3 year requalification for first aid. Learnt a few things and was reminded of others. Enjoyed the course and would recommend to others

MPW

Highly recommend

I'd highly recommend Ottilia! Just today I confidently and calmly stopped my 6 year old choking just a few weeks after my training with her!

Tony Kenny

First Aid for Children

brilliant training really easy for even the younger ones to understand. my daughter demonstrated how to put someone in a recovery position at school

Kulsoom Hussain

First Aid for Children

My daughter attended a first aid course with Pochat training, the delivery and content was engaging and relevant to her age, as well as being fun. The mix of interactive hands on tasks and discussion was really good. I would definitely recommend.

Matt Burrows

Emergency First Aid at Work

Thank you, I found today really useful & feel much more confident about CPR/AED & Epipen (although not part of course). Discussions really useful. Also child/Infant first aid very useful

PRP

Emergency First Aid at Work

Recently attended the Emergency First aid at work course with Pochat training. Trainer was very knowledgable on the subject area, and used an array of learning tools to support the training. I found this really helpful. Also impressed that the course was on a Saturday, enabling me to attend around other commitments.

CW

citizenAID

I recently attended the citizenAid course. I thoroughly enjoyed the day. There was a lot of information to digest and Ottilia make sure the balance and pace of delivery was just right for group . I would recommend this course to everyone, it really opened my eyes !

Susan Monks

Emergency First Aid at Work

Very friendly + enthusiastic trainer

CB

Emergency First Aid at Work

Thanks for today. It was very good.

William Phillips

Emergency First Aid at Work

Very interesting and engaging - Thank you.

MM

A trainer who puts "fun" high on her list

If you are looking a trainer who puts "fun" high on her list of priorities then Ottilia is your person. I so remember her teaching a first aid course (serious subject) and someone outsidee of the room asking what the class was laughing so much. It is a very serious subject but that does not mean we cannot have a little fun. Ottilia provides excellent training, assessment and quality assurance services . Particular skills included First Aid, health and Safety, Food Safety, Manual Handling and Fire Safety

Pat Marshall

Emergency First Aid at Work

The course was very well taught. I was worried of the practical elements, but everyone was friendly & encouraging.

Leona Greenwood

Health and Safety Training

Excellent training by a very competent trainer. We all enjoyed the course!

RC

First Aid at Work

Excellent course, well delivered

AK

Emergency First Aid at Work

Ottilia is an excellent teacher; enthusiastic and knowledgable. Her style is a great balance of fun and informative presentation. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel confident about my first aid skills learned here.

GT

Get her in every school!

Ottillia did a practical session at a recent 4 Networking meeting which was lots of fun, she demonstrated a great deal of knowledge and understanding but in a very easy to replicate manner. Learning through doing and whilst having a good time is a great way to learn some really important life skills - get her in every school!!, this training needs to be on the curriculum for all kids!!

Wendy Ward

Management of Anaphylaxis

This course and contents covered my needs and was informative

MPW

Choking

I attended a 4N meeting where Ottilia carried out a session on what to do if someone's choking. It was a practical session which she made fun and engaging, ensuring we learned exactly what we needed to.... I am really grateful for her session... thank you!

MD

First Aid for Children

Brilliant training really well organised. Kids came away having learnt a valuable life skill and they had fun doing it!! They had more than adequate resourses and members of staff. Thank you.

Fozia Shahzad

Emergency First Aid at Work

Completed the First Aid course today with Ottilia, one amazing lady! Full of interesting stories, knowledge, humour and the way she made learning interactive and fun was genius. Highly recommended! Hope to have the pleasure of Pochat training again in the future. Thank you Ottilia.

Josh West

Emergency First Aid at Work

Recently attended the Emergency First aid at work course with Pochat training. Trainer was very knowledgable on the subject area, and used an array of learning tools to support the training. I found this really helpful. Also impressed that the course was on a Saturday, enabling me to attend around other commitments.

Claire Watson

Her courses are not the norm

With Ottilia being one of my early clients we formed a working relationship from the get go. A straightforward, intelligent lady who has a passion for her work, business but most certainly her clients, to which one of my other clients can testify. Her courses are not the norm. As Ottilia says they are fun and engaging but importantly pack with relevant information beyond other course out there. Check Ottilia's business out - you could travel a lot less and fair a lot worse by not doing so.

Robin Nesbitt

Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing

Having attended a workshop with Ottilia on Mental Health and Wellbeing, I would like to recommend her to anyone who is thinking of attending one of her courses. the workshop was engaging have good visual content and was well balanced with interactive sessions and opportunities to participate. Very enjoyable and 2 hours well spent. Thank you Ottilia

Lynda Holbrey

Emergency First Aid at Work

It's been very interesting and learned quite a lot

AM

Brilliant First Aid Courses

Over the years I’ve attended several First Aid courses but although they were all useful this is the first time I’ve actually enjoyed one! I’d definitely recommend Pochat Training, in fact I’ve just booked a place on the CitizenAid training. The Chesterfield (Whittington) venue was easy to find and had free onsite parking which is always a bonus.

Jo Carter

First Aid at Work Requalifying Course

I really enjoyed completing my First Aid at Work requalifying course with Ottilia. It was good fun with lots of interactive games and activities to consolidate learning. Ottilia was very knowledgeable and experienced and I'd be happy to do other courses with her in future

Rebecca Norton

Recommendation

Ottilia gave a wonderful 4sight presentation about choking, it was fun, informative and very interactive for everyone that attended. Very knowledgable, and really insightful. I thoroughly enjoyed the 4sight, and learnt something new.

Jon Covey

Food Safety in Catering

Course works really well with a small group. Felt it moved at a good pace and held my interest. Training centre was at times cold but trainer helped by turning heating on.

GLS

Emergency First Aid at Work

Very informative course

IS

Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing

Attending Ottilia's mental health training session was enlightening and thought provoking. Her use of discussion within the group led to much more engagement than I expected from a webinar. Ideas floated around an upbeat presentation. Look forward to joining you on many more.

Abigail Phillips

Basic Life Support for Adults and Children

I attended a basic life support for adults and children today. Absolutely fantastic. Would highly recommend.

5 stars

Andrea Wheeldon

First Aid at Work

A great quality course delivered with real passion and deep knowledge. Looking forward to my refresher!!

Tony Kenny

Choking

Ottilia put on a fun and informative demonstration of her first aid skills at a networking meeting I ran. Ottilia made the session light hearted but educational which is a great balance of skills.

Wendy Ward

Recommendation

Recently completed an Emergency First Aid course run by Ottilia - she delivered a great course with enthusiasm and knowledge. It was fun and entertaining whilst also teaching us the serious skills to save someone's life. Highly recommended whether you are new to first aid or refreshing your skills.

SP

First Aid at Work Requalifying Course

Enjoyed completing my First Aid at Work requalifying course with Ottilia Pochat, who was very knowledgeable. It was fun and very interactive

Rebecca Norton

Practical Session

I attended a 4N meeting where Ottilia carried out a session on what to do if someone's choking. It was a practical session which she made fun and engaging, ensuring we learned exactly what we needed to.... I am really grateful for her session... thank you!

Jo Dufty

Emergency First Aid at Work

Brilliant trainer. Worked at the perfect pace for me. Very enjoyable.

Amie Button

First Aid at Work

Great course, great trainer, excellent scenarios

JH

First Aid at Work Requalifying Course

Just completed my 3 year requalification for first aid. Learnt a few things and was reminded of others. Enjoyed the course and would recommend to others

Michael Walker

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