The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course is designed to equip individuals with the basic knowledge and skills to provide immediate and appropriate first aid in the workplace. It covers essential lifesaving techniques to respond to various medical emergencies until professional medical help arrives.
Who needs this qualification?
This course suits lower-risk work environments, such as offices, shops, or organisations with fewer than 100 employees.
It is also suitable for anyone identified by their employer as suitable to take on the role of an emergency first aider in their workplace.
Why is this training important?
Having the skills and knowledge to administer emergency first aid to oneself and others is vital to an organisation’s emergency plans and procedures. This course will equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to deal with life-threatening conditions until help arrives.
The H&S (First Aid) regulations 1981 place a general duty on employers to provide first aid treatment to employees within the workplace environment. If having assessed the first aid needs, an employer appoints first aiders, the first aider must have a valid certificate of competence.
• The role and responsibility of a first aider
• Assessing incidents and conducting a scene survey
• Unresponsive casualties, recovery position and CPR
• Safely and effectively use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
• External bleeding
• Burns and scalds
• Minor injuries including small cuts, bruises, and splinters
Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:
• Understand the role and responsibility of a First Aider
• Assess an incident
• Manage a casualty who is unresponsive and NOT breathing normally
• Provide First Aid to an unresponsive and breathing normally casualty
• Manage a casualty who is in seizure
• Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
• Manage a casualty with external bleeding
• Manage a casualty who is in shock
• Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury
• Understand how to manage a casualty with minor burns and scalds
Certificated by: Ouch Learning and Development – approved by the FAIB
Duration: 1 day
Assessment: Multiple choice exam & practical assessment
Validity of award: 3 years
Learner-to-trainer ratio: Maximum 12 learners
Included in the price:
- Interactive and engaging course
- Qualification & digital certificate
- Course manual & materials
- Keyring rebreath face shield
- Access to FREE resources including Appointed Persons posters for your workplace
- Access to our customer portal to view your bookings, download previous certificates and generate training reports of your employees
- Automatic email reminders for certificate expiries
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