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Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Course

The Emergency First Aid at Work course is usually run over 1 day from 9am to 4pm (we are able to change the times or possibly run over several evenings if you have a specific training need). This course is continuously assessed by the tutor during the day.

On completion of training, successful candidates will be able to:

Understand the role of the First-Aider, including reference to:

  1. the importance of preventing cross infection
  2. the need for recording incidents and actions
  3. use of available equipment;
  4. Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  5. Administer First Aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)
  6. Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  7. Administer First Aid to a casualty who is choking
  8. Administer First Aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  9. Administer First Aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

Provide appropriate First Aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)

At the end of this course you will receive an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate, to comply with Health and Safety (First Aid), 1981, approved Code of Practice L74, 1st October, 2013, which is valid for three years.