Emergency First Aid at Work – EFAW

Introductory first aid course for nominated first aider. Minimum qualification to meet the first aid requirements of a company.

Provides all the practical skills and knowledge from making initial assessment and administering first aid to recording and reporting incidents.

For client site bookings, please contact us

15% off equipment online for training participants

Learn More

For group bookings or to request an alternative date please contact us

First Aid course for any nominated Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) individuals or businesses who manage the first aid requirements for work sites or offices and take responsibility for first aid arrangements to comply with the needs of Health & Safety (First Aid Regulations) 1981.

Emergency First Aid at Work – EFAW teaches participants how to promptly assess, prioritise and manage incidents, deal with minor injuries, casualty handling, administration of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The course contains both theory and hands on practical training sessions.

The elements covered over the EFAW one day training course include:

  • First aid priorities
  • Managing incidents
  • Basic life support
  • Examination of a casualty
  • Unconsciousness
  • Control of bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Regulations
  • First aid kits
  • Recording and reporting

Practical skills covered in the course include:

  • Casualty handling
  • Administration of first aid safely, promptly and efficiently to:
    • A casualty who is unconscious
    • A casualty who is wounded or bleeding and / or in shock
    • A casualty who is choking, or who has difficulty breathing
  • Administration of cardio pulmonary resuscitation – CPR
  • Provision of appropriate first aid for minor injuries

Safety footwear is required for all practical training sessions.

The course certificate is valid for a three year period, after which participants will need to revalidate their training. It is however advised that participants should refresh their training every 12 months.

15% discount – on completion of your training course you will receive a voucher code giving you 15% off your next heightec equipment order online.

Also Available:

Work at Height First Aid Pack – a portable kit for use on high structures. Compliant with BS 8599-1:2019. The kit can be attached to harness for easy transport. Contained in a rucksack style case, with prominent reflective markings, zip around opening and a robust carry handle with attachment loop for clipping to a harness.

Emergency First Aid at Work

Course Details

Duration: 1 day
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal, Leeds
Entry Requirements:
  • Minimum age 18.
  • Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TSK6U
Assessment: Practical and written
Certification: External accreditation
Validity Period: 3 years. Recommend refresher every 12 months.
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested at course registration.