This is the most popular first aid qualification. The Emergency First aid at work qualification is the choice of many employers to ensure they are meeting the requirements of the Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations.
Candidates successfully completing this course will be entitled to act as a first aider in the workplace. This Emergency First Aid at Work course may be more suitable whereby a needs assessment has identified a low-risk work environment. This course complies with the Health & Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 (Appendix 6 Content of an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Course)
Who should attend?
This course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments
What you will learn?
The content of this course provides basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations, covering the following:
- The role of the first aider
- Health and safety regulations
- Managing an emergency
- Unresponsive casualty
- Choking (adult)
- Defibrillator pad placement
- Defibrillator prompts and how to respond
- Seizures (adult)
- Bleeding (minor and severe)
- Resuscitation (adult CPR)
Duration: one-day (7 hours)
Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessment
More: for more information about this qualification, download the qualification specification
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