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Essential Training for Workplace Safety: Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

It is paramount that you can trust the person who will care for you if you are injured or suddenly ill at work and equally important that they have the training to help and support you.


This course is suitable for anyone who might need to provide first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill at work.


The course covers a wide range of injuries and illnesses.

1 Days


Minimum 6 Hours


£ 495 (12 Max)

Get Trained in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) - Enhance Your Life-Saving Skills Today!


Learners successfully completing this course may act as a

first aider in the workplace.


This course complies with the Health & Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

(Appendix 6 Content of an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Course)

The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) enables learners to gain knowledge and competencies to deal with the more common (and serious)

emergency first aid situations.


Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe and effective emergency first aid in situations with an understanding of the

role of the first aider.

EFAW: Ideal for Workplace First Aiders and Beyond

This course is taken by anyone who is required to undertake

such training under the 

Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.

This Emergency First Aid at Work course may be more suitable where a needs assessment has identified a low-risk work environment.

Discover the Requirements, Structure, and

Benefits of EFAW

Learners will be required to complete theory and practical assessments.

Each learner will be evaluated by the trainer to ensure they meet the minimum standards to complete the course or qualification.

Get Certified in EFAW:

Learn About the Course Structure

Under Appendix 6 of the H&S (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

On completion of the EFAW course, successful candidates should have satisfactorily demonstrated competence in all the subject areas listed in

Appendix 6 and be able to:


Appendix 6

  • understand the role of the first-aider, including reference to:

    • the importance of preventing cross infection;

    • the need for recording incidents and actions;

    • use of available equipment;

  • assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;

  • administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including a seizure);

  • administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external defibrillator;

  • administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;

  • administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;

  • 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.

EFAW: Your Path to Effective

First Aid Knowledge and Certification

Successful candidates will be awarded a

Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate valid for 3 years

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