Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

Award Description

A safe working environment is a basic right for all workers and a responsibility for all employers. This one-day first aid course covers a range of CPR and first aid skills, providing employers and your staff with the skills to reduce the risks and dangers in your workplace. The Emergency First Aid at Work is endorsed by CIMSPA and the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum.

RLSS UK is regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA in Northern Ireland.

Prerequisites:

Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the time of taking the assessment.

No prior first aid knowledge is required.

Course Content: 

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • How to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • How to assess an incident
  • How to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • How to manage a casualty with a minor injury
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • How to manage a casualty with external bleeding

Assessment:

Emergency First Aid at Work is Trainer Assessed throughout the course and the assessment should determine a learner’s ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty. All Assessment Criteria in the units must be achieved.

Renewal:

To re-qualify, learners must be assessed against all learning outcomes and assessment criteria in the unit. For EFAW this will be the same as the initial course of six hours. An EFAW renewal course must not be run over a period of more than three weeks.