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Course overview

Our Emergency First Aid at Work Course runs from 9:00 – 16:00.

The EFAW training syllabus covers some important general first aid topics, including:

  • What are the roles and responsibilities of the first aider?
  • How should incidents be recorded and reported using a Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) form?
  • What should a first aid kit contain?
  • In a first aid emergency, how should you assess the situation and respond.

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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this emergency first aid at work course.

Modules breakdown

The course will also educate employees on how to handle a wide range of specific work-related situations, as well as teaching them cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Over the course of the emergency first aid training day, they will be taught how to deal with:

  • Minor cuts, grazes, splinters, and burns
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Fractures
  • Strokes
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Heart attacks and angina
  • Asthma
  • Unconscious colleagues

Some of our clients who trust us with their training:

choking scenario on our first aid course

Other Information

Do my employees need this course?

Some companies only require emergency training following a first aid risk assessment – in such cases, our 1-day emergency first aid at work course is sufficient and first aiders only need to receive the EFAW qualification. Depending on the outcome of the assessment, other businesses may need more extensive training for the FAW qualification

SIA Badge holders should now hold an Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification. This course is accepted by SIA.

EFAW exams and assessment

Candidates will be assessed by their trainer throughout the data to ensure that all learning outcomes are achieved. Successful learners will receive an FAIB-accredited EFAW qualification.

Other relevant information

Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures required to meet HSE assessment criteria.

This course complies with Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981 and updates learners of any change in practice and guidelines.

Very positive feedback from all staff who were on the training, great trainers and they made the topic interesting and easy to understand.

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We work with some of the UK’s most well-known industry employers who trust us with their training requirements.


We promise you quality training that will not only provide the accreditation you need but the competence and practical skills to confidently apply safe, methodical working processes in your chosen field.


We offer you high quality, low cost training fees at all of our industry leading training centres.


All our training staff are fully qualified industry experts and have 10 years+ experience working within their industry sector.


We have invested over £250,000 to create the best possible training facilities, incorporating real-life practical scenarios to prepare you for the workplace.


Our first aid courses are accredited by the First Aid Industry Board (FAIB).