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1 Day (6 hour) Emergency First Aid At Work Training

The HSE introduced the Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course as a minimum level of approved first aid training in the workplace.

See details of the latest changes to HSE First Aid At Work training and for guidance on assessing your first aid needs.


This course is suitable for any company, organisation or group who require an approved level of minimum first aid training.


The maximum recommended number of candidates per course is 12. If you require more than 12 candidates trained at the same time, please contact us to discuss how this can be achieved.


6 contact teaching hours over one day, or the course can be split over a longer period to suit your requirements. (e.g. 9:00am to 4:00pm over one day, or 1:00pm to 4:15pm on two separate days, including refreshment breaks).

Contact Us to enquire about this course or please call 01453 758035.


The role of the Emergency First Aider at Work including:

  • Use of first aid equipment, incident recording, hygiene and prevention of cross infection
  • Managing emergencies
  • Managing an unconscious casualty
  • Managing seizures
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Managing choking
  • Control of bleeding and wound management
  • Managing shock
  • Managing minor injuries


Each candidate will receive an Emergency First Aid handbook and an FAIB approved certificate valid for three years. An A4 group certificate is provided for display.

If Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training is also required, this can be provided following the Emergency First Aid at Work course.

The HSE recommends that all First Aiders (FAW and EFAW) undertake 3 hours of refresher training every year

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