EFR First Aid at Work Course information

The Emergency First Response (EFR) First Aid at Work (Great Britain) course is a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved first aid course for the purpose of meeting the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. This programme meets the statutory needs of employers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland needing at least one first aider on the premises.

The Emergency First Response First Aid at Work (Great Britain) course is customised to UK Resuscitation Council basic life support protocols and nationally accepted first aid protocols and is based upon proven instructor led delivery methods. The course has its own study/reference materials.

Higher hazard assessment: First Aid at Work (FAW)
Course duration: 18 hours. 3 days, 6 half days or 10 evenings/day sessions
Study Materials: Includes Student Manual
Final certification: After successfully completing a final assessment, students will receive a certificate valid for three years.
Course content In addition to level of training included in the Emergency First Aid at Work course, additional levels of care covered as listed below.

Course content:

  • Understand the role of the first aider, infection control, record keeping and use of 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 seizure)
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • 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
  • Injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Sudden poisoning
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Recognition of the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid

FAW requalification: 2 days
FAW certificates are valid for 3 years, if a requalification course is taken within three months prior to the expiry date a shorter 12 hour/2 day course can be completed. Renewals after the time window will require the full 18hour/3 day course to be completed.

Refresher courses: 1 day
Although not required, the HSE strongly recommends that first aiders undertake an annual refresher during any three-year FAW/EFAW certification.

First Aid at Work course costs:

Higher hazard assessment: First Aid at Work (FAW)
Cost ex
Cost inc
First Aid at Work (FAW) initial course
260 ex VAT
First Aid at Work (FAW) requalifcation
175 ex VAT
Low hazard assessment: Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)
Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)
£105 ex VAT
Addtional training
£62.50 ex VAT
Annual refresher
£75.16 ex VAT

Courses can be scheduled to meet your business needs, allowing you to minimise distruption to your work flow and continue with your core business activities. Morning/afternoon/evening sessions

If a suitable date is not available, please contact us.

If you are a business and would like us to train you at your location, please contact us. Group discounts may be available.

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