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 which means that training has been quality assured by CIMSPA and is delivered by a CIMSPA education partner. It is also in line with the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF).
About the Course
The Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work.
This one-day course covers a range of CPR and first aid skills, providing you with the skills to ensure a safe working environment.
The qualification is Ofqual accredited and valid for three years, making it suitable for all industries and enabling you to meet HSE requirements.
The Emergency First Aid at Work course is six hours and is delivered in one day The course comprises of practical work and theoretical classroom work, including practical assessment on CPR and first aid.
The award is valid for three years as of the date of assessment.
A range of subjects are covered including:
- 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
Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the time of taking the assessment. No prior first aid knowledge is required.
The course comprises practical work and theoretical classroom work, as well as a practical assessment on CPR and first aid.
All assessment criteria in the units must be achieved.
In order 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 6 hours.
The course cost is £80 per candidate, this is inclusive of manuals, tuition and examination fees.
Courses are held at Sandwell Aquatics centre in our fully equipped training suite. Large onsite Free Carparking available for all candidates.
Sandwell Aquatics Centre, Londonderry Lane, Smethwick B67 7EW
Note book and Pen
Lunch (Café available on site if required)
Please wear non restricted comfortable clothing for the course.
Candidates are required to participate in practical demonstrations.
(Jogging bottoms and trainers are ideal)