Course: Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW), 6 hours

The EFAW course is a lifesaver course, teaching the necessary emergency first aid skills to keep someone alive until the emergency services arrive, ideal training for the First Aider in a low hazard workplace.

Who for?

  • low hazard businesses such as shops, offices, call centres and hotels
  • organisations where there are low numbers of employees.

Course duration: 1 day (6 hours)


  • Open course: £75 per person
  • Group bookings: (typically £300-£600 depending upon numbers and location)

Please contact us for a quote.

Assessment and certification

  • Certification is dependent upon successful continuous assessment on the course.
  • Those candidates who complete the course and reach the required standard will receive the award.
  • Certification is from ITC First and is valid for three years.
  • Full title of qualification: ITC Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)
  • The HSE strongly recommend you undergo a 3 hour Basic Skills Refresher annually.


Course Content: Emergency First Aid at Work

  • Vital Signs – breathing, level of consciousness, temperature, colour
  • Incident Management – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents
  • Airway Management – causes and treatment of unconscious collapse
  • Breathing Problems – choking
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Use of Defibrillators (AEDs)
  • Circulation Problems – external bleeding and treatment for shock
  • Minor Injuries – small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters
  • Safe best practice – minimise the risk of infection
  • Record keeping – recording accidents, RIDDOR, First Aid kits

Package includes:

  • Interactive hands on practical training
  • Professional trainer(s)
  • One CPR training manikin to two participants
  • Comprehensive and easy to follow manual
  • An accredited and recognised certificate valid for 3 years



  • Completion of another Emergency First Aid at Work course after 3 years