Emergency First Aid at Work Course Accredited First Aid Training

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This Emergency First Aid at Work Course is HSE compliant and also available as a QCF accredited qualification. The course is delivered over 6 hours and covers the primary care skills as laid down by the HSE and Ofqual, the certificate is valid for 3 years. This course meets all of the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and can be delivered onsite at your premises if you have a group of employees who require training, please see below for more information.

Important: The ProTrainings Emergency First Aid at Work Course is fully accredited this means that employers can be assured that the training is being provided by monitored trainers with the right qualifications, using the right training materials who are being regularly checked by the ProTrainings quality assurance team, thereby removing the need for employers to undertake due diligence every time they need an employee trained in first aid.

Course Information - Classroom Course

  • Classroom Training - 1 Day
  • HSE compliant - Fully Accredited Certification
  • QCF Accredited Courses Available
  • Onsite Training Available for a minimum of 5 candidates
  • Call 01206 805359 for more information or click here to complete a course enquiry form

What is included?

  • Optional Free weekly video refresher
  • Free digital Emergency First Aid at Work Student Manual
  • Useful downloads
  • Certificate and wallet sized card
  • Verified CPD time credit statement
  • Reminder when your course is due for renewal

How do I get started?


If you would like a trainer to come to your premises and deliver the course please call 01206 805359 or complete our online course enquiry form by clicking here

If you are an individual who would like to take the course please click here to find an Emergency First Aid at Work Course in your area

Groups & Business Discounts for EFAW and First Aid at Work Courses

Groups and business purchasing multiple courses will qualify for discounted course rates, please call the ProTrainings sales team direct on 01206 805359 to discuss how they can help you with your training requirements.

Emergency First Aid at Work Curriculum Includes:

  • Initial Care
    • First Aid at Work Regulations and Rules
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Barriers
    • Initial Assessment
    • Unconscious Breathing and Recovery Position
  • Cardiac Problems
    • The Heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attacks and CPR
    • One Rescuer CPR
    • Chest Only Compressions
    • CPR Handover to a Second Rescuer
  • Other Primary Care First Aid Problems
    • Adult Choking, Conscious and Unconscious
    • Serious Bleeding Management and Wounds
    • Shock
    • Spinal Injury Management
    • Burns and Scalds
    • Anaphylactic Shock and Allergies
    • Seizures and Epilepsy

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria for HSE and QCF Version

1    Understand the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Describe how to complete an incident report form
1.4 Identify the first aid equipment available and describe how it can be used safely
2    Know how to assess an incident
2.1 Describe how to conduct a scene survey
2.2 Describe how to make a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Identify when and how to call for help
3    Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
3.1 Demonstrate how to assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
3.2 Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
3.3 Demonstrate how to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position that maintains an open airway and explain why it is important
3.4 Describe how to treat a casualty who is in seizure
4    Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
4.1 Demonstrate how to administer effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
5    Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with a partially and completely blocked airway obstruction
5.2 Demonstrate how to treat a casualty who is choking
6    Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
6.1 Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding
7    Manage a casualty who is in shock
7.1 Describe signs and symptoms of shock
7.2 Demonstrate how to manage a casualty who is in shock
8    Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury
8.1 Describe how to manage a casualty with:
Small cuts, grazes and bruises
Minor burns and scalds
Small splinters