One Day Emergency First Aid Course

Becoming a first aider is an important step to making a real difference to the well-being of your colleagues. This course is approved by the Health and Safety Executive.

This provision in the workplace saves lives and it can also prevent minor problems or injuries from becoming major ones. It can help employers reduce costs from injury. And it is a legal obligation for every single employer to make sure their employees receive the right training in the workplace. We can deliver this course direct in your workplace in London and at any location the client requires.

This course is also offered as an open course. As well as delivered directly in your workplace, on site training.

Introduction

Emergency First Aid at WorkThis course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid. It is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments. Employers have to risk assess their workplace first aid requirements. The emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification is one of the statutory qualifications for this purpose. This is a 6 hour Course which is approved by the Health and Safety Executive.

 

Duration

One Day
normally 9:00am – 4:15pm
We are flexible with start times to accommodate the needs of your business. Please feel free to discuss your timings with us.

Who should attend this course?

This course is especially suited for lower risk environments. Also situations where additional First aiders are required to supplement the first aid at work trained employees. Organisations with up to 50 staff, where the environment is considered low-hazard, such as:

  • Teachers and school ancillary staff
  • Retail shops
  • Small offices
  • Clubs
  • Local Community organisations
  • Churches

Where Can I attend this course?

We can deliver ‘in house’ training at your Business venue and will provide a competitive price for group training. We can deliver the course in London and anywhere in the UK – on site or off site.

On site training becomes cost effective for smaller groups.. In addition to this there are many other benefits to arranging a first aid training course ‘on site’:

  • Choosing your own venue gives greater convenience.
  • Travelling and accommodation costs can be reduced or removed.
  • A greater choice of course types are available.
  • The course content can be tailored to your exact requirements.
  • Businesses and Organisations can choose a suitable time to run their course.
  • Courses can be run anywhere in the UK.

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to provide the learner with the essential skills and knowledge required to carry out emergency treatment required to save a life until further qualified assistance arrives to take over. This course is also meets the Health and Safety Executive (First Aid) regulations 1981 for employers for first aiders in small low risk environments. This course can be tailored to any work environment including schools.

 

Course Content

  • Acts and regulations – Health & Safety at Work act and First Aid Regulations act 1981 
  •   Anaphylactic Shock (anaphylaxis)
  •   Asthma
  •   Bleeding/Amputations/Embedded Object
  •   Burns and   Scalds
  •   Choking Casualty
  •   CPR Adult,   Child & Infant
  •   Diabetes
  •   Drowning Casualty
  •   Electric shock
  •   Epilepsy
  • Eye Injury
  • First Aid Kit Contents BS8599
  • Gas & smoke inhalation poisoning
  • Head Injuries
  • Heart Attack and Conditions eg: angina
  • Incident  
  • Recovery   Position
  • Shock (Hypovolemic Shock)
  • Unconsciousness  
  • Wounds

Assessment

The course is subject to ongoing assessment by the instructor throughout the course. There is no final assessment. The instructor observes the learners practice sessions as the training progresses to ensure the required level of understanding and skill is reached. For the one day first aid course London there is no written assessment.

Certification

Each Delegate will receive a first aid book and a HSE Approved Certificate (Upon successful completion of the training), which is valid for 3 years.

Cost for this course

One Day Emergency First Aid at Work - EFAW
We are confident that we can offer you a competitive price for all your Training requirements. Call us directly on 0800 774 7034 and we will be able to discuss your requirements.

Any prices which are quoted are exclusive of VAT.