(EFAW) EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK
6 hour (1day) course valid for 3 years
This one day course is designed for workplaces that present a low risk environment like an office or a shop where a nominated person is required to take responsibility in the event of an illness or accident, and covers a range of first aid incidents, providing the participant with the essential knowledge and skills in effective life support.
At our venue – £50.00 (£60.00 Inc. VAT) per person
At your venue – £225.00 (£270.00 Inc. VAT) per course
NCC & Contract Pricing
Please refer to your own company”s contracted price. For volunteers, charities and clubs please call for possible discounted rates. NCC information.
Emergency First aid at work certificate;
HSE compliant under the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981. Taught in accordance with current guidelines on adult basic life support published by the Resuscitation Council (UK), and for other aspects of first aid, in accordance with current guidelines published by the Voluntary Aid Societies and other published guidelines that are supported by a responsible body of medical opinion. The training and assessment will be delivered in accordance with currently accepted standards for first-aid practice and follow the skills for health assessment principles for first aid qualifications. This also meets the requirements of your own needs assessment.
The HSE guidelines set out a syllabus for first aid at work
understand the role of the first-aider,
including reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection; the need for recording incidents and actions;
use of available 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 (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).
This course now includes a practical, automated external defibrillator (AED) training using trainer AEDs.
This will be by ongoing assessment with both theory and practical sessions and conformation through knowledge checks to ensure all learning outcomes are met to the required standard.
Selected HSE first aiders should physically able to perform the relevant actions and techniques included in the syllabus. For reasonable adjustments for disabilities please contact VTS
This course requires close contact with other delegates and first aid manikins and contains videos and images of injuries appropriate to the subject.