EFAW Emergency First Aid at Work HSE or QCF (CPD Certified Course) UK wide locations or onsite

What topics are covered by the course?

The HSE recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses and our online course meets this requirement.


Initial Care
First Aid at Work Regulations and Rules
Fears of First Aid
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
Spinal Injury Management
Burns and Scalds
Anaphylactic Shock and Allergies
Seizures and Epilepsy

Who should attend?

Anyone needing an approved workplace first aid qualification as EFAW one day

What will I be able to do on completion?

Act as a qualified HSE approved first aider in the workplace

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment, observation, practical exercises and final test.

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

Many other benefits of ProTrainings courses include:
Free Login area on the ProTrainings website
Free student manual and other downloads
Optional weekly video refresher emails
Discounted video online courses
Reminders on re-qualification
Access to blogs for the latest news
National network of instructors for class or blended courses
Comprehensive range of video online courses
Discounts for groups with dedicated account manager
Practical option on most online courses

Guide Price: £60-85 depending on location call for details

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Emergency First Aid at work »
Duration: 1 day minimum 6 contact hours
Qualification: EFAW HSE approved first aid

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