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FIRST AID AT WORK

EFAW Level 3 - 1 Day course
FAW Level 3 - 3 Day course

The Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work.

The Level 3 First Aid at Work (FAW) qualification covers a wide range of CPR and first aid skills, equipping the first aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injury and illness.

These qualifications are Ofqual accredited and valid for three years, making it suitable for all industries and enabling you to meet HSE requirements.

 

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK 1 DAY OVERVIEW

Duration

Emergency First Aid at Work is a 6 hour course usually delivered 1 day.

Content

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider

  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally

  • How to manage a casualty who is in shock

  • How to assess an incident

  • How to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking

  • How to manage a casualty with a minor injury

  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally

  • How to manage a casualty with external bleeding

Entry requirements

Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the time of taking the assessment. No prior first aid knowledge is required.

Assessment

Emergency First Aid at Work is Trainer Assessed throughout the course and the assessment should determine a learner’s ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty. All Assessment Criteria in the units must be achieved.

Renewal

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. The candidates should re-take this qualification prior to the certificate expiry date to remain qualified. Although not compulsory, it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

 

FIRST AID AT WORK 3 DAY OVERVIEW

Duration

First Aid at Work is an 18 hour course split across multiple days.

This is usually 3 consecutive days.

Content

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider

  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally

  • How to manage a casualty who is in shock

  • How to assess an incident

  • How to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking

  • How to manage a casualty with a minor injury

  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally

  • How to manage a casualty with external bleeding

  • How to conduct a secondary survey

  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds

  • How to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness

  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints

  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with an eye injury

  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries

  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning

  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries

  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis

Entry requirements

Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the time of taking the assessment. No prior first aid knowledge is required.

Assessment

First Aid at Work is Trainer Assessed throughout the course and the assessment should determine a learner’s ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty. All Assessment Criteria in the units must be achieved.

Renewal

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. The candidates should re-take this qualification prior to the certificate expiry date to remain qualified. Although not compulsory, it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.