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This one-day 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, such as small offices. The course covers first aid protocols for adult casualties only.

Course: EFAW

Course info

Course Name

Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 Day


One Day

Onsite price

£495.00 + VAT

London £575.00 + VAT

Group size

Up to 12 delegates (please contact us for more than 12 delegates)

What will I learn?


​The content of this course has been designed to build knowledge and confidence. It will teach you to recognise and treat various illnesses and incidents correctly and efficiently.

​Topics covered in the Emergency First Aid at Work course:


​​​​The Role of a First Aider

Use of equipment

The importance of recording incidents and actions

Basic hygiene and preventing cross-infection

The priorities of first aid

Assessing and managing incidents

Treatment of an unconscious casualty

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)


Wounds and bleeding

Minor injuries, including small cuts, grazes, bruises, and small splinters

Minor burns and scalds





​The practical elements of this course are essential, as they provide you with vital hands-on experience. You must be physically able to take part in the practical parts of the course. The HSE requires you to attend the full duration of the course, and candidates need a basic command of English (defined as Level 2) to be eligible for evaluation and qualify for an Emergency First Aid at Work certificate.

Assessment and Certification


​You will be continually assessed throughout the course by one of our qualified trainers. Upon successful completion, you will receive an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate valid for three years. The HSE recommends that all qualified first aiders should refresh their knowledge and first aid skills every year. We offer an on-site annual skills update course that can be delivered at your premises to up to 12 first aiders. If you have a 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work certificate that is due to expire and you are still working in a low-risk working environment, then to re-qualify, you must complete the 1-day course again. This course can train a candidate to be a new first aider or re-qualify those who are due to expire. If your risk assessment has now identified your working environment as high-risk, then please consider the full 3-day First Aid at Work course.

On-site training room requirements


​It is recommended that the room size should be approximately 20 x 30 feet for a full 12-person course. The room should be large enough to seat all candidates comfortably in a semicircle formation. The floor space in the centre should be clean and uncluttered, as this will be used for the practical parts of the course. The trainer will also require a flip chart, if one is available.

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