Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work Course

This one-day Emergency First Aid at Work course will help you meet your regulatory requirements, where your risk assessment indicates that first aid training covering emergency protocols is sufficient for your workplace.

Who Should Attend Emergency First Aid at Work Training?
This 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.

Booking for large numbers of students? Contact Owen on 01924 261789 for on-site options.

How long Is OJ’s Emergency First Aid at Work course?
The course lasts one day and takes place in the classroom.

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What is Emergency First Aid at Work?

Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) training enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work. First aid at work training includes the EFAW syllabus and also equips the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illness.

I need Emergency First Aid at Work Training, what do I do next?

For more information on the services we provide, please email or call OJ Health and Safety at 08006 349 247.

What topics are covered in an Emergency First Aid at Work course?

This course provides basic life saving first aid skills and knowledge of workplace health and safety regulations, covering:

  • Adult resuscitation (CPR)
  • Burns and scalds
  • Choking adult
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Defibrillator prompts and how to respond (theory based)
  • Defibrillator pad placement (theory based)
  • Minor and severe bleeding
  • Role of the first aider (including knowledge of health and safety regulations)
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Unresponsive adult

Course Syllabus

A wide range of subjects are covered, including (but not limited to):

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting an unresponsive casualty
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Control of bleeding
  • Poisoning
  • Burns
  • Epilepsy
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Heart attacks
  • Head injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Asthma
  • Stroke
  • Resuscitation
  • Bandaging
  • Choking
  • Eye injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Diabetes


A minimum of 18 hours which will be spread over at least three days.

Ideally, the course should be run over three consecutive days, but we can provide the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if required, providing it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course.


The assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a question paper on each of the three days.

A three-year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland) will be issued to each learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.

Our Assessors

All of our assessors are qualified in the following;

Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)

Approved First Aid Instructor

Approved Defibrillation Instructor

Approved Paediatric First Aid Instructor

Course Sizes

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.

3 Day Course Cost: £225 + VAT & 1 Day Course Cost £75 + VAT

To book, please call 0333 253 7563 or fill in the contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.