This is the Ofqual and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved Emergency First Aid at Work course, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

The EFAW certificate permits the holder to be employed as a First Aider in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

As with the First Aid at Work course the EFAW course can be adapted with extra emphasis being placed on certain areas which are relevant to a particular environment.

The course is a one day course consisting of theory learning first aid skills and putting these skills into realistic scenarios ensuring a full understanding and to build confidence in dealing with an incident.

Course syllabus

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Incident management
  • First aid kits
  • Recording and reporting
  • Basic life support [Adult]
  • Management of a seizure
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Bleeds
  • Burns


Students will be assessed on a continuous basis and complete a short multiple choice question paper before being certified as competent.


The cost of the one-day course for a group of up to 12 candidates is £295 when run at your venue. In addition there is a cost of £12 per candidate for certification and manual.

Certification is valid for 3 years.

Booking your course

Please use the downloadable booking forms below. Complete the appropriate form and send by email or post.

Group Booking form (Word)
Individual Booking Form (Word)

Group Booking form (pdf)
Individual Booking Form (pdf)

If booking a course please take the time to read our terms and conditions.