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First Aid Training

Associated Trainers can provide the following first aid courses:

  • Emergency First Aid at Work - EFAW - 1 day course - covers primary care
  • First Aid at Work- FAW - 3 day course - covers primary and secondary care
  • First Aid at Work- FAW - 2 day for requalification

Emergency First Aid at Work Course (EFAW)

The Emergency First Aid at Work course is designed to train individuals and company staff that require approved first aid at work training to meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (1981) Regulations. This EFAW course holds a Level 3 certification and will provide all the required first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

The initial course is delivered over a minimum of 1 day (6 contact hours) This course also meets the first aid requirements of the Department for Children, Schools and Families for First Aid in Schools.

First Aid at Work Course Information (FAW)

The First Aid at Work course is designed to train individuals and company staff that require Level 3 regulated first aid at work training to meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (1981) Regulations. This course is a regulated training programme and will provide all the required first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services. It also covers other topics such as COSHH, RIDDOR and other first aid health and safety at work information.

The initial course is delivered over a minimum of 3 days (18 contact hours). The 2 day refresher course covers the complete syllabus and updates any changes to procedures or protocols. 

Certification valid for 3 years.

First Aid Training FAQs

  • DownWhat is covered in the Emergency First Aid at Work course?

    • Principles of First Aid
    • Chain of Survival
    • Emergency Management Procedure
    • Scene Survey
    • Risk to Rescuer
    • Barrier Devices
    • Primary Survey and Reassessment
    • Clearing the Airway
    • Recovery Position
    • CPR Adult
    • Shock Management
    • AED Use
    • Bleeding
    • First Aid Kits
    • Accident Reporting
    • COSHH
    • RIDDOR
    • Shock Management
  • DownWhat is covered in the First Aid at Work course?

    • First Aid at Work Regulations and Rules
    • Accident Reporting
    • Activating Emergency Medical Services
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Barriers - gloves and face barriers
    • Initial Assessment and airway management
    • Unconscious Breathing and Recovery Position
    • Cardiac Problems
    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attacks and CPR
    • One Rescuer CPR
    • Compressions only CPR
    • CPR Handover to a Second Rescuer
    • Introduction to AEDs
    • Other Primary Care First Aid Problems
    • Adult Choking, Conscious and Unconscious
    • Serious Bleeding Management and Wounds
    • Shock Management and types of Shock
    • Spinal Injury Management
    • Injury Assessment
    • Breaks, Fractures and Splinting
    • Strains and Sprains
    • Types of Wounds and Practice Bandaging different Injuries
    • Embedded Objects
    • Burns and Scalds
    • Head Injuries
    • Poisoning
    • Temperature Injuries - Heat Stroke, Heat Exhaustion and Hypothermia
    • Eye Injuries
    • Bites and Stings
    • Crush Injuries
    • Chest Injuries
    • Electrical Injuries
    • Illness Assessment
    • The Respiratory System and Hypoxia
    • Diabetes
    • Anaphylactic Shock
    • Heart Attack
    • Angina, Stroke
    • Asthma and Respiratory Problems
    • Hyperventilating
  • DownHow long does my first aid certificate last?

    Three years. It must be refreshed within 28 days of the expiry date, but the HSE recommend a yearly update of training to keep up to date with latest practices.

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