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PADI EFR First Aid at Work (FAW)

The Emergency First Response (EFR) First Aid at Work (HSE Great Britain) course is abook-now-purple Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved first aid course for the purpose of meeting the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Our Primary Care/Secondary Care Course count towards CPD (Continuous Professional Development) points for professionals.

This programme meets the statutory needs of employers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland needing at least one qualified First Aider on the premises.

The EFR First Aid at Work (Great Britain) course is customised to UK Resuscitation Council basic life support protocols and nationally accepted first aid protocols and is based upon the instructor led delivery of the EFR Primary Care and Secondary Care modules instructor digital lesson guides.
Modules on Caring for Specific Illnesses and Injuries, and First Aid in the Workplace compliment these.
The course has its own materials including participant and instructor manuals, and benefits from the use of the existing EFR Primary Care and Secondary Care video.       

EFR First Aid at Work (Great Britain) courses can only be conducted at authorised EFR Workplace First Aid Facilities.     

The EFR First Aid at Work program is comprised of the EFR Primary Care (CPR) and EFR Secondary Care (First Aid) modules. They teach people how to provide emergency care for someone in need, with an emphasis on the workplace.       

Who can attend

A nominated workplace first aider or anyone wanting this very comprehensive first aid course.       

What will you learn

This course will offer you first aid knowledge and practical experience for situations in the workplace       

Course Duration

3 Days (18 hours)




Materials Include

Participant Manual, FAW Insert, Wall certificate and certification card.

The FAW qualification is valid for 3 years.

Course content

  • Accidents and illness
  • Willing to take on the responsibility
  • Reliable and sensible
  • Able to communicate
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Able to cope with stressful and physically demanding emergency procedures
  • Able to leave their work immediately
  • Using a first aid kit
  • Simple record keeping
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Heart attacks
  • Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Eye injuries
  • Low blood sugar
  • Fainting