First Aid EFAW Level 3 Course (1 Day)

Course duration: 1 day

Cost: £60 per person

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EFAW Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF).

EFAW Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) – 1 day

Bespoke Training

Course Duration

1 day

Course Fee

£60 per person

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Qualification Overview

This qualification is aimed at learners already working or preparing to work in an industry that is identified within the Company’s risk assessment of First Aid as being lower risk. Learners gaining this qualification will know that First Aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Its topics are regarded by the Health & Safety Executive as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill-health in the workplace.

*Requirement for SIA Door Supervisor Courses, Renewals and ‘Top-Up Training;

From April 2021, those attending an SIA Training course (Door Supervisor/Security Officer) will need to have at minimum a valid First Aid certificate with at least 12 months validity. It will be a requirement for training centres to verify the qualification prior to any SIA training taking place.

SIA license holders renewing their licenses from April 2021 will have to evidence to a valid certificate to the SIA and upload this when renewing.

SIA Top-Up training from October 2021: License holders who complete their SIA course before April 2021 will be required to complete Top-Up training from October 2021 when they come to renew their license. A valid first aid certificate will be required when attending this Top-Up training.

Entry Guidance

There are no prerequisites for this qualification. It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. Courses are to be no larger than 12 learners per Tutor. This qualification is approved for delivery to all age ranges.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why has First Aid changed?

Following a review of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, the HSE concluded that the regulations should not change, but that within this framework there should be a new training regime for first aiders in the workplace.

What is EFAW?

EFAW stands for Emergency First Aid at Work. This 1-day course has been introduced to satisfy the needs of employers. The new Risk Assessment of First Aid Needs issued by the HSE clearly identifies this qualification. All successful students will be issued with an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate which is valid for a period of 3 years, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualifications.

Is there a requalification?

The qualification is valid for a period of 3 years after which time the Candidate will need to successfully retake the course to gain another 3-year certificate. Also, the HSE strongly recommends that Candidates undertake an annual refresher course.

How long will it take?

To complete this emergency first aid at work qualification learners should expect to undertake 7 hours of learning, typically over one day, with a minimum contact time of 6 hours. 

Topics covered

The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.

ID Requirements

Centres are required to ensure that each learner’s photograph and formal identification documents are checked and recorded before they are allowed to sit the examination/assessment. Only a formal passport-style photo is acceptable and the documents required are listed separately when you click on to ID REQUIREMENTS. Please note ONLY these documents are acceptable and the original MUST be produced, copies cannot be accepted. If you are not sure how you can comply with this, please contact us to discuss this.

For further information

If you have any questions, need to clarify or have any other information please contact us on 01273 621323 (option 4). Alternatively, you can email us at training@pagodasecurity.co.uk where one of our trainers will then personally handle your enquiry.