Emergency First Aid at Work


  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Cross infection
  • Incident management
  • Unconscious casualties
  • Recovery position
  • CPR Resuscitation
  • AED awareness
  • Wounds and controlling bleeding
  • Shock management

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at organisations with low risk environments
or for people requiring a basic understanding of first aid.

Useful links

You can check out the HSE guidance and the DFE guidiance for further information.

Course specification


The Emergency First Aid at Work course gives a basic understanding of first aid and to introduce the participant to the fundamental, theoretical and practical aspects of first aid management. This certification is valid for three years and suitable for low risk working environments and small business needs.

Certification is accredited by the First Aid Industry Body.

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 states ‘that those employers, their first aiders and emergency first aiders, together should organise and provide first aid, according to the needs of the organisation. All employees need to be aware of the provision made’.

Entry information

This qualification can be completed as an individual unit or as part of package or amalgamated qualification. There are no academic prerequisites for learners wishing to complete this course although a basic level of literacy is required. The qualification is suitable for learners 16+ who must be physically capable of demonstrating the practical requirement of the assessment as detailed.


There are no specific academic progression paths from this qualification however the Emergency First Aid at Work unit will lay the foundation for the (three day FAW) level 3 First Aid at Work qualification.


The Emergency First Aid at Work certificate is valid for three years and requalification requires full training and assessment again in conjunction with the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit.

Book or enquire about a course

If you’d like to book a course or simply find out more about the training we provide call us on 01670 856 341, email us or complete the form below. We’d love to hear from you.

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