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Emergency First Aid at Work

The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course is one day of training suitable for members of small to medium sized, low hazard workplaces, like offices. Or for individuals looking for a 1 day first aid course which will cover all of the essential life saving first aid techniques, including CPR and AED. This course can be used to renew your CPR certification.

No previous first aid experience is required to attend. Certificates are RQF Level 3 and are valid for 3 years.

Course Timings

Weekday courses 09:30 - 16:30 or 09:00 - 16:00 depending on the venue.

Saturday courses 10:30 - 17:30

Course Content

All Emergency First Aid at Work courses cover the safe use of an AED. Adult Basic Life Support techniques are taught to the current UK Resuscitation Council guidelines.

  • Vital Signs – breathing, level of consciousness, temperature, colour
  • Incident Management – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents
  • Airway Management – causes and treatment of unconscious collapse
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Breathing Problems - choking
  • Circulation Problems – controlling external bleeding and treatment for shock
  • Minor Injuries - small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters 
  • Safe best practice - minimise the risk if infection
  • Record keeping – recording accidents, RIDDOR, First Aid kits, disposing safely of clinical waste
  • Awareness of current regulations

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CIMSPA Endorsed CPD

React First is a CIMSPA Training Provider Partner and the Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work course CIMSPA Endorsed CPD. CIMSPA member can register 3 endorsed CPD points.  If you are attending an Outdoor First Aid course or a Pitch-side Sports First Aid course you can order and additional Emergency First Aid at Work certificate for an admin fee of £30.

Qualification Details

Candidates who successfully complete this workplace first aid course will receive an 'ITC Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work' certificate. The first aid certificate is valid for 3 years.

There are no written exam papers, the course assessment is 100% practical. You must take a full and active part in practising all of the procedures and protocols taught as this provides the trainer with the necessary continual assessment opportunities. 

This Level 3 qualification is part of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), qualification number 603/2343/7.  The qualification is supported by the sector skills council; Skills for Health and is externally regulated by Ofqual.

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Booking a Course

We can run in-house Emergency First Aid at Work training at your venue for groups of up to 12 per instructor.  You simply need a room large enough to not only seat everyone but also to allow them to lie on the floor and be rolled around without bumping into furniture or each other. Ask about organising a course for your group >>

First Aid Course Calendar We run a programme of Emergency First Aid at Work courses for individuals to attend in Central London. Dates and locations of these courses are on our course calendar.  View public Emergency First Aid at Work course dates >>

Happy Customers

"Please thank Charlie for me -  he did a fantastic job training our candidates. There were some challenging candidates and I know that everything was done to accommodate them. We had fantastic feedback from everybody. We will review our first aid training needs and will look forward to booking further training in a couple of months."

Catherine Delaney, Director, Team Sales

"Just a quick message to say a BIG thanks for a very good and thorough First Aid course. I thought it was top class. You have a very good training style and I and learnt so much. I will certainly be promoting your company/training to other depts and services."

Mark Gadsden, Youth Development Worker, London Borough of Havering

The next courses with public places
September - Sat 26

10:30-17:30

City Athletic Gym, Trump Street, London, EC2V 8AF
(venue details)
£99.00
+VAT
October - Sat 10

10:30-17:30

City Athletic Gym, Trump Street, London, EC2V 8AF
(venue details)
£99.00
+VAT
October - Tues 20

09:30-16:30

Royal College of Pathologists, London, E1 8QT.
(venue details)
£99.00
+VAT
November - Tues 10

09:30-16:30

Royal College of Pathologists, London, E1 8QT.
(venue details)
£99.00
+VAT
November - Sat 21

10:30-17:30

City Athletic Gym, Trump Street, London, EC2V 8AF
(venue details)
£99.00
+VAT
December - Sat 5

10:30-17:30

City Athletic Gym, Trump Street, London, EC2V 8AF
(venue details)
£99.00
+VAT
December - Thurs 10

09:30-16:30

Royal College of Pathologists, London, E1 8QT.
(venue details)
£99.00
+VAT

The next courses with public places

(more courses)

September - Sat 26

10:30-17:30

£99.00
+VAT
Venue: City Athletic Gym, Trump Street, London, EC2V 8AF
October - Sat 10

10:30-17:30

£99.00
+VAT
Venue: City Athletic Gym, Trump Street, London, EC2V 8AF
October - Tues 20

09:30-16:30

£99.00
+VAT
Venue: Royal College of Pathologists, London, E1 8QT.
November - Tues 10

09:30-16:30

£99.00
+VAT
Venue: Royal College of Pathologists, London, E1 8QT.
November - Sat 21

10:30-17:30

£99.00
+VAT
Venue: City Athletic Gym, Trump Street, London, EC2V 8AF
December - Sat 5

10:30-17:30

£99.00
+VAT
Venue: City Athletic Gym, Trump Street, London, EC2V 8AF
December - Thurs 10

09:30-16:30

£99.00
+VAT
Venue: Royal College of Pathologists, London, E1 8QT.