Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

Who is this Course For?

This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.

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Overview

The FAA Award in Emergency First Aid at Work qualification is unit 1 of the three-day FAA Award in First Aid at Work qualification. From gaining this qualification learners could progress to completing unit 2 and being awarded the FAA Award in First Aid at Work.

Aim

The aim of the qualification is to give learners knowledge and responsibilities on how to assess an incident. The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock.

Core Exercises

The course will cover:

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries.

Examination

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

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.

Am I Suitable?

There are no pre-entry requirements for this course.

What Will I Get?

  • A qualification valid for three years from the date of achievement.
  • Knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of workplace first aid situations.
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