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Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

4th July 2025 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue: TBC


  • Those caring for adults or children who have a first aid responsibility 
  • Those who have an Ofsted/HSE requirement for first aid provision 
  • Those who have never completed a first aid certificate before. 

Course outline

This course is approved by Qualsafe Awards, an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation. The course covers the practical skills needed by first aiders to competently deal with situations that require a high level of first aid or where they are responsible for people who have existing medical conditions. 

There is a maximum of 12 candidates per course. This is an open course; however, courses can be booked at your venue on a date of your choice for just your staff. Contact us for details. 

Training topics will include: 

  • Role of first aider 
  • Managing an emergency including after-care 
  • Basic life support for adults, children and babies 
  • Choking in adults, children and babies 
  • The recovery position and secondary survey 
  • Wound management and managing catastrophic bleeding 
  • Communication 
  • Asthma 
  • Fainting 
  • Shock – including bleeding 
  • Anaphylaxis 
  • Burns 
  • Health and safety regulations 
  • Treating the unconscious casualty 
  • First aid kits 
  • Use of the defibrillator. 

Learning outcomes:

  • To be certified for three years with a Level 3 award in emergency First Aid at Work (QCF), which meets the requirements of the First Aid Health and Safety Regulations 1981. 
  • To be able to preserve life, promote recovery and prevent situations from worsening 
  • To be able to assess, manage and treat a wide range of accidents and illnesses. 


  • HIEDA Member Rate: £100
  • Non-member Rate: £200*
  • Group HIEDA Member Delegate Fee (x12): £840
  • Group Non-member Rate (x12): £1,680*

*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Hieda CPD and events, please click here.



4th July 2025
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


Health in Education Association