Emergency First Aid at Work


Basic first aid course that covers adult first aid needs. This 6 learning hour course held at our bespoke training venue in Belfast prepares the student for answering the call in the low risk environment. Should a risk assessment prove the learner requires more indepth training then the FAAW or FREC 3 course should be considered.

If you’d like to request a particular date for a course please get in touch


09:00 – 17:00


Proparamedics HQ, Linfield Road, Belfast BT12 5GH


14th August 2024, 14th March 2024, 15th April 2024, 20th November 2024, 22nd May 2024, 25th June 2024, 26th Septemmer 2024, 28th October 2024, 7th February 2024

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Product Description

1 day emergency first aid is for nominated first aiders in the basic office environment.

Emergency first aid at work (EFAW) is a one-day training course that provides essential knowledge and skills for individuals to respond confidently and effectively in an emergency situation. Here’s an overview of what you can expect to learn in a one-day proparamedics EFAW course:

1. Roles and responsibilities: Understanding your role and responsibilities as a first-aider, including legal requirements and workplace policies.

2. Primary survey: Assessing the scene and the casualty, checking for responsiveness, airway, breathing, and circulation (ABCs).

3. CPR and AED: Learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED).

4. Recovery position: How to place a casualty in a stable side position, known as the recovery position.

5. Choking: Recognising and treating choking in adults, children, and infants.

6. Bleeding and shock: Identifying and controlling bleeding, recognising and treating shock.

7. Burns and scalds: Recognising and treating burns and scalds.

8. Fractures, dislocations, and sprains: Recognising and treating fractures, dislocations, and sprains.

9. Head injuries: Recognising and treating head injuries.

10. Seizures: Recognising and treating seizures.

11. Anaphylaxis: Recognising and treating anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction).

The above list is not exhaustive, however, the aim of the course is to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide initial assistance in an emergency situation, while waiting for medical professionals to arrive.

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