Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Refresher Training

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Refresher Training

The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Refresher Training course is a training program designed to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide immediate assistance and basic first aid in the workplace.  This course covers a range of topics related to emergency first aid, including:

  1. Roles and responsibilities:  Understanding the role of a first aider, legal obligations, and the importance of maintaining first aid records.
  2. Assessing an incident:  How to recognise and assess an emergency situation, ensuring personal safety, and identifying potential hazards in the workplace.
  3. Prioritising care:  Learn how to prioritise and provide appropriate first aid to casualties based on the severity of their condition.
  4. CPR and AED:  Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques for providing chest compressions and rescue breaths to an unresponsive casualty.  Additionally, training on how to use automated external defibrillators (AEDs) may be included.
  5. Airway and breathing:  Techniques for opening and maintaining the casualty’s airway, including the recovery position for unconscious casualties.
  6. Circulation and bleeding:  Managing severe bleeding, applying direct pressure, and using appropriate dressings and bandages.
  7. Shock: Recognising the signs and symptoms of shock and providing immediate care to minimize its effects.
  8. Minor injuries:  Treating minor injuries such as cuts, burns, sprains, and strains, including proper cleaning, dressing, and immobilisation techniques.
  9. Medical conditions:  Basic understanding of common medical conditions that may require immediate first aid, such as seizures.
  10. Record keeping:  The importance of accurate record keeping and documentation of incidents, actions taken, and any witnesses.

Emergency First Aid at Work Annual Refresher Training

If first aiders are unable to access annual refresher FACE TO FACE training, the HSE supports the use of online refresher training to keep your skills up to date – further details

Ofsted guidance for first aid in schools – click here

Who should enrol on this Online Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Refresher Training course

This Online Emergency First Aid at Work (eFAW) Refresher Training course has been created to work best with settings such as (and not limited to) Offices, Factories, Maintenance, Schools, Academies, Nurseries and Per-Schools, Sports Centres, Sports Teams, Leisure centres, Clinics, Surgeries, Health Centres, lone workers, out of school and afterschool settings.

Link to the HSE Website – click here

Important information

Remember, first aid at work is a specialised area, and it is always recommended to undergo face to face formal training from certified organisations like ourselves to gain a comprehensive understanding of these topics.  Prompt action, staying calm, and providing the necessary care can significantly improve the outcome for a casualty in need of immediate assistance.  If you need to complete the full face to face HSE recognised Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 course then click here.

Ofsted recommendations for first aid in schools, early years and further education – click here

Will I Become a Qualified First-Aider After Completing This Course?

No – although this course is a great CPD accredited course built for the purpose of a refresher, you will need to attend a face to face course to comply with Ofsted and/or the HSE requirements.

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15% for 25+ courses.

20% for 50+ courses.


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Accredited Course

Certification – Online Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Refresher Training

This online Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Refresher Training course is accredited by The CPD Group as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also built inline with the HSE First Aid at Work course and HSE First Aid in Work guidelines – click here.

On successful completion of this course you will be immediately able to print off your quality assured certificate – which will rest in your account until your certificate expiry date.  This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

Recognised by:

HSE, Environmental Health, Insurance Companies, Ofsted, ISI, ISA, HMIE, Estyn, Sports and Medical regulating bodies and childminding agencies.

What does this online first aid training course cover

The Primary Survey – Casualty Management, The Priorities of Treatment, First Aid Kits, Record Keeping and  The Primary Survey.

The Secondary Survey – The Recovery Position, Spinal Injuries, Shock and Serious Bleeding.

Resuscitation – CPR for Adults and AED (Defibrillators)

First Aid for Secondary Injuries – Burns and Scalds, Fractures/Broken Bones, Eye Injuries, Choking, Allergies, Cuts and Grazes and Nose Bleeds.

Illnesses and Conditions – Epilepsy and Sprains and Strains


Approx. 4 hours to complete / Progress automatically saved.

Assessment – Multiple choice questions / Pass Mark 75%.  The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed.  If you don’t pass then don’t panic!  You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra cost.

Valid for 3 Years.  Download and print your certificate.

The aims / learner outcomes of the online Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Refresher Training course:

By the end of this online first aid training course, you will:

  1. Understand workplace first aid regulations.
  2. Know how to conduct a primary and secondary survey on a casualty.
  3. Know how to administer CPR to a casualty.
  4. Understand the importance of using an AED and a basic understanding of how to use on.
  5. Be able to deal with and respond to choking, wounds, bleeding and shock.
  6. Know how to place a casualty in to the recovery position.
  7. Be able to deal with and respond to minor injuries, sprains and strains and spinal injuries.
  8. Know how to care for people suffering from allergic reactions, nosebleeds and epileptic seizures.
  9. Understand the importance of recordkeeping.
Did you know we deliver first Aid training at our training centre in Hertfordshire and can also visit your venue

Settings that need to comply with the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework should assess their needs and should consider the full Paediatric First Aid Course.

Settings that need to comply with HSE requirements should assess their needs and consider the First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work course.