Basic First Aid Training (Refresher)

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Who is this course for?

This online First Aid course is essential for everyone in every workplace and every home; you never know when you may need to use first aid skills and have the confidence to act in a potentially life-threatening situation.

This online course will provide you with all the information needed to be able to recognise emergency situations, treat conditions and reactions and ensure that you can take appropriate action at the time of an incident.

Topics Include

  • Taking charge and summoning help
  • Priorities in First Aid
  • Basic Life Support and Use of AED
  • Controlling Bleeding
  • Epilepsy
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Record Keeping

Note that this online training course gives you sufficient awareness of first aid, but it does not replace competency-based, practical training and does not qualify you to work as a First Aider. If you wish to become a First Aider, you must book practical training and assessment in addition to the online training.

How can I become a First Aider?

If you are looking to become a qualified first aider, then you'll need to undertake practical training that involves at practical assessment. Guidance on choosing a provider for this can be found online:

Always refer to your workplace's first aid risk assessment to determine whether you require practical training alongside this online course.

Do I get a certificate for online training?

This online course leading to Basic First Aid Certificate.

On successful completion of the course you will receive an e-certificate which can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

How can I book practical training & assessment?

If you would like to become a First Aider and obtain an EFAW Certificate you will need to attend the classroom practical session in addition the online training.

The Emergency First Aid At Work Certificate is valid for 3 years and is issued by your First Aid training provider after successful assessment.

Click here to book First Aid practical training and assessment.

Your Instructor

Michelle Dorsett
Michelle Dorsett

Michelle is qualified First Aid, Pool Lifeguard, Health & Safety and Food Hygiene trainer with over 9 years experience and a strong background in leisure management.

Michelle believes that everyone should know how to administer basic first aid so that if an incident happens in your home, whilst at work or out and about you could react and potentially save a life. So many people do not receive the help they need which could mean the difference between life and death because of fear of doing the wrong thing and not having the skills to react, this is where I hope I come in!

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish - you will have lifetime access to this course.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Do I have to attend the practical session?
Once you have completed the on-line portion you'll have the option to book the practical session and obtain an EFAW Qualification.
What happens on the practical session?
Your assessor will check your ID's, train and assess you on Basic Life Support, CPR, Use of AED and Recovery Position practical.
How much does it cost to book the EFAW training and assessment?
The practical assessment will cost £70 which includes the cost of certification valid for 3 years.
Who is the EFAW course suitable for?
The Emergency First Aid At Work Course is ideal where an employer’s risk assessment of first aid need identifies that a first aider is not necessary, but the minimum requirement is to appoint a person to take charge of the first aid arrangements. Emergency First Aid At Work is also ideal for larger organisations where fully qualified First Aiders can benefit from the support of an Appointed Person.

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