ITC Certificate in Emergency First Aid at Work Course at SCQF Level 6

Employers have to risk assess their workplace first aid requirements, and the 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification is one of the statutory qualifications for this purpose.

Suppose the risk assessment indicates that employees may face life-threatening incidents. Where they have to manage the casualty for up to 10 minutes or deal with very minor incidents that will not require medical assistance. In that case, the EFAW is the first aid course that meets this need.


Topics include; roles & responsibilities, dealing with collapse (with and without breathing), choking, bleeding, shock, seizures, minor workplace incidents, and using a first aid kit.

This first aid training course qualification is design to provide essential life-saving skills. Moreover, typical delivery methods are predominantly practical. The course is assess by continual observation of candidate performance and a brief Multiple Choice Questionnaire.

First Aid Training Course Features

Qualification training requires:-

  • Minimum tutor contact time of 6 hours (excluding breaks)
  • 1:12 tutor to candidate ratio
  • The course must be completed within 4 weeks of starting
  • Each delivery session must be a minimum of 2 hours
  • Successful completion will result in the candidate gaining ITC Certificate in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6 with a valid (license to practice) lifetime of 3 years from the date of completion
  • The HSE strongly recommends candidates take an annual 3-hour refresher during the lifetime of the qualification
  • The first aid course qualification is revalidate by attending another training course after 3 years


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