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EFAW Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

This for the first unit of the First Aid at Work qualification

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid
1.4 Complete an accident form
1.5 Identify the first aid equipment that should be available in a workplace
1.6 Describe the safe use of first aid equipment

2. Be able to assess an incident
2.1 Conduct a scene survey
2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Give examples of when to call for help

3. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
3.1 Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
3.2 Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
3.3 Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position
3.4 Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position
3.5 Manage a casualty who is in seizure

4 Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
4.1 Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
4.2 Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin

5 Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with 
  - Partially blocked airway
 -  Completely blocked airway
5.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

6 Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
6.1 Identify the types of external bleeding
6.2 Control external bleeding

7 Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
7.1 Recognise shock
7.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock

8 Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury


8.1 Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises
8.2 Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds
8.3 Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters