Information Links:


Skills for Health                                                                                                           http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Health & Safety Executive (HSE) First Aid Section                                                   http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/
HSE GEIS3 A guide for employers - Selecting a first-aid training provider. (pdf)    http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/geis3.pdf
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. Guidance on Regulation         http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l74.htm
First aid needs assessment                                                                                           http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/needs-assessment.htm



This Regulated Qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to become an emergency first aider. This provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in low risk workplace environments for the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982 purposes.

As this is a Regulated Qualification, an Employer who obtains training from a Qualsafe Approved Centre is not required to carry out any due diligence on the training provider in order to ensure the suitability of the training (HSE statement).

Also approved by Qualsafe.

Course Duration: 1 day                   


£100 per person (Discount available for group bookings)







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Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:

This Qualification provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in low risk workplace environments or workplaces with a low number of employees. The qualification is for the purposes of the  Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982. however is also highly relevant for a wide range of first aid situations.

The Qualsafe Level Emergency First Aid at Work is a Regulated Qualification which removes the requirements for the Employer to carry out due diligence on the training provider. See HSE GEIS3 "A guide for employers - Selecting a first-aid training provider" for details.

Key Points:


Name: QUALSAFE LEVEL 3 AWARD IN EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK (RQF)

Abbreviated Name: EFAW.

National Qualification Number: 603/2367/X

Qualification Type: RQF

Guided Learning Hours: 7  (this qualification requires a minimum of 6 classroom hrs.)
Where this qualification is undertaken in less than 7 hours, additional learner instruction may be undertaken through research i.e. Internet, reading or work based activities.

Class size maximum: 12 Learners (1 Trainer)

Manikins: 1 manikin required per 3 Learners