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Combined Emergency Paediatric First Aid (EPFA) and Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

About the course

The Level 3 Combined Emergency Paediatric First Aid (EPFA) and Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification encompasses a comprehensive range of CPR and first aid skills, empowering the first aider to address various injuries and illnesses in adults and children.

This one-day course delivers essential CPR and first aid skills for a safe working environment, catering to the needs of different age groups.

The qualifications are Ofqual accredited and valid for three years, making them suitable for various industries and helping you comply with HSE requirements. The Combined EPFA and EFAW course spans seven hours.

 

 

Pre-Requisites

Candidates must be a minimum of 16-years-old at the time of taking the assessment. No prior first aid knowledge is required.

Recommended For

Everyone!

We advise all individuals and organisations to take this course.

Price

Per Person
£ 45

Course Content

A range of subjects are covered, including: 

  • Understanding the role of the first aider and paediatric first aider.
  • How to manage and provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally (adult, child and infant).
  • How to manage and provide first aid to an infant, child or adult suffering from shock.
  • How to assess an incident and emergency situation and act safely and effectively.
  • How to recognise and provide first aid for an infant, child or adult with a foreign body airway obstruction (choking).
  • How to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding.
  • How to handle a casualty with a minor injury.
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.

Assessment

The course comprises practical and theoretical classroom work and a practical CPR and first aid assessment. All assessment criteria in all units must be achieved.

General

All candidates will receive a first aid manual regardless of what course they participating in.

  • Minimum numbers per course = 8
  • Maximum numbers per course = 24

 

Courses can be run at City of Glasgow College or we can travel to those requiring/enquiring a course.

Courses can be conducted on weekends, evenings or during school holidays.