The EFAW is an HSE prescribed 6 hrs course which covers :-

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

■ understand the role of the first-aider, including reference to: – the importance of preventing cross infection;

– the need for recording incidents and actions;

– use of available equipment;

■ assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;

■ administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure);

■ administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external

defibrillator;

■ administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;

■ administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;

■ administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;

■ provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and

bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)

All information on this can be found on the HSE website -

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/l74.pdf#page=36

Trainer Judy Richter, TrainAidInc - Making First Aid Second Nature

Time and Venue - 10.00 - 4.00pm DALC offices, Cromford Mills.

COST:

£95 per delegate (member rate) £180 per delegate (non-member rate)

BOOKING

All bookings by email are to be sent to Glen Ingham at admin@derbyshirealc.gov.uk

Please ensure that you have the council's agreement when booking a place, and that you are also following your council's own procedures.

All booked places will be confirmed with your Clerk.

Please note that sessions will only be run if there are sufficient bookings (usually from at least six delegates). Joining instructions will be sent two weeks (or more) before the event, and your booking is made as soon as we receive it (unless you are informed otherwise). Please note our cancellation policy (below).

If you wish to cancel your booking please give at least one weeks notice to avoid your Council being charged in full. In the event of any emergency on the day please telephone the office.