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The Emergency Aid with Automated External Defibrillation qualification is a competency based course, designed to train individuals in both theoretical and practical aspects of First Aid in low risk environments, such as offices, shops and libraries.

Since 1 January 2014 ALL our courses include Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training in line with British Heart Foundation Recommendations

Cost £85. * Please note price increase to £95 w.e.f.1 August 2018. However we can offer preferential rates for returning customers and block bookings, please call 0113 8127437

Dates Available:
 Wednesday 30 May 2018 09:00 - 16:30 
 Wednesday 6 June 2018 09:00 - 16:30 
 Friday 29 June 2018 09:00 - 16:30 
 Wednesday 11 July 2018 09:00 - 16:30
*Wednesday 15 August 2018 09:00 - 16:30 
*Thursday 13 September 2018 09:00 - 16:30
*Thursday 4 October 2018 09:00 - 16:30 
*Wednesday 31 October 2018  09:00 - 16:30 
*Wednesday 14 November 2018 09:00 - 16:30 
*Wednesday 28 November 2018  09:00 - 16:30 
*Wednesday 12 December 2018  09:00 - 16:30 

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Candidates must:
  • Be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the course.
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On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:
  • Understand the role of a first aider including reference to:o 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;
  • 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);
Course Exam

You must, in order to gain a certificate:

  • attend all course hours
  • You will be continuously assessed on your skills throughout the duration of the course.
  • An Emergency First Aid at Work certificate, which is valid for three years, will be awarded to all successful candidates.
Course Duration
  • 1 day
Course Venue
  • Leeds Beckett University. Precise venue details to be confirmed in the Joining Instructions.
The HSE now recommends that first aiders undertake annual refresher training. Please refer to the First Aid – Basic Skills Update/ Annual Refresher qualification for further details.

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EFAW Testimonials

29 November 2017

Opera North  "Overall was fantastic, very impressed with tutor's knowledge and handling of questions"

13 December 2017

C TRack  "I have been on many 1st Aid and this was definitely the most interesting"

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