Severn Valley Training and Medical

For all your medical cover, first aid, health and social care training needs

This course must be at least 7 contact hours and run over a minimum of 1 day and the certificate is valid for 3 years. To renew you need to attend another EFAW 7 hour course. This course must be delivered as a 100% classroom course and cannot be delivered via online or blended training to comply with the HSE requirements..

 Initial Care
• First Aid at Work Regulations and Rules Fears of First Aid
• Asking Permission to Help
• Scene Safety
• Dealing with accidents on your own and near to roads
• Accident Management
• Chain of Survival
• ABCD's
• Initial Assessment
• Stop Think Act
• Barriers
• Face Shields
• Fears of First Aid
• Unconscious Breathing and Recovery Position
Cardiac Problems
• The Heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attacks and CPR
• One Rescuer CPR
• Chest Only Compressions
• CPR Handover to a Second Rescuer
Other Primary Care First Aid Problems
• Adult Choking, Conscious and Unconscious
• Serious Bleeding Management and Wounds
• Shock
• Spinal Injury Management
• Burns and Scalds
• Minor Injuries
• Anaphylactic Shock and Allergies
• Seizures and Epilepsy
• Head Injuries
• Breaks and Fractures
• Eye Injuries
• Crush Injuries

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria for our EFAW for Drivers course

1    Understand the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Describe how to complete an incident report form
1.4 Identify the first aid equipment available and describe how it can be used safely
2    Know how to assess an incident
2.1 Describe how to conduct a scene survey
2.2 Describe how to make a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Identify when and how to call for help
3    Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
3.1 Demonstrate how to assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
3.2 Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
3.3 Demonstrate how to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position that maintains an open airway and explain why it is important
3.4 Describe how to treat a casualty who is in seizure
4    Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
4.1 Demonstrate how to administer effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
5    Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with a partially and completely blocked airway obstruction
5.2 Demonstrate how to treat a casualty who is choking
6    Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
6.1 Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding
7    Manage a casualty who is in shock
7.1 Describe signs and symptoms of shock
7.2 Demonstrate how to manage a casualty who is in shock
8    Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury
8.1 Describe how to manage a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises minor burns and scald, small splinters
8.2 Describe how to manage road accidents
8.3 Demonstrate how to identify a casualty with a head injury and a eye injury
8.4 Describe how to identify a casualty with a crush injury
8.4 Describe how to treat fractures to bones

Occupations who use this course

• Commercial drivers
• Lorry drivers
• Van drivers
• HGV drivers
• Coach drivers
• Bus drivers