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Emergency First Aid at Work – EFAW


This 1½ day course will be theory and practical based ensuring that the practical element is realistic and relevant, aimed at the shooting community. The training is provided by an ex-front line Army medic expert with 12 years real life experience. Being trained by the best will instil you with confidence and provide all the knowledge and skills required to be a successful first aider.

Course structure

The content of the course will cover the following:

Roles and responsibilities Gunshot wounds/associated woundsf
Scene management Amputations and crushing injuries
Fractures Splinting techniques
Casualty handling Casualty evacuation
Spinal injuries Transporting a casualty with spinal conditions
Up-to-date new and improved First Aid equipment familiarisation Tourniquet usage and application
Ticks, snakes, bees and associated illnesses Individual and pair CPR
Choking Stroke
Burns Diabetes
Hypo/Hyperthermia Cardiac conditions
Ballistic Trauma, Severe Bleeding (incl Chainsaw trauma) Celox familiarisation
Management of shock Stroke
Safety and use of a Defibrillator Unresponsive casualty

Entry requirement

Nil required and no pre course reading required.

How the course is delivered

This course is theory and practical based over 1½ days and involves teaching the topics and then confirming learning through practical exercise. The total Guided Learning Hours for this course is 6 hours for the Ofqual regulated qualification.  In conjunction with this, we have included additional topics which are bespoke to BASC Members and therefore make this course 1½ days.


This course is an Ofqual regulated certificated course. Once completed you will be an in date trained first aider for a 3 year period.


The cost for this course is £190.00 per student.

Course only available to BASC members

November 2019

16 Nov 2019 - 17 Nov 2019 Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) - Glenwherry Hill Farm, Ballymena, Co Antrim Glenwherry Hill Farm, Glenhead Road,Ballymena

March 2020

14 Mar 2020 - 15 Mar 2020 Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) - Glenwherry Hill Farm, Ballymena, Co. Antrim Glenwherry Hill Farm, Glenhead Road,Ballymena

April 2020

25 Apr 2020 - 26 Apr 2020 Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) - BASC Scotland, Trochry BASC Scottish Centre, Trochry,Dunkeld

May 2020

23 May 2020 - 24 May 2020 Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) - Pontneddfechan Village Hall, Neath Pontneddfechan Village Hall, Min Yr Awel,Neath

June 2020

20 Jun 2020 - 21 Jun 2020 Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) - BASC Marford Mill, Wrexham, North Wales BASC Head Office, Marford Mill,Rossett

September 2020

05 Sep 2020 - 06 Sep 2020 Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) - Arundell Arms, Lifton, Devon Arundell Arms Hotel, Fore Street,Lifton

11 Sep 2020 - 12 Sep 2020 Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) - Southdown Gun Club, Findon, West Sussex Southdown Gun Club, Findon,Findon


“Fran is the most competent instructor on first aid I have ever had the pleasure to come across. Her background brings life to the whole subject. A good standard instructor”

“The trainer provided excellent instruction and was acutely aware of the individual needs of the students”

“I found the presentation an excellent balance of (mainly) verbal information, backed up with just enough powerpoint. The knowledge of the trainer was obvious and held everyone’s interest throughout”

“Very clear and well delivered course”

“The trainer’s style of teaching was really good. She was able to teach us everything she needed to as well as answer any questions we had relating to specific accidents and injuries that may occur but that were not included in the course. Very helpful”

“The course was excellent. Good balance of interactive work and presentations. The trainer was friendly and helpful and happy to be asked questions at any point during the course.”

Additional Information and Cancellation policy

Should there be insufficient bookings, BASC reserve the right to cancel the course. In the interests of fairness BASC will aim to provide candidates notification of cancellation as soon as possible prior to the advertised start date. Candidates will be offered the option to transfer to another course if available.

We strongly recommend that fees for any accommodation you book are refundable as BASC will not be responsible for any losses incurred by candidates.

If for any reason you cancel your place on the course then the following scale of charges may apply:-

Reallocation to another course (only available 8 weeks or more before the course start date) £25
Cancellation more than 8 weeks before the course start date 30% course cost
Cancellation less than 8 weeks but more than 4 weeks before the course start date 60% course cost
Cancellation less than 4 weeks before the course start date 100% course cost


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