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GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher (EFAR)

Next Available Course: 15th - 16th July 2024

Duration: 2 Days

Validation: 2 Years

Awarding Body: GWO

Price per course (max 6): £1510 +VAT

Price per delegate: £302 +VAT


Upgrade your existing GWO First Aid certification. The GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher (EFAR) is valid for 2 years and covers a vast array of advanced first aid and medical competencies. Within the 2 day course, delegates will learn how to safely display and administer enhanced first aid techniques in a renewables environment. If you are wanting to book this course, we require the following documentation: full medical fitness and in-date GWO Basic First Aid or EFA certificates. 

Course Benefits

  • Ability to safely administer immediate enhanced first aid

  • Increased response times - greater responsibility to sustain life on remote and offshore workers

  • Advanced airway management

  • Casualty packaging

  • Increased competency levels

  • Legal responsibilities

  • Able to treat a patient promptly 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of carrying out basic and enhanced first aid in a safe manner

  • Act as a leader in first aid circumstances

  • Administer safe, effective and immediate lifesaving and enhanced first aid measures to save lives and provide assistance in remote areas using advanced emergency equipment and medical tele-consultation

  • Prepare the casualty for transfer to a nominated evacuation/rescue point at the location

  • Request medical/rescue assistance by providing a concise and relevant report of the casualty's condition

  • The delivery of immediate enhanced first aid to stabilise a casualty


  • Advanced Airway Management

  • Burns

  • Casualty Packaging

  • Oxygen Therapy

  • Resuscitation

  • Trauma

  • Casualty Vital Signs

  • Bleeds and Wounds

  • Body Temperature Extremes

  • Medical Emergencies

  • Pain Management

  • The Injured Casualty

  • Various Practical First Aid Scenarios (Trauma)

Send Booking Enquiry

If you wish to send a booking enquiry or learn more about the Enhanced First Aid Refresher (EFAR) Course, please contact us today on 01482 398521 or

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