GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher (EFAR)

Next Available Course: 14th June 2022

Duration: 2 Days

Validation: 2 Years

Awarding Body: GWO

Price per course (max 6): £1510 +VAT

Price per delegate: £302 +VAT

Location: Either Training Centre, Fire Service Headquarters, Summergroves Way, Hessle, HU4 7BB or Humber Emergency Planning Centre, Humberside International Airport, Kirmington, DN39 6AB


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