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Forestry First Aid ‘+F’
2 hours

Forestry First Aid is an add-on to the (Emergency) First Aid at Work courses and covers additional subjects that might be encountered by Forestry workers.

Forestry First Aid is an add-on to the First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work course and covers additional subjects that might be encountered by Forestry workers.

This module is designed to meet the requirements of the Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy.

It is a ‘bolt-on’ 2-hour unit with exact time dependent upon the content of the first aid qualification it is added to.

In addition to the content of an (Emergency) First Aid at Work course, the Forestry Commission recommend topics including:

  • Severe bleeding (i.e. chainsaw injury)
  • Crush injury
  • Hypothermia
  • Lyme Disease

Instructors

Our trainers come from a range of professional backgrounds such as the emergency services, the military and outdoor professionals. We aim to match instructors to your specific training requirements. They are aware of the specific needs of various outdoor environments, fully understanding the problems and judgements that have to be made when dealing with incidents in stressful, dangerous and remote situations. Learn more about our trainers and what makes them unique.

Prerequisites

None

Assessment

Continuous Assessment

Certification

The candidate will receive two certificates:

  • An HSE recognised First Aid at work or Emergency First Aid at Work certificate
  • A Forestry First Aid ‘+F’ certificate, which will satisfy the Forestry Commissions’ and others’ requirements.

Cost

In-house course for 12 candidates
- £100

(Accreditation Fee of £5 per student may apply to Group and Individual prices for some courses)

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