Forestry First Aid +F (RQF)

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This short, yet informative course provides Learners with the knowledge and practical competencies needed for the treatment of injuries and diseases that could occur whilst working in a forestry/agricultural specific environment. Topics covered are,  extreme hot and cold temperatures, managing catastrophic bleeding, crush injuries and Lyme disease.

This qualification is intended to be delivered in conjunction with a regulated first aid qualification (minimum of 1 day) and will confirm the Learner's abilities to meet a 'licence to practice' as determined by the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the recommendations in the First Aid at Work - Forestry Commission Policy. 


This qualification comprises 1 mandatory unit over 2 hours of learning.  Learners must hold or be working towards either a regulated first aid qualification (minimum 1-day course prior to certification).

This short qualification can be combined with an Emergency First Aid at Work or First Aid at Work Course, as required. 


Assessment is conducted through practical assessments, informal ongoing assessment and a multiple choice question paper.  

The qualification is valid for 3 years' upon completion.


A maximum of 12 learners can be accommodated on this course. 


A  group course is a cost effective way of delivering training, we come to your workplace and deliver directly to your workforce. We can also tailor the training to suit the staff and business needs, including delivering evening and weekend training. 

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