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First Aid Training

Forestry First Aid (+F) Bolt On

Course Overview

The Forestry First Aid +F qualification is ideal for those that work or intend to work in a forestry, agricultural or remote environment, such as tree surgeons and farmers. 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.

Aims and Objectives

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.

Content

  • Catastrophic bleeding – including direct pressure, tourniquets and haemostatic agents

  • Crush injury

  • Extremes of body temperature

  • Lyme disease

Duration:  2 hours (not including comfort and lunch breaks)

Certification:

QA Forestry First Aid +F (QAR)
Certificate upon completion of course, valid for 3 years.

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