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Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry Additions - In House

The Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work course covers the standard national syllabus and then incorporates specific topics related to those who work in forestry and as arborists.

The extra content could be the difference between life and death when faced with: catastrophic bleeding, crush injuries, lightning strikes and hypothermia.
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Based on 12 students: £558.00 (£465.00 ex VAT)
Per additional students: £46.80 (£39.00 ex VAT)

What's involved?

Candidates complete the national emergency first aid syllabus, which can be applied to all walks of life. Assessment is through ongoing practical observation and via a theory recap paper.

The additional topics are incorporated throughout the day to give candidates the full range of first aid skills required to assist a casualty within a forest setting. The standard contact time is 7 hours (not including breaks).

What you get out of it

Candidates, upon successful completion of the course, are awarded the nationally recognised Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry Additions qualification. Certificates are sent via email to the course booker, which are valid for a three year period.

Most importantly, candidates walk away from the course not only able to help a casualty in an urban environment, but also to assist with a medical emergency within a forest setting or when cutting trees / shrubland.

Who's it for?

The course is designed for anyone (16 years and older), whose work specialises within forestry, including the following groups:

  • Forestry workers
  • Arborists
  • Forestry Commission work
  • Tree planting
  • Vegetation clearance

What will I learn?

Candidates can expect to learn how to manage a casualty that is unconscious, non-breathing, bleeding, ill or injured, prior to the arrival of the emergency services. In addition there will be the following topics and more:

  • Crush injuries
  • The role of tourniquets in catastrophic bleeding
  • Lighting strikes and high voltage
  • Ticks (Lymes disease)
  • Heat exhaustion / stroke
  • Hypothermia
  • Anaphylaxis & auto injectors

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