LEVEL 3 AWARD IN FIRST AID AT WORK & FORESTRY FIRST AID (RQF)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This qualification is ideal for those that work or intend to work in a forestry, agricultural or remote environment, such as tree surgeons and farmers. Successful Learners will be equipped with the knowledge and practical skills needed to treat a range of injuries and diseases that could occur in these environments.

 

Designed to be undertaken in conjunction with a regulated First Aid qualification (minimum 1 day), this qualification meets the recommendation of the First Aid at Work – Forestry commission Policy and also confirms a learner’s ability to meet a ‘license to practice’ as determined by the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, making it perfect for those operating in a wide range of workplaces.

CONTENT OVERVIEW
  • The role and responsibilities of the first aider

  • Assess situations in order to act safely and effectively

  • Basic Life Support & Automated External Defibrillation

  • Unconscious casualty

  • Management of a seizure

  • Choking

  • Shock

  • External Bleeding

  • Minor injuries small cuts / grazes / small splinters / nose bleeds

  • Minor burns and scalds

  • Completing accident report form

  • Managing catastrophic bleeding, including:

  • Direct Pressure

  • Tourniquets

  • Haemostatic Dressings

  • Crush injuries

  • Extreme hot and cold temperatures

  • Lyme disease

  • Snake Bites

COURSE DETAILS

Duration:  1 Day

Assessment: Practical & Multiple Choice

Delegate Limit: 12

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