Learn in-depth First Aid for working in a forest, and prepare yourself to deal with any First Aid Emergency.
What’s it about?
The ProTrainings First Aid at Work for Forestry Level 3 (VTQ) course (FAW-F) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that they require a fully trained first aider for their workplace. This course is available as a ProTrainings CPD certified qualification, all courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2017 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2017 changes.
All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021 as per the HSE requirements. ProTrainings Vocational Training Qualifications (VTQ) are fully recognised by the HSE as Trade Body Qualifications.
Also included to comply with the latest HSE and ERC guidelines, are Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings.
This version of the FAW-F course includes the extra subjects required by the Forestry Commission to include extra subjects covered include severe cuts like chainsaws, crush injuries, Hypothermia and Lyme Disease. Also included to comply with the latest HSE and ERC guidelines, are Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings.
This course must be at least 20 contact hours and run over a minimum of 3 days and the certificate is valid for 3 years. To renew you need to attend a 2-day FAW-F requalification course.
Guided learning hours: 18
Total Qualification time: 20
Validity: 3 year
Cost: £1099 + vat for up to 12 learners
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