Forestry First Aid at Work +F – 3 Days

This 3 day +F course covers a comprehensive range of first aid skills you would need when working with machinery in industrial forestry. This covers most of the realistic risks and the first aid solutions your work force might be exposed to. Why not look at our +F Forestry First Aid comparison table to see how it compares to other courses.

 

What does the +F cover?
Ticks & Lymes disease, burns, hyperthermia, crushing and chainsaw injuries. 

£259

Don’t forget to use the online booking discounts at the checkout!

10% off for one place, the code is: onebooking
15% off for two places, the code is: twobookings
20% off for three or more places. the cod is: threebookings
If you want to be invoiced just use this code at the check out: invoiceus

See this link for full details: Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy

For the qualification specification and assessment principles for the Emergency First Aid at Work + F see: www.itcfirst.org.uk/qualifications/forestry-first-aid–f/89.htm

How do I choose the right first aid course?
If you are an employer or manager your risk assessment should help indicate what is the most suitable first aid course for your level of risk.

Health & Safety Executive (HSE) produce clear and straightforward advice. Look at these links http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/legislation.htm

And this great free download from HSE http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg214.pdf

Still not sure? Contact us and we can work with you to find the right course.

How do I know that Highland FIrst Aid is offering appropriate first aid training?
It’s important to check the training you need meets the requirements of ‘due diligence’ that employers have to carry out before selecting a course. At Highland First Aid we have made that easy:

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  • The qualifications we offer are accredited by Scottish Qualification Authority sqa.org.uk

  • So our courses are externally verified for compliance and quality

  • Our trainers are all qualified

  • Our trainers all have Advanced First Aid qualifications

  • Trainers carry out regular professional development and first aid refreshers

  • We work with ITC First itcfirst.org.uk to provide another layer of verification, observations and professional development

You can find more advice in HSE’s information sheet GEIS3 Selecting a first-aid training provider: A guide for employers (www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/geis3.htm)