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This course is recommended by the Forestry Commission. Indoor classroom tutorial, demonstrations, group work, case studies, questions and answer sessions

Course outline

The core content covers the basic essentials required to provide emergency care to a patient including:

  • The ability to act safely and effectively when an accident or emergency occurs.
  • The treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient.
  • The recognition and treatment of a person in seizure.
  • The recognition of cardiac arrest and delivery of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). 
  • The ability to recognise and safely treat a patient who is choking.
  • The ability to safely and promptly treat a patient who is bleeding.
  • The keeping of simple records following an accident at work.

Additional subjects make the course more relevant than the standalone EFAW course and include

Additional subjects which are included in the EFAW for Forestry Operations course are:

  • Falls from Height
  • Major bleeding & chainsaw injuries
  • Crush Injuries
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Lymes disease

Successful candidates will be awarded a qualification in Emergency First Aid at Work in Forestry Operations qualification, valid for 3 years and certificated by WorkSafe Training Systems.

Course reference: BTP020

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

Dates: 3rd December

Location: Plumpton


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