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Emergency First Aid At Work with Forestry (EFAW + F)

This one day course is for those who work or intend to work in a forestry, agricultural or remote environment, such as tree surgeons and farmers. It is a foundation level of training course. The EFAW + F courses contains at least 8 contact hours. Trainers use continuous assessment to evaluate candidates. There is no final practical assessment. 


Course prerequisite: None

Certificating Body: Skillsbase

Course Length: 1 day

Course Times: 9.00am to 5.00pm or to suit client.

Instructor: Various

Cost: £110 +VAT

Venue: Marsh Hill Centre, Marsh, Aylesbury. HP17 8ST or to suit client

Maximum Trainees: 6

The course will cover:

  • The role of the first aider, including reference to the use of available equipment and the need for recording incidents and actions.
  • The importance of basic hygiene in first aid procedures.
  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency.
  • Administering first aid to a casualty who is unconscious and/or in seizure.
  • Administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Administering first aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding and/or in shock.
  • Administering first aid to a casualty who is choking.
  • Providing appropriate first aid for minor injuries.
  • Extreme cold
  • Extreme heat
  • Catastrophic bleeding (direct pressure, tourniquets, haemostatic agents)
  • Crush injuries
  • Lyme disease

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