Specialist First Aid courses for the Forestry sector, including the ‘+F’ content.

In order to work on Forestry Commission, Forestry and Land Scotland, Scottish Forestry, or Forest Service Northern Ireland sites, you must have an approved ‘+F’ first aid qualification.

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The First Aid Training Co-operative are the sole provider of first aid training for Forestry and Land Scotland. Our ISO9001 registration, robust quality assurance process, experience and expertise in the outdoor sector, and ability to deliver courses anywhere in the country makes us the first choice supplier.

 

What is the required +F Content?

+F content must include the following content, for both FAW+F, and EFAW+F courses:

  • Hypothermia recognition and treatment
  • Lyme disease recognition and treatment
  • Major bleed management
  • Crush injury treatment
  • Emergency Action Planning

Which +F Course Should I Do?

Choose from our Emergency First Aid at Work +F course (EFAW+F), or our First Aid at Work +F course (FAW+F).

The course you choose will depend on your responsibilities on site.

First Aid at Work +F

The FAW+F may be more suitable if:

  • You work alone
  • You are a squad leader
  • You work in especially remote locations.

This course is 2 days long if you are doing a refresher, or 3 days if you are starting afresh. We often include outdoor scenarios on these courses too.

Emergency First Aid at Work +F

The EFAW +F course may be more suitable if:

  • You are a member of a squad
  • You are a machine operator
  • You are a contractor who works only occasionally in remote forestry environments

This course is 1 day long, (7 hours).

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Perth 23 Aug 2019 Registration Closes
Aug 23, 2019 9:45AM


Perth

23 Aug 2019

 

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Transition Extreme, Aberdeen 15 Nov 2019 Registration Closes
Nov 15, 2019 8:45AM


Transition Extreme, Aberdeen

15 Nov 2019

 

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EICA at RATHO, Edinburgh 22 Nov 2019 Registration Closes
Nov 22, 2019 8:45AM


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22 Nov 2019

 

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