1 day EFAW-F for Forestry Level 3 (VTQ)

including AED (Defibrillator)

Course overview

This version of the EFAW 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.

The course uses combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.

The Green Box Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 course (EFAW-F) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace. This course is available as a Green Box CPD certified qualification, all courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2017 changes

Also included to comply with the latest HSE and ERC guidelines, are Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements. Green Box Vocational Training Qualifications (VTQ) are fully recognised by the HSE as Trade Body Qualifications.

Green Box First Aid Training meets ALL of the HSE requirements for a first aid training provider.

Who is this course for?

  • Forestry Workers

  • Hauliers

  • Felling

  • Farmers

  • Agricultural Contractors

 

Topics Taught

Primary Care (CPR) skills taught in this course:

  • Maintaining first aid kits & reporting

  • Scene Assessment

  • Barrier Use

  • Primary Assessment

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Serious Bleeding Management

  • Shock Management

  • Minor Injuries

  • Seizures

  • Burns

  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking Management.

  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Use

  • Crush Injuries

  • Hypothermia

  • Lymes Disease


Secondary Skills taught in this course:

  • Injury Assessment

  • Illness Assessment

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role of the first-aider including reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection, and the use of available equipment

  • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency

  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is unconscious

  • Provide CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is choking

  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding

  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds).

  • Provide first aid using a defibrillator

 

Assessment

Practical assessment and multiple choice examination. Successful delegates will receive a certificate and CPD evidence.

Please note: This qualification lasts for 3 years.

Duration

7 hours contact time (normally 1 day). 

Location

We can teach this course in our classroom in Windsor, Bracknell, Denham, Slough, Maidenhead & Leicester at your place of work or home or we can provide a training room in a location convenient for you.

Certification/accreditation

Certified by Protrainings and Green Box First Aid Training.

Price

Individual bookings

£85 including manual and certification card

Group Bookings

£450 for up to 12 people including manual and certification card

Price includes VAT

Where and When?
Unlike a lot of First Aid training companies we like to work to your time table. We believe in being flexible and training you or your team when it suits you.
We have a class room in Windsor, Bracknell, Denham, Slough, Maidenhead & Leicester but we are happy to train you in your place of work, your home or we can find training facilities in a location of your choice. All you have to do is ask.....

Contact us: Tel 0330 311 0799 email info@greenboxfirstaidtraining.co.uk

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