The Forest Schools First Aid course is totally integrated with the Forest School ethos, rationale and the unique professional requirements of Forest School workers.

The content reflects the unique environments in which you work, and the challenges that you can face. It is the course of choice for the professional Forest School practitioner, who wants a custom course designed around their craft and their profession.

About our Forest School First Aid course

Our awarding body ITC First Aid has a well established and long running relationship with the Key Forest School National Training Organisation. Together they have helped design this unique first aid training package. Many organisations deliver first aid courses that meet the needs of Forest School practitioners; however this is the only awarding organisation approved by HSE, Ofqual, and the SQA, that has developed a tailored training course supported by the main Forest School Training Organisation in England.

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 2016 changes. The EFAW course fully meets the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

This is a Regulated First Aid course

There are no prerequisite entry requirements for this qualification.

Prospective candidates are to be advised that they should have should have literacy and numeracy competency appropriate for the qualification

 

Course Duration

16 hours

Minimum age

16

Individual Price

n/a Group Bookings only

Group price

£950

Group Pricing assumes that the Client provides a suitable traiing venue


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 2016 changes. The EFAW course fully meets the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

Topics include; roles & responsibilities, adult/child/infant specific treatments, dealing with collapse (with and without breathing), choking, bleeding, shock, major illnesses, torso and limb injuries, environmental effects, heat and cold injuries, using first aid kit, outdoor specific scenarios, outdoor incident management and looking after a casualty for more than 10 minutes.

This course is designed to provide outdoor incident management skills.  Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical, with elements occurring out of doors in outdoor clothing and on various terrains.