3 Days

09:30 – 17:00


From £265.00 per person

Group bookings from £560


Sussex – Kent – Surrey

Hampshire – Dorset

About the Course

The knowledge required to provide life saving skills should be made as simple as possible, to allow you to work as best as possible in a stressful situation. Our First Aid at Work + F (FAW + F) will achieve exactly that!

First Aid at Work + F (FAW + F) is a specific discipline in First Aid because it presents the First Aider with the unique situation of prolonged care of a patient in a Forestry setting before definitive medical care can be provided. In this situation, the Ambulance Service may be delayed due to difficult access. Therefore, in light of this, a number of additional skills and considerations are required compared to the urban setting.

Who is this course for?

This course provides the First Aid training as identified as one of the standards for working on Forestry Commission managed land.

Tree Surgeons







  • First Aid at Work +F

Qualification (Valid for 3 years)


Your First Aid Trainer

Your trainer will have had real-life experience of administering First Aid from serving in the Emergency Services, which we truly believe gives credibility and quality to the training you deserve to receive. Your abilities in saving a life are most important to us, hence this is why our training ethos is to create a relaxed and enjoyable training experience in which to learn to your full potential.

Course Content

Introduction & Basic Life Support

  • Introduction to Outdoor First Aid
  • Action and priorities in an Emergency
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Airway Management
  • Administer First Aid to a person who is choking
  • Content of First Aid kits
  • Primary and Secondary patient assessment
  • Management of the unconscious patient (Recovery Position)
Medical Emergencies
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures (Epilepsy)
  • Asthma
  • Shock
  • Lyme disease
Trauma Emergencies
  • Fractures including
  • Minor & Major Bleeding (including haemostatic dressings and tourniquets)
  • Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
  • Burns
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Heart Attack
  • Shock
  • Poisoning
  • Crush Injuries
  • Bites and strings

Courses at your venue

In order to arrange an First Aid at Work +F (FAW +F) course group booking at your site, a minimum requirement of six candidates will be required. The training can be delivered at your own venue anywhere in the UK. Please contact us for a quote.

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