The Emergency First aid at work +F qualification is aimed at those undertaking the role of an emergency First aider on Forestry Commission land, where a “+F” is required. The Qualification naturally meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981 (1982 NI)
This course is delivered over one day as a face to face course.
This qualification is aimed at those over 16.
Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.
Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.
This course covers a range of content including:
- Roles and Responsibilities of a Forestry First Aider
- Assessment of an Incident in an outdoor environment
- Unresponsive Casualties
- External Bleeding
- Bites and Stings
For this course learners are required to undertake an invigilated MCQ paper, and observed practical tasks which must be passed in order to complete the course.
Learners must have sufficient command of the English language to understand and undertake the recommended assessment methods for this qualification and it is strongly recommended that learners should be working at level 2 English literacy.
Certificate and Validity
Upon completion of the course including the submission and approval by QNUK of the relevant course paperwork, candidates will receive a certificate which is valid for a period of three years.