The Level 3 Forestry First Aid At Work FAW+F is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that they require a fully trained first aider for their workplace. This course is available as a ProTrainings 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. This version of the FAW-F 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.
This course must be at least 20 contact hours and run over a minimum of 3 day and the certificate is valid for 3 years. To renew you need to attend a 2 day FAW-F requalification course. This course must be delivered as a 100% classroom course and cannot be delivered via online or blended training to comply with the HSE requirements. Candidates completing our FAW-F courses receive access to our video library for refreshing skills and reference.
The HSE and Forestry Commission, strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses and our online course meets this requirement.
The ProTrainings First Aid at Work Qualification are accepted by TQUK as a qualification for first aid instructors who wish to offer their regulated qualifications. This is because it meets all of the required learning outcomes and due diligence.