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Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW + F) – Level 3

This 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW + F) course is specifically designed for people working in the arboriculture and forestry industry. In addition to the general EFAW course, this Forestry course includes modules on catastrophic bleeding, lone working, Lyme’s disease, crush injuries and hypothermia.

This course will provide the participant with the essential knowledge to give effective immediate life-saving skills whilst acting calmly in an emergency until ambulance and emergency services arrive.

Practical sessions and realistic scenarios will give the participant the confidence to deal with a variety of immediate work place hazards and emergencies.

£520 per group
1 day (7 hours) plus breaks
Course Details
The EFAW +F syllabus includes a range of topics to assist you to handle an emergency with confidence. These include:
  • Managing, recording and reporting of incidents
  • The HSE and BSI / First Aid Kits
  • Priorities of First Aid
  • Personal safety & Lone working
  • Examination of a patient
  • Cardiac Conditions
  • Basic Life Support (CPR ) and AED
  • Choking
  • Unconsciousness
  • Treatment of wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Catastrophic bleeding and the use of tourniquets and haemostatic agents
  • Crush injuries
  • Burns
  • Bites, Stings and Allergic reactions
  • Epilepsy and fits
  • Spinal Injures
  • Hypothermia
  • Lyme’s Disease
Course Assessment

All candidates will have to complete a multiple-choice test and achieve a pass rate of 75%.

Continuous practical assessments will cover CPR, The Unconscious Patient and Wounds & Bleeding

Course Duration Information

This one day class can be held during the week or on a weekend, scheduled to suit your requirements.

On special request, this course can also be arranged over two to three evenings.

Course Pricing Information

Group price - £520: This is for up to 10 students to be held at your premises

This price includes :

  • Instructor fees
  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Use of all training equipment
  • Examination fee
  • Certificate fee

Corporate discounts are available to customers committing to a number of courses during a year.

Individual price: Unfortunately only group bookings are done for this course.

Other Information

The EFAW + F course certification is valid for three years after which you will need to repeat the 1-day course.

By signing up to our email reminder service and newsletter, the participant will be notified 3 months before their certificate expires.

The HSE strongly recommends that all current First Aiders attend an Annual Skills Update (First Aid Refresher Course) which takes 3 hours.