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Level 3
Award in Forestry First Aid


Course Description:

Did you know that there were 158 fatal injuries to workers in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector in the last 5 years? The QA Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid +F (RQF) qualification is ideal for those who work or intend to work in a forestry, agricultural or remote environment, such as tree surgeons and farmers. 

Successful learners will be equipped with the knowledge and practical skills needed to treat a range of injuries and diseases that could occur in these environments including Lyme disease and catastrophic bleeding. 

Designed to accompany a regulated First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, this nationally recognised qualification has been specifically developed to meet the recommendations of the Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy.


Topics Covered:

  • Extreme cold

  • Extreme heat

  • Treatment of Adder snake bites 

  • Catastrophic bleeding, including:

    • Direct pressure

    • Tourniquets

    • Haemostatic agents

  • Crush injuries 

  • Lyme disease

Next Course Date:

Scheduled on request



Carl is outstanding in managing groups and the specific requirements of the company. Very knowledgeable, personable and skilled

N Chadwick
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