Blended Forestry First Aid at Work (FAW+F)


In May 2016 the HSE and Awarding Organisations announced that computer based blended training is now allowed for all workplace first aid courses; you now have the option to complete your Forestry  First Aid at Work course as a blended course, with part of the course completed online training followed by 2 days with an instructor.

Course Information

Blended training allows you to learn the theory at your pace and one to one with your instructor at a time that suits you. 


The Level 3 First Aid at work course for Forestry (FAW-F) includes the extra subjects required by the Forestry Commission and includes severe cuts from chainsaws, crush injuries, Hypothermia and Lyme Disease. 

Also included to comply with the latest HSE and ERC guidelines, are Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings. 

All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured in compliance with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations (1981). Delivered in accordance with the HSE and 2015 Resuscitation council guidelines.

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines


This course comes with a Certified CPD Statement for 18 Hours. 

Course Content

 Initial Care | Regulations and Rules | Accident Reporting | Activating Emergency Medical Services | Fears of First Aid | Personal protection

Initial Assessment and airway management | Recovery Position | The Heart & Cardiac Problems | CPR | AED's Adult Choking, 

 Severe Bleeding Management and Wounds Shock Management 

Spinal Injury  | Injury Assessment Breaks, Fractures and Splinting

Strains and Sprains |  Bandaging  | Embedded Objects  

Burns and Scalds Head Injuries | Poisoning

Temperature Injuries | Eye Injuries | Bites and Stings 

  Crush Injuries Chest Injuries  

Electrical Injuries | Illness Management | Illness Assessment

The Respiratory System and Hypoxia | Diabetes | Anaphylactic Shock

Stroke | Asthma     | Hyperventilating | Lyme Disease 

Suitable for:



Agricultural estates

Tree Surgeons



Up to 6 Trainees - £650

Up to 12 Trainees -£850

Training is completed at YOUR venue

Price includes online + practical sessions


20 Hours/online + 2 days practical


Internet access

Suitable venue

Comfortable clothing




Level 3 First Aid at Work for Forestry

Valid for 3 years

 A digital certificate if required

18hrs CPD

Additional information 

  • Assesment is ongoing throughout course

  • This course is available as a full classroom course

  • Available as a RQF Qualification

  • Complies with HSE Regulations

  • Friendly & experienced trainers

  • Interactive, engaging and memorable training

  • FREE email updates and expiry reminders, direct to your in inbox

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