Forestry Emergency First Aid at Work (VTQ)


This version of the Emergency First Aid at Work  course includes the extra subjects required by the Forestry Commission, for those working in industries such as Stalking and Forestry. 

Course Information

This version of the Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work  course includes the extra subjects required by the Forestry Commission, for those working in industries such as Stalking and Forestry. Extra subjects covered include severe cuts like chainsaws, crush injuries, Hypothermia and Lyme Disease. Tourniquet and Haemostatic dressing training can be added to this course at no extra cost.


The HSE and Forestry Commission, strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses to ensure that they are up to date with any changes and to refresh knowledge.

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 6 Hours. 

Course Content

Initial Care | Regulation's & Rules | Fears of First Aid 

Barriers | Initial Assessment

Unconscious breathing and recovery position  

The Heart | Cardiac Arrest | CPR | AED 

Adult choking, conscious and unconsciousShock | 

Spinal Injury management | Burns and Scalds  

Anaphylactic shock and allergies | Lyme Disease |

Hypothermia | Crush injuries


Suitable for:



Agricultural estates

Tree Surgeons



Up to 6 Trainees - £350 

Up to 12 Trainees -£400

Training is completed at YOUR venue


6 Hours / 1 days


Suitable venue

Comfortable clothing




Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work for Forestry

Valid for 3 years

 A digital certificate if required

6hrs CPD

Additional information 

  • Assesment is ongoing throughout course

  • This course is available via Blended learning

  • Available as a QCF Qualification

  • Complies with HSE Regulations

  • Friendly & experienced trainers

  • Interactive, engaging and memorable training

  • FREE downloadable Emergency First Aid at Work manual

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

  • FREE First Aid Kit checklist (if requested)

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