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Forest School First Aid (VTQ)

Course Information

The Forest Schools First Aid is designed to meet the criteria and guidelines of Forest Schools. The course teaches First Aid skills over 2.5 days. 

The context for this training course is Forest School and as such the discussion, practice and outdoor scenarios are suited to Forest School situations. This course not only  focuses on usual First Aid subjects, but also on areas such as CPR in the wilderness, heat and cold injuries and illnesses and bites/stings amongst other topics.

Please note that learners undertaking this course have the option to choose to take a regulated qualification for an additional charge.

All FlexiMed first aid 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 16 Hours. 


Scene management and personal protection 

Dealing with unconscious patients | Airway management | Choking | Asthma Serious bleeding

Burns | Managing head injuries

Spinal injuries | CPR | CPR in the wilderness

Management of shock | anaphylaxis and  auto injectors | Vital signs and patient monitoring

Fracture management

Wound management – cuts, grazes, road rash and blisters | Diabetes | Hypothermia | Dehydration 

 | Heart attack | Seizures | Stroke


16 Hours / 2.5 days


Up to 6 Trainees - £700 

Up to 12 Trainees -£750

Training is completed at YOUR venue


Forest Schools





Additional information 

  • Assesment is ongoing throughout course

  • This course is completed outdoors

  • Complies with Forest Schools First Aid Requirements

  • Friendly & experienced trainers

  • Interactive, engaging and memorable training

  • FREE downloadable Paediatric First Aid manual

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