2 hours Level 3 Forestry First Aid OFQUAL RQF

 

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Level 3 Forestry First Aid OFQUAL RQF course

 

Description

 

This Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid (+F), qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge and competence for a learner to deal with emergency first aid situations in a forestry/agricultural environment. It is designed to accompany a suitable First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification to enable a learner to meet the requirements of the Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy. Learners must hold a First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification before attending this course. The topics covered in this course are in accordance with current guidelines published by the Resuscitation Council (UK).

 

 

Qualification structure

 

This qualification is regulated in the UK and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). This Level 3 Forestry First Aid qualification is designed to accompany a Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work or Level 3 First Aid at Work qualification and meets the requirements of the Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy. The qualification is delivered, assessed and quality assured in accordance with the Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications. The qualification consists of one unit which learners must successfully complete to achieve the qualification.This 2 hour course can also be added to a Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work course to make a Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work plus Forestry First Aid course.

 

 

Duration

 

This Level 3 Forestry First Aid training course is taught over a single 2 hours session and consists of theoretical and practical sessions. This course can also be combined with 1 day Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work course or a 3 days Level 3 First Aid at Work course. The class ratio for this qualification is a maximum of 12 learners to 1 Trainer/Assessor.

 

 

Course content

 

  • Identify how to plan for a first aid emergency
  • Identify how to manage an unresponsive casualty when assistance is more than 30 minutes away
  • Demonstrate how to control catastrophic bleeding using:

• Direct pressure

• Haemostatic dressings

• Tourniquets

  • Manage a casualty suffering from hypovolaemic shock
  • Recognise a casualty with a crush injury
  • Identify how to administer first aid for a casualty suffering a crush injury who has been:

• Crushed for up to 15 minutes

• Crushed for over 15 minutes

  • Recognise hypothermia
  • Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty suffering from hypothermia
  • Recognise suspected Lyme disease
  • Identify how to administer first aid for a tick bite
  • Identify how to prevent a tick bite

 

 

Cost

 

Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING today on 0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate

 

 

Assessment

 

The qualification is assessed through practical demonstration and oral questioning. Scenarios will be set to enable a learner to demonstrate their knowledge and practical skills. During the practical assessment, the learner will be asked supporting questions by the Trainer/Assessor. The practical assessment is ongoing throughout the course but the Trainer/Assessor will make learners aware of when they are being assessed. Learners will be assessed on:

 

  • Emergency planning and remote medical assistance
  • Catastrophic bleeding
  • Crush injuries
  • Effects of extreme cold
  • Lyme disease

 

The learner must satisfactorily complete each scenario to successfully pass the practical assessment. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred. Trainer/Assessors may also ask a learner additional questions if felt necessary to confirm their knowledge and understanding.

 

 

Certification

 

An OFQUAL Regulated RQF Level 3 Forestry First Aid course certificate lasting three years will be issued subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. The certificate will only be valid when accompanied with a current in date Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) or a Level 3 First Aid at Work (FAW) certificate.

 

 

Important Information

 

Please note that it is a requirement that candidates must be at least 16 years of age and physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

 

Candidates should have good English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete the assessments.

 

Please also note that ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.

 

  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.

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