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Course duration – 8 hours, which can be split over two sessions. The certificate will last for 3 years from the date of the course.

There is no formal exam, continual assessment during the course. This course is regulated by the HSE and the Forestry Commission.

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

  • Understand the role of the first aider including reference to:
  • The importance of preventing cross-infection
  • The need for recording incidents and accidents
  • Use of available equipment
  • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Administer first aid to casualty who is unconscious (including seizure) D)Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Provide basic instruction in the use of an AED
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding including chainsaw injuries
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries
  • Use an AED
  • Tick and Snakebites, Bee stings and other illnesses including Lyme disease
  • Crush injuries
  • Emergency Action Planning

Cost: £110.00 + VAT per candidate