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Qualsafe - QA Forestry First Aid F course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the QA Forestry First Aid F course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Qualsafe Awards (Qualsafe). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (Qualsafe) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the Qualsafe - QA Forestry First Aid F course?

Category: First-Aid
Level: Beginner

This Qualsafe Awards Recognised qualification has been designed to provide Learners with the knowledge and skills needed to deal with emergency first aid situations in a forestry/agricultural context.

This short, yet informative course provides Learners with the knowledge and practical competencies needed for the treatment of injuries and diseases that could occur whilst working in a forestry/agricultural specific environment. Topics covered are: extreme hot and cold temperatures, managing catastrophic bleeding, crush injuries and Lyme disease.

The QA Forestry First Aid +F (QAR) qualification is intended to be delivered in conjunction with a regulated first aid qualification (minimum of 1 day) and will confirm the Learners abilities to meet a licence to practice as determined by the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the recommendations in the First Aid at Work - Forestry Commission Policy.

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Who is the Qualsafe - QA Forestry First Aid F course designed for?

The Forestry First Aid +F (QAR) qualification is ideal for those that work or intend to work in a forestry, agricultural or remote environment, such as tree surgeons and farmers.

Learners must:

Be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training

Hold or be working towards either a regulated first aid qualification (minimum 1 day course), prior to certification

There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

Other course requirements:

Due to the practical nature of this course, Learners should wear appropriate clothing and footwear, e.g. trousers and flat footwear.

What subjects does the Qualsafe - QA Forestry First Aid F course cover?

This qualification comprises 1 mandatory unit with a qualification time of 2 hours. Full details of this are in Appendix 1

Learners must complete all assessments in the unit successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 4 weeks.

How is the Qualsafe - QA Forestry First Aid F course assessed?

1 x Practical assessment,

1 x Theory assessment and continuous formative assessments conducted throughout the course.

What certificate do I get for passing the Qualsafe - QA Forestry First Aid F course?
Qualsafe - QA Forestry First Aid +F (QAR)
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