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EFAW Forestry

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The ProTrainings Emergency First Aid at Work course (EFAW) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace. This course is available as a ProTrainings CPD certified qualification, all courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

This version of the EFAW course includes the extra subjects required by the Forestry Commission to include extra subjects covered include severe cuts like chainsaws, crush injuries, Hypothermia and Lyme Disease.

This course must be at least 7 contact hours and run over a minimum of 1 day and the certificate is valid for 3 years.  To renew you need to attend another EFAW-F 7 hour course.

In May 2016 the HSE and Awarding Organisations announced that computer based blended training is now allowed for all workplace first aid courses.

You now have the option to complete your Emergency First Aid at Work course as a blended course, with 3 hours of online training followed by 3 hours in the classroom. Our blended training allows you to learn the theory at your pace, one to one with your instructor at a time that suits you.

This blended EFAW course meets all of the requirements under the HSE and Awarding Organisations and is available as a ProTrainings or Regulated Qualification.

A modern approach to training, backed up by years of experience providing online, blended and classroom courses. Clear, concise and engaging, when you choose ProTrainings you reduce the cost, not the quality of your training.

Candidates completing our EFAW-F courses receive access to our video library for refreshing skills and reference.

The HSE and Forestry Commission, strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses and our online course meets this requirement.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course comes with 7.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Forestry Workers
  • Hauliers
  • Felling
  • Farmers
  • Agricultural Contractors

We also recommend the following course(s):

  • Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 2)
  • Basic Life Support

COURSE INFORMATION:

6.0 hours

  1. Initial Care
  • First Aid at Work Regulations and Rules
  • Fears of First Aid
  • Barrier use
  • Initial Assessment
  • Unconscious Breathing Patient
  • Recovery Position
  1. Cardiac Problems
  • The Heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Heart Attacks
  • One Rescuer CPR
  • Compression only CPR
  • CPR handover to a second rescuer
  1. Other Primary Care First Aid Conditions
  • Adult Choking
  • Serious Bleeding Management and Wounds
  • Serious Cut like Chainsaw Cuts
  • Spinal Injury
  • Shock Management and Types
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Anaphylactic Shock and Allergies
  • Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Lyme Disease
  • Hypothermia
  • Crush Injuries

Advencare Regulated Qualification

3 years

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