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Short Course Details

Emergency First Aid at Work and Forestry Element - 2018:19

Location:  Merrist Wood College
Course Code:  OA02CD0A002P
Year:  2018:19
Duration:  1 Day
Attendance:  09.00-17.00
FT/PT:  Part-Time 
Level: X
Fund Type: C: No fee remission available on this course
Tuition Fees: £ 80
Exam Fees: £ 0
Start Dates: Data not currently available
Subject Area

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Content / Overview

This is one day first aid course is aimed at people who work within the land-based industries. As well as emergency first aid, the qualification also includes additional topics recommended by the Forestry Commission.

The course meets HSE requirements and includes certification which is valid for 3 years.

Course Modules

Topics covered include:

  • Responsibility of the First Aider
  • Unconscious Casualty Management
  • Resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Seizures
  • Wounds and Bleeding

The qualification also includes additional topics recommended by the Forestry Commission:

  • Severe Bleeding
  • Crush Injury
  • Hypothermia
  • Lyme Disease  

Why Study Here 

  • Merrist Wood College has an excellent reputation within the land-based industries.
  • You will be taught by expert instructors who have worked in the land-based industry, particularly Arboriculture.
  • Our instructors have years of experience teaching, training and assessing in the industry.
  • Lessons are taught on our 400-acre estate with excellent facilities.
  • Various training options available via our NPTC Assessment Centre.

Suitable For 

This course is suitable for those working within the land-based industries. Additional topics included for Arboriculture professionals.

Application Method 

Application followed by individual interview

Entry Requirements 

No formal entry requirements.

Delivery Method 

This course is delivered through theory and practical activities.


Assessment will take place at the end of the day in the form of a short question and answer paper.

All students aged 19 years or over on 1 September in the first year of their course are expected to pay tuition, registration, exam fees and all other course related costs. Some assistance with these costs may be available depending on your circumstances and the latest government funding position.

There are normally no tuition, registration or examination fees to pay if you are aged 16-18 on 1 September in the first year of your course and are a British or European Union resident. This does not apply to HNCs/Ds, Foundation Degrees, Degrees or courses that do not attract government funding (identified as 'no fee remission available on this course').


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