Dates for public EFAW + Forestry (EFAW+F) courses announced for Scotland and northern England.

EFAW + Forestry – 7 hours

The Forestry Commission state the extra content should include:

  • Hypothermia
  • Lyme Disease
  • Major bleed management
  • Crush injury
  • Emergency action planning

This course requires an additional time requirement so it is 7 hours in length.

Contractors, hauliers and others wishing to work on Forestry Commission land need to show that they comply with their First Aid policy.

Please see our course dates and locations below:

Tuesday, 20 March Bacup, Manchester
Friday, 4 May RATHO, Edinburgh
Thursday, 10 May Glasgow
Thursday, 24 May Newcastle
Friday, 25 May Perth
Wednesday, 6 June Aviemore
Friday, 8 June Callander
Friday, 15 June Inverness
Friday, 24 August RATHO, Edinburgh
Friday, 14 September Perth
Thursday, 27 Sept
Newcastle
Friday, 5 October Glasgow
Friday, 9 November Inverness
Wednesday, 21 Nov
RATHO, Edinburgh
Thursday, 24 Jan 2019 Newcastle
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To find out more about Forestry First Aid, please read our previous Blog Post.

Our courses meet the HSE standards for 'Due Diligence' for first aid providers.

About The Author

Cory Jones

Cory is a graduate of the prestigious WEMSI school (Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician), and a qualified teached with a masters degree in Environmental Management. He has lead expeditions worldwide (currently an International Mountain Leader) and is a director of Outdoor First Aid Limited. Cory Jones has worked in the outdoor industry for over 30 years. He first ran first aid training courses for the Red Cross in 2001. Cory has been a provider for SQA, ITC, REC, Highfield, Open College Network over the years. In 2008 Cory set up First Aid Academy in the Lancashire area and won the ‘New Business of the Year 2008 Award’. By 2010 he was running nearly 250 first aid training courses a year. Today, Cory is a director of Outdoor First Aid Limited as well as being a founder of the First Aid Training Co-operative.