FAA Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid (RQF)

The qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge and competence for a learner to deal with emergency first aid situations in a forestry/agricultural environment.

The FAA Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid (+F), is designed to accompany a suitable First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification to enable a learner to meet the requirements of the Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy. Learners must hold a First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification before attending this course.

Detailed information can be found in the Qualification Specification including the qualification structure and codes, entry requirements, qualification delivery, certification and requalification, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria and assessment information.

If learners need to satisfy the requirements of the Forestry Commission, information regarding acceptable first aid qualifications can be found in The Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy for those that work on our land.

Further guidance about first aid qualifications and requirements for employers can be found in the following regulatory documents:

HSE’s L74 Guidance on First Aid at Work regulations

HSE’s GEIS3 Selecting a first aid training provider – a guide for employers

Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy