Please note: all first aid courses are have been covid risk assessed and are delivered in a safe manner in line with government guidelines.

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Forest School First Aid Course

After the great success of our recent first aid course we are in the process of organising another one for the Autumn.

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All Forest School Leaders are required to hold a current first aid certificate. We strongly recommend that you hold a  Forest School Outdoor First Aid qualification.

This Forest School First Aid course is a 2-day (16 hours) paediatric and outdoor first aid course. This course meets Ofsted first aid requirement for registered child-minders and nannies under the Department for Children, Schools and Families Approved Carers Scheme.  Also, the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Course content includes the potential illnesses and injuries of babies and children as well as those of adult helpers working outdoors. The first day covers basic first aid skills and the second moves into incident management in an outdoor space. First Aid training is run by First Aid Academy.

 Forest School First Aid courses are held at our woodland venue in Swaffham Bulbeck. Courses run over two days 9am – 6pm daily.

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What you need to know:

Times: 9am – 6pm daily. 
You should arrive 15 minutes prior to start time to register.

Identification Requirements:
You are required to bring  some form of identification that shows your signature and / or a photograph as we cannot register you without this.

Lunches/Refreshments:  We will provide drinks during the day however participants are requested to make their own arrangement for lunch.

For indoor sessions, please wear loose comfortable clothing; not skirts, shorts or low cut tops. Also, please do not wear lipstick, lip-gloss or lip balms as this hinders the effective cleaning of the manikins.
Please remember some courses will have outdoor sessions; please make sure you bring clothing appropriate to the weather conditions on the day.