Level 3 Forest School First Aid & Paediatric First Aid - Suffolk

Monday, 27 September '21   2 days
The Hive, Rougham Road, Bury Saint Edmunds, IP30 0AZ
Level 3 Forest School First Aid & Paediatric First Aid - Suffolk

This is a Level 3, 16 hour Forest School First Aid course at the at the West Suffolk Hive Eco Centre.

It will be run COVID safe with social distancing and PPE worn where necessary
It is an outdoor course
The Course syllabus includes:
Understanding the role of the forest school first-aider, including reference to:
the importance of preventing cross infection
the need for recording incidents and actions
use of available equipment
Considering environmental factors in outdoor first aid
Managing an unresponsive casualty when assistance is up to 2 hours away
When & how to move a casualty
Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
Recognise & administer first aid, including primary and secondary surveys, to an infant, child or adult casualty who is/has;
unresponsive & breathing normally
unresponsive & not breathing normally, whether the result of drowning, avalanche or lightning strike
wounded and bleeding
injuries to eyes, bones, muscles, joints, chest, abdomen and pelvis
suspected head or spinal injuries
small cuts, grazes & bruises
small splinters
minor burns and scalds
bites & stings
foreign bodies in the ears, eyes or nose
having a heart attack, stroke, seizure or an asthma attack
suffering complications due to diabetes, anaphylaxis or medical shock
an electric shock
suffering the effects of extreme heat or cold
has been immersed in water
having febrile convulsions
suffering from meningitis

A separate paediatric first aid certificate can be achieved at the same time as the forest school qualification, please ensure you let us know at checkout if this is something that you need.


This course is being held outside so please ensure you bring the correct clothing for all weathers.
You can also receive a separate Paediatric First Aid certificate in addition to the Forest School First Aid one, please purchase the additional ticket at checkout.


Forest School First Aid
This is the standard ticket for the course
Forest School and Paediatric First Aid
Please purchase this ticket if you require a separate Paediatric First Aid certificate
Paediatric Only First Aid
Please purchase this ticket if you only require a Paediatric First Aid certificate

The Hive
Rougham Road
Bury Saint Edmunds
IP30 0AZ