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Forest School First Aid

Forest School First Aid – 16 Hour Course

A two-day Forest School first aid training course for those working within a Forest School setting and who require a specific forest school first aid qualification for their licence to practice.. This training meets the IOL Band 3 statement for their associated providers. This training covers both dealing with children and adults within the forest school setting as a first aider.

Topics covered

The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the forest school’s first aider,  how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness when working in a sports coach role. The qualification also covers first aid skills in BLS, CPR and use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as head, chest & spinal injuries, anaphylaxis, hypothermia, drowning and casulty monitoring.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration alongside oral and written questioning.


Those succesfully completing this training will be awarded a TQUK Endorsed Forest School First Aid certificate that is valid for 3-years.

Under the current guidelines it is ”strongly recommended” that first aid trained staff attend a half-day update every 12 months – before completing full re-qualification training at the three year point.

Pricing & Booking

The cost of this course is £400 fully inclusive, when run at your venue. This is for a group of up to 6.

The cost of this course is £500 fully inclusive, when run at your venue. This is for a group up to 12.

The cost of this course for individuals attending our training centres is £130 per person fully inclusive.

The above prices includes certification and on-line first aid manual. There are no additional costs.


CPD Certified Training Approved by Skills for Care