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National Farmers Union First Aid Training for our Agriculture Students

Posted on 10th June 2014 in Agriculture, Events

A group of 38 Agriculture students studying towards the Level 2 Diploma and Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture benefited from attending first aid training provided free of charge by NFU Mutual, with the assistance of the St Johns Ambulance.

     

Two 4 hour sessions took place in our lecture theatre and involved speeches, demonstrations and hands on practical training, teaching different first aid techniques with a focus on saving lives within the agricultural industry. Students were trained on first response including bandaging; cuts and abrasions; CPR; putting a casualty into the recovery position and choking

After completing the course each student left with a first response three year first aid qualification from St Johns Ambulance and a farm safety awareness pack.

It was a very successful and useful day, which we are planning to run as an annual event for the benefit of future students.

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