Farm Family Key Skills (FFKS) first aid awareness training has now gone virtual. You can easily access it via your phone, tablet, laptop or PC from home or work. FFKS training is free to farm families. Participating farm family members will also receive a free first aid kit and reference booklet.
The First Aid Awareness course is delivered by Global Horizon Skills Ltd on behalf of CAFRE. Over 2,300 farm family members have previously attended the face-to-face training, but Covid-19 has led to a rethink on how to deliver this very popular course. As a result, the newly designed first aid awareness training is delivered online using Zoom. This offers a very effective and convenient alternative to face to face delivery, allowing family members to attend together from home.
The new online sessions were launched in December and the feedback from participants has been excellent. These are some the comments from attendees
Fiona a mum of four said:
‘I have tried to do this course on quite a few occasions but having four kids I was very restricted when it came to getting babysitters. Zoom allowed me to be able to do this course from home. Knowing where the defibrillator is and how many lives it can save in itself was a real learning curve for me. Thank you all so much for this and all the great information has been priceless to say the least’.
Catherine, another participant, added:
John agreed by saying:
Further information on these first aid awareness courses is available on the CAFRE website.
Pre-booking a place is necessary so that you can receive joining instructions in advance of the webinar.
If you would like to attend one of these courses or are interested in organising training for a local group, please contact Global Horizon Skills on 028 822 56772 / 028 822 50544 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The FFKS programme is part-funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).