This one day (6 hour) First Aid for Sport course gives you the knowledge and skills to manage first aid in a sport environment. The confidence to apply accurate treatment to an athlete under your care in order to alleviate the pain, promote healing and stabilise a casualty to prevent further injury. You will also know when to refer to other medical services.
Delegates can achieve a nationally recognised qualification to the Ofqual standard which compliments your vocational skills.
What will you learn on this course?
- Roles and responsibilities of first aid provision for sports.
- Accident/Incident reporting procedures.
- Common injuries incurred through sporting activity.
- Major and minor injury management.
- Major and minor illnesses.
- Assess minor and serious injuries.
- Soft tissue injuries, cramp,sprains and strains.
- Bleeding and Wounds.
- Head Injuries.
- Impact and fall injuries.
- Chest Injuries.
- Breathing Difficulties.
- CPR adult and child.
- Facial and eye injuries.
- Neck and back injuries.
Who should attend this course?
- Persons who are designated as first aiders in a sport environment.
- People wishing to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to provide appropriate care and management of sport injuries.
- People who support sport such as Coaches, Fitness and Gym instructors, Personal Trainers, Team Managers, P.E. teachers, Martial Arts, Athletes, etc.
What are the purposes of this course?
- To develop learners’ knowledge and practical skills to enable them to recognise and respond with appropriate actions, ensuring a safer and more controlled sporting environment.
- To support the first aid role in the workplace by adding precise knowledge and understanding of sport related injuries.
How long does this course take?
This course is delivered as a 1 day programme (6 hours) and the qualification lasts for a period of 3 years. Note: It is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.
What type of assessment does the course use?
Our assessment methods for this course may include:
- Practical Demonstration.
- Group Discussion.
- Case study.
- Observation of learner’s skills.
- Question and answer sessions.
All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a Pass.
Where you can take the course?
In-house training: This course is delivered anywhere in the UK at your premises.
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Private Course: We can organise and deliver your course at the location that suits you.
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