Sports First Aid 2 Days - Level 3

The aims and objectives of the Contact Sports First Aid (16hrs) two day course is to enable delegates to carry out appropriate emergency first aid in a club and competition environment. Following the course the delegates will be able to manage a casualty who is injured or suffering from a serious illness, until the emergency services arrive.

The course is delivered by instructors with a knowledge and practical application of first aid in a contact sports arena.

General Information
Maximum of 12, 16, or 18

Course Duration
16 Hours (2 Days)

This can be broken down into smaller training units to suit your requirements. Training must be completed over a maximum of four weeks.

This course is delivered using a range of techniques including, instructor led presentation, group practice, group discussion, PowerPoint, video presentation.

Course Assessment
This course is subject to on-going assessment by the Instructor throughout the course to confirm the delegates’ knowledge and understanding and on day two there is a range of casualty simulation exercises.

Course Certification
The course contents covers first aid requirements for the national Governing body BJA, BJC, BKA, BT sports coach wards, and instructor awards.

All successful delegates will be awarded a certificate valid for three years,

Should you wish to host this course on your own site you will need a room that will comfortably seat your amount of delegates and also allow for floor practice during the course and additional space is also required for the casualty simulation exercises.

Course Content over 16 hours

Introduction – Aims of First Aid

  • Dealing with a casualty
  • First Aid kits – content, incident recording
  • Priorities of treatment – primary survey
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Hypoxia causes – choking, asthma, hyperventilation
  • Circulatory system problems – heart attack, angina, blood loss, internal bleeding, shock
  • Secondary survey and bandaging techniques
  • Sprains & strains
  • Fractures signs & symptoms
  • Head & spinal injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Seizures
  • Low blood sugar
  • Casualty simulation exercises
  • Course closure and evaluation

Course fee
Individual – £160
Group (10-12) people – £1400

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your personal requirements.

First Aid