Sports First Aid
This excellent interactive course is ideal for sport groups where a nominated or appointed person is required to take charge in the event of an illness or accident.
The course will be tailored to your needs. The Sports First Aid course involves practical and multiple choice assessment and you will receive an externally awarded Ofqual Certificate, valid for 3 years.
We offer group courses at special group rates.
With our paramedic trained tutors you will have the confidence to deal with emergencies, develop skills and provide emergency first aid until the emergency services arrive. Annual refreshers (1/2 day) and re-qualification courses are also available.
Who should attend?
It is ideal for ‘nominated’ persons responsible for the First Aid provision in small sport groups or for people who provide support to qualified First Aiders in larger organisations and those with more complex risks.
What you will learn?
Basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations. Key components of the Emergency Life Support and Basic Life Skills courses tailored to meet your individual and business needs.
Sports First Aid (6 hours):
This is an ideal course for those who are involved in community sports groups covering topics such as CPR, minor injuries, fractures and joint injuries. The course is bespoke to your sporting event
- Acting safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;
- Cardio -Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR);
- Treating an unconscious casualty (including seizure);
- Wounds and Bleeding;
- Minor Injuries;
- Preventing cross infection;
- Recording incidents and actions;
- The use of available equipment;
- Sprains and Strains;
- Spinal Injuries;
- Chest Injuries;
- Severe Burns and Scalds;
- Eye injuries;
- Heart Attack.
Tailored packages are available which include initial, annual refresher and re-qualification. Training can be provided at your premises, at our training centre, or at a suitable location nearby to you.
As a registered training facility Roughwood Consultancy is fully regulated with the Association of First Aiders (Aofa) to bring you this course.
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