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The Sports First Aid course is designed to teach sports coaches, PE teachers, personal trainers, and other professionals who work in this industry, how to provide quality sports first aid in the workplace. It covers essential information on major injuries, life-saving procedures and first aid assessments.
Through case studies and practical exercises, you will learn about the role and responsibilities of the sports first aider, exploring the contents of the first aid kit in detail. Our experienced instructor will take you through procedures and best practice for dealing with a range of minor, major and environmental injuries, from sprains to concussions and frostbite.
By the end of this course, you will have excellent practical and theoretical knowledge, with the ability to take control in the case of any first aid emergency. You’ll also have the confidence and skills to perform CPR and calm a casualty down while emergency services arrive.
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the role and responsibilities of a Sports First Aider
- Conduct a primary and secondary survey to assess the condition of a casualty
- Conduct a full-body examination and monitor vital signs
- Correctly use wound dressings, bandages, CPR aids & other first aid kit contents
- Perform CPR and place a casualty in the recovery position
- Identify the different types of common and majors ports injuries
- Recognise the signs and symptoms of heart attack, seizures and asthma attacks
- Remove the casualty’s clothes and headgear safely and carefully
Key Features of Sports First Aid Course
Our trusted, high quality and affordable online courses are designed to train individuals to become experts in their field.
- Certified by the CPD Certification Service
- Developed by qualified first aid professionals
- Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
- Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
- Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
- 24/7 Learning Assistance
Module 1: Introduction to Sports First Aid
In this introductory module, we will learn about the role and responsibilities of a sports first aider and explore the topics that will be discussed in this course.
Module 2: Initial Assessment
In module two, we’ll learn how to conduct a primary and secondary survey to assess the condition of a casualty. It covers key topics such as full body examination, symptoms, monitoring vital signs, disability and medical history.
Module 3: Life-Saving Priorities
In module three, we will explore life-saving first aid procedures, with step-by-step guidance on CPR and chest compressions, and how to place someone in the resting position.
Module 4: Common Injuries
Module four provides a detailed overview of common minor sports injuries, such as sprains and black eyes, with essential information on their treatment and recovery.
Module 5: Major Injuries
Module five provides a detailed overview of major sports injuries, such as head inquiries and concussion, with essential information on their treatment and recovery.
Module 6: Environmental Injuries
Module six takes a look at environmental injuries, such as climatic injuries like frostbite, with essential information on their treatment and recovery.
Module 7: Medical Emergency
In module seven, we will learn what constitutes a medical emergency, with guidance on what to do if a person is suffering from a heart attack, stroke, asthma attack and other life-threatening emergencies.
Module 8: Things to Keep in Mind
In module eight, we will learn about best practice procedures you need to keep in mind when providing first aid, such as removing clothing and headgear safely. It also includes essential information on permission and consent.
All of our courses are fully accredited. The content of the Workplace First Aid Training course is certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the continuous professional development principles. This course provides you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field.
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
Who is this course for?
This Sports First Aid training course applies to, but is not limited to, those in the following professions:
- Sports Coach
- PE Teacher
- Personal Trainer
- Gym staff
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