First Aid Course for Sports Emergencies
CPD Certified Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Sports First Aid at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 4 hours and 42 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • Videos include subtitles
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Arabic
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in sports first aid. The course is available as a classroom, blended or online course. The certificate is valid for 3 years and a recommended annual refresher can be done online.

This course covers basic first aid and is aimed at people who need first aid who work in various sports sectors. It not only covers basic first aid but also all the specific problems that arise in sports. Primary and secondary subjects are covered, including soft tissue injuries, head injuries, types of cuts, and many illnesses that could arise.

All our first aid courses fully meet the latest UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Coaches
  • Managers
  • Parents
  • Schools
  • Colleges

This course comes with 5.0 hrs (7.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 4 hours and 42 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

Introduction to Sports First Aid

  • Introduction to Sports First Aid
  • Sports First Aid Course Overview

Initial Care and Safety

  • Fears of first aid
  • Asking permission to help
  • Scene Safety
  • Calling the EMS
  • Waiting for the EMS to Arrive
  • The Chain of Survival
  • DRAB and the ABCDs
  • Barriers and Gloves
  • How to use face shields
  • Hand Washing
  • Adult Bag Valve Mask
  • Recovery Position and Care of the Patient

Cardiac Arrest and CPR

  • Adult CPR Introduction
  • When to call for assistance
  • Heart Attack Care
  • Adult CPR
  • Hands-only CPR Breakdown
  • CPR Hand Over
  • Resuscitation of children
  • Child CPR
  • Child CPR Breakdown
  • Infant CPR
  • AED Introduction
  • Drowning
  • Effective CPR
  • Improving compressions
  • Improving breaths
  • Near and secondary drowning

Choking Management

  • Adult Choking
  • Child Choking

Bleeding Management

  • Types of Bleed
  • Serious Bleeding
  • Excessive Blood Loss
  • Excessive Bleeding Control
  • Embedded Objects
  • Plasters
  • Nose bleeds
  • Minor Injuries
  • Other Types of Injury
  • The Healing Process

Injuries

  • Strains and Sprains (RICE)
  • Adult fractures
  • Splints
  • The Aircast Boot
  • Dislocated Shoulders and Joints
  • Types of head injury and consciousness
  • Concussion memory test and withdrawal from play
  • Different Types of Helmets
  • Spinal Injury
  • Spinal Recovery Position
  • Eye Injuries
  • Burns and Burn Kits
  • Gell burns dressings
  • Treating a Burn with Cling Film
  • Blister Care
  • Splinters
  • Abdominal Injuries
  • Chest Injuries
  • Heat emergencies
  • Cold emergencies
  • Shock
  • Dealing with fainting
  • Dental Injuries
  • Bites and Stings
  • Cramp in Sports and Exercise
  • Types of Hydration in Sport

Illnesses

  • Illness assessment
  • Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma Spacers
  • When an Asthma inhaler is not available
  • Hyperventilation
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Electrical Injuries

Summary

  • Medications and First Aid
  • Summary to Sports First Aid
  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V8.2 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • EmergencySMS service leaflet
  • AED infographic will guide you through the steps
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.0
  • Arabic Student First Aid Manual V7.0
  • Asthma UK - Astma Plan for Children
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • CAT Tourniquet instruction leaflet
  • CR2 AED user manual to learn more about this unit. For more information contact us.
  • Celox haemostatic leaflet
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Child and Infant CPR Flowchart Handout
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • EpiPen Guide
  • EpiPen Patient information leaflet
  • EpiPen patient information sheet
  • Epilepsy Action leaflet
  • Epilepsy and education – information for parents leaflet
  • Epilepsy facts and figures leaflet
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on www.epilepsy.org.uk)
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid Student Manual - Welsh
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Headway Suffolk where you can lean more about the charity and the national branches
  • Heartsine 350 AED unit
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • How to use Celox Haemstatic gauze
  • How to use Celox gauze
  • How to use Celox granules
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • Jext patient Information Sheet
  • Link to HeadSmart website
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Link to the HSE website
  • Meningitis Now website with many leaflets and resources link
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • Russian Student Manual V7.0
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Spanish general student manual V7.0
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • UK Resus Council BLS and AED Guidelines 2015
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website - JEC
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet

What People are Saying

“A very easy to use method for gaining your certification. I found the system simple and the information was easy to take on board. I would recommend this to others, great service”

- Chris from BSH

“As a busy mum of 2 and a Jazzercise instructor this was an amazing training course, that I was able to do in my own time, and keep coming Back to. I really have learnt a lot of things that will be helpful in everyday emergencies as well as sever emergencies. ”

- Catriona, Certified Jazzercise Instructor from Essex
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