Activity First Aid Course

Activity First Aid Course

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Activity First Aid Course

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2451/X

Description: This qualification is aimed at those looking to undertake the role of the first aider in sports activities. The qualification also meets the requirements for a workplace emergency first aider as outlined in the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

This qualification has the purpose of supporting a role in the workplace.

Activity First Aid Course

Activity first aid course is ideal and has become a popular first aid course with many sports coaches, athletic coaches, leisure centres, ramblers and many more outdoor pursuits coaches who want a specific first aid course that meets their needs and requirements.

Our gold standard Activity First Aid course is run over 2 days (12 guided learning hours) and has been specifically designed to make it interactive, inclusive and fun too and very much geared with the Activity Coach in mind to give them the knowledge, skills, confidence, and competence to be the first aider for sporting activities and more.

You can book separate dates for this course to fit in with your business operations, i.e. day 1 one week and day 2 the following week. 

Please let customer service know that you want to split the dates.

During the current COVID19 pandemic we have implemented a number of new measures to ensure that the training we conduct is in line with governmental guidelines. You can learn more here.

Our Pricing

Our pricing is Clear and Transparent and the price we quote is the price you pay.

This includes all certification, glossy training manuals, giveaways etc.

Min 3 people – Maximum 12

From £63 per person

Activity First Aid Course Day 1

On day 1 of Activity First Aid course, you will cover the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus this will give you those essential skills to be able to successfully manage an unconscious casualty, administer CPR if they have stopped breathing and how to use an AED safely, confidently and competently too.

Then during the afternoon of day 1, you will learn how to treat minor injuries and wounds, and how to provide treatment if the casualty starts to choke, or if they go into shock, or have a convulsive seizure.

Activity First Aid Course Day 2

On day 2 of Activity First Aid course, you will learn how to provide treatment to a casualty who may have incurred a minor sports injury, or may have a dislocation or has broken a bone(s).

You will also gain a greater understanding of how to provide treatment for a casualty who has an asthma attack, or goes into anaphylactic shock, or suffering from a diabetic issue.

This course will also teach you how best to treat a casualty who is suffering hypothermia or heat exhaustion or heat stroke, as well as treating minor sprains and strains and more during the intensive 2-day activity first aid course with us.

Our Activity First Aid course is specifically designed to meet the needs and requirements of an activity coach to ensure in an emergency medical situation they have the knowledge, skills, confidence, and competence to provide first aid treatment and to safely assess whether further assistance is required from the emergency services.

Activity first aid is an Ofqual regulated course that is accredited by Qualifications Network

This course meets all current HSE and UK Resuscitation Council guidelines.

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Activity First Aid Course Syllabus Includes

Understand the role and responsibilities of the First Aider in reference to:

  • Preventing cross infection
  • Importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Using available equipment
  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency

Be able to carry out primary and secondary surveys and provide and administer first aid to a Child or Adult who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally (whether drowning or not)
  • is choking
  • has external bleeding
  • is suffering from medical shock
  • has injuries to eyes, bones, muscles, chest, and joints
  • is suffering from bites, stings, and minor injuries (splinters, cuts, grazes, or bruising)
  • has suspected fracture
  • has head, neck, or back injuries
  • has minor burns or scalds
  • is having a seizure
  • is suffering from anaphylactic shock
  • has diabetes
  • has asthma
  • has allergic reactions
  • Suffering from extremes of hot or cold

Course Duration

12 guided learning hours (2 days).

Course Tests

Practical observations during the 2 training days and a final 45 multi-choice question paper at the end of the course.

Course Qualification

Delegates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual approved  QNUK Level 3 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF)

This qualification is valid for 3 years from the date of the course, they will receive an A4 size certificate and also a wallet/purse size plastic qualification card.

Course Pre-requisites

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a nominated first aider.

Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole, nominated first aider.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to candidates in England.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

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