Activity First Aid Course

Activity First Aid Course

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2451/X

Description: This qualification is for those requiring a first aid qualification to support their role as a sports coach or instructor.

The qualification builds on the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, to include core common injuries found in sporting activities.

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Activity First Aid Course

Activity first aid course has been specifically designed for sports and athletic coaches, leaders who take people on leisure walks, and many leisure centre staff take this first aid course because it is an ideal fit for them in their role in the leisure centre.

This specifically designed first aid course will give learners a greater understanding of recognition and management of common illnesses and injuries that may occur in sporting activities that meet the needs and requirements of activity first aiders.

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

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 £69 + vat per person

Activity First Aid Course Day 1

Day 1 of the Activity first aid course covers the Emergency First Aid at Work skills syllabus. Learning how to successfully management of an unconscious casualty and how to give effective lifesaving CPR to the casualty and how to use an AED safely, confidently, and competently.

Also, the learner will learn how to provide effective treatment to a casualty suffering from minor bleeds, wounds, choking, medical shock, seizures on day 1 of this intense regulated first aid course.

Activity First Aid Course Day 2

Day 2 of the Activity first aid course builds on the learning of day 1 and moves on to provide essential first aid treatment who has a soft tissue injury, ligament or tendon injury, bone dislocations, or bone fractures.

Also learning to provide essential treatment for a casualty suffering from Asthma, Anaphylactic shock, Diabetes, Heart attack, Stroke,  or insect bites.  Also learning how best to treat a casualty suffering from heatstroke, heat exhaustion, and hypothermia too.

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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 Tests

Practical observations during the 2 training days and a final 40 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.

Course Progression

For learners who are looking at progressing further in first aid then QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) would be a good step. This course is also available as an open course option at our training centre in Rugby Warwickshire.

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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