Prompt and effective Sports First Aid can make a hugely positive difference to the time and ability of an athlete to recover from injury.
Whilst these course cover basic life support the focus is on managing incidents and competently assessing whether a casualty should be returning to activity or not.
Course – Fitness First Aid – 1 Day First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness certificate
The 1 Day First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness certificate course is a great introduction to first aid in a sports environment the essential knowledge, skills and decisions for all first aiders in this sector, especially addressing the influence of sports activity and specialist equipment, such as gum shields, upon casualty care.
It is specifically designed to meet the needs of Sports Therapists, Group Exercise Instructors and Coaches who don’t necessarily require a full 2 day course.
Certification is dependent on successful continuous assessment of the candidate and the successful completion of a 10 question multiple choice question sheet. Those who complete the course successfully are awarded a certificate that is valid for three years.
The certificate entitles the candidate to be a First Aider for 3 years from date of issue. There are no pre-requisites to attend this course.
09:00 – 17:30 or 09:30 – 18:00, depending on the venue. Full details of course timings are on the course calendar and will be emailed to you in a pre-course information pack once your booking is confirmed.
2 day course.