Sports Injury First Aid Course


First Aid for Sport: Essential Training for Athletes and Coaches

Sports First Aid Courses or First Aid for Sport provides you with the knowledge and practical skills to treat common sports injuries. In this course, you will learn how to assess sports injuries and provide assistance while waiting for medical help.

First Aid for Sports: Keeping Athletes Safe and Healthy

The Sports First Aid courses is designed for people who work or volunteer in sports. Candidates in this course will discover the most effective first aid procedures as well as information on typical sports injuries and what to look for. First aid for sport is aimed at coaches, parents, and individuals who organise sports activities. This will help you deal with the first aid needs of someone who is injured or bleeding.

In this course, you will learn how to administer basic first aid, how to use the contents of a first aid kit, what they are used for, educate you about how to safely handle the transfer of a patient depending on the accident's circumstances, and when to call the necessary emergency services. You will also learn how to assess a head injury, treat and monitor for shocks. This first aid for sport course covers the skills needed to recognise and manage a casualty with Cardiac Arrest and teach the techniques necessary to properly provide first aid to a person who is unconscious in a medical emergency. When it comes to sports, injuries may happen at any time. Whether you're an athlete, a coach, or a sports fan, knowing first aid for sport is essential.

Note: We will contact you after booking to organise the date for this course

Courses duration – minimum of 6 hours, which can be split over two sessions.

There is no exam, continual assessment during the courses.

The certificate will remain valid for 3 years

Candidates for this first aid for sport courses should demonstrate their competence to:

  • Use of first aid equipment including the contents of a first aid kit.
  • An action plan for an emergency including record keeping.
  • The importance of personal hygiene during first aid.
  • How to manage a casualty that is suffering from:
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Is unconscious
  • Is wounded or bleeding
  • Is suffering from shock
  • History, signs and symptoms
  • Is suffering from an injury to bones, muscles or joints
  • Head injuries
  • The use of an AED
  • Manage the transportation of a casualty as required by the circumstances of the incident

By completing a first aid for sport course, participants gain the necessary skills and confidence to respond effectively to sports-related situations.

You will learn how to recognise and deal with the most typical sport injuries, including sprains, strains and fractures. For coaches, parents, and volunteers who wish to understand the fundamentals of how to handle sports injuries, this course is perfect for you! Get your first aid for sport training courses with us in Burton-on-Trent and get the best results out of them!

Cost £90.00 + VAT per candidate