Activity First Aid Course

Activity First Aid Course

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number:  603/2451/X

Description: This first aid qualification is very popular within the sports and athletic coaching world and also with leisure centres too.

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.

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

Our Pricing

Clear and transparent pricing.

1 – 6 people  £690 + VAT. 

7 – 12 people  £780 + VAT.

Max 12 people per trainer.

More than 12 people please get in touch with us for a quote.

Activity First Aid Course

Activity first aid course is a popular first aid course within the sports coaching and outdoor coaching community due to being a perfect fit for their first aid needs and requirements in the workplace.

This activity first aid course will give you all those essential lifesaving skills such as giving high-quality CPR and using a Defibrillator (AED) safely and confidently. You will also learn how to give treatment for a wide range of ailments and conditions.

You will also learn how to manage the challenges of providing first aid in an outdoor or remote area setting where the emergency services may be a good distance away.

This activity first aid course is a great balance of practical learning in the outdoors with deeper learning and understanding of conditions and ailments which the first aider may encounter in the classroom.

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Activity First Aid course learning outcomes;

Understand the role and responsibilities of an Activity 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 administer and provide first aid to a casualty who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
  • is choking
  • has external bleeding
  • is suffering from medical shock
  • has splinters,
  • has cuts, grazes, and bruising
  • has minor burns or scalds
  • is having a seizure
  • is having a heart attack or angina attack
  • is having a stroke
  • has injuries to the head, neck, or back
  • is suffering from bites, stings, and minor injuries (splinters, cuts, grazes, or bruising)
  • has suspected fracture
  • has a foreign body in the eyes, ear, or nose
  • is having a seizure
  • has sudden poisoning
  • is suffering from anaphylactic shock
  • is having a  diabetic episode
  • is having an asthma
  • is having an allergic reaction

Course Duration

12 guided learning hours (2 days)

Course Tests

Multiple Choice Question Paper.

  • 70% required to pass this part of the course (28 out of 40)

Practical Observations.

  • For this qualification, learners must be able to perform relevant practical tasks on the floor during the summative assessment. 100% pass mark required.

The assessment will take place under strict examination conditions; i.e. Learners will sit at least 1.25 metres apart and will not be allowed to confer during the examination. No books, including dictionaries, will be permitted during the examination.

Course Qualification

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

This qualification is valid for 3 years from the assessment date of the course, each learner will receive;

  • Ofqual regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF) (PDF certificate).

If you require a paper certificate in addition to a PDF certificate then there is a £1 + VAT fee per certificate. This can be requested at the time of booking.

Course Pre-requisites

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

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

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

Learners will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment.

This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore being physically capable of doing so.

Course Progression

Learners undertaking this qualification may wish to progress to the QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF), or for those working in outdoor activities, the QNUK Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF)

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.

Other First Aid Courses We Offer

Our pricing is open and transparent with NO hidden surprises.

Book your course date with us and we will come to your site to deliver your first aid training for you.

We also run workplace open courses from our centre in Rugby

Ideal for local businesses and individuals who want an accredited qualification that is nationally recognised.

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