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Activity First Aid Course

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2451/X

Description: This qualification is intended for those that are looking to attend a first aid course intended for sports coaches and instructors.

The course builds on the basic course content of the emergency first aid at work and includes topics such as spinal injuries and fractures.

Activity First Aid Course:

Activity first aid course is a specifically designed first aid course that is Ofqual approved and this is ideal for sports coaches, instructors, or outdoor activity centres.

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This course builds on the emergency first aid at work course to include common sporting injuries that occur in an active sports environment.

This 2 day (12 guided learning hours, + 2 hours of self study) will equip the staff member with essential lifesaving skills such as how to manage an unconscious casualty safely and competently, also how to give lifesaving resuscitation to a casualty if they were to stop breathing also how to use an AED (defibrillator) safely and competently too.

Also covered in this activity first aid course is how best treat conditions such as common sports injuries, minor burns, scolds, shock, choking, and much more too.

Activity first aid course is fast becoming very popular with many sports clubs because it includes many common sporting injuries that sports coaches, instructors, and outdoor activity centres come across on a frequent basis.

Course Cost:


From as little as £83+Vat per person

Maximum of 12 staff members per course.

Our pricing is clear and transparent and the price you see is the price you pay.

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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) with an additional 2 hours self learning.

Course Tests:

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

Course Qualification:

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


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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