Activity First Aid Course

Activity First Aid Course

Ideal for those looking at being a first aider in sporting activities

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Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2451/X

Description: 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.

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

Activity First Aid Course

Activity first aid course has become a very popular first aid course over the last year or so with sports coaches, athletic coaches, leisure centres, ramblers and many more outdoor pursuits coaches.

This Activity First Aid is a 2 day course (12 guided learning hours) is specifically designed to meet the needs and requirements for those looking at being a first aider in sporting activities.

Day 1

First day of this Activity First Aid course covers the same syllabus as Emergency First Aid at Work this will give you the skills and knowledge on how to successfully manage an uncoscious casualty, how to administer CPR to a casualty who has stopped breathing and how to safely and competently use an AED.

You will also learn how to provide appropriate treatment for a casualty who is choking, caualty going into medical shock, or a casualty who may have a bleed(s), minor wounds or minor burns, or having a convulsive seizure.

Day 2.

Second day of this Activity First Aid Course moves on to learning how to provide treatment for a casualty who may be suffering a minor sports injury, may have broken bones or a disclocation.

Providing first aid for someone who is suffering from asthma or anaphylaxis, or suffering from heat related truama or hypothermia, diabetes, or allergic reactions, much more is covered in this comprehensive 2 day activity first aid course.

This Activity First Aid course is designed to meet the needs and requirements of an activity coach to ensure in a emergency medical situation they have the skills, confidence, and competence to provide first aid treatment and to safely assess whether further assistance is required from the emergency services.

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

This course meets all current HSE and UK Resuscitation Council guidelines.

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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).

Course Tests

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

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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Our pricing is per person and not per group so you only pay for what you need and not what you don’t need.

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