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Sports First Aid Course

This Vital First Aid Training course covers The Emergency First Aid at Work programme which meets the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive for first aiders.


The course will also cover the treatment of sporting injuries where Vital First Aid can make a difference to the casualty's recovery time. 

This 6 hour course is ideal for anyone involved with sport, whether it be coaching or participating. It is also an ideal course to attend to learn how to competently assess whether a casualty should continue to take part in the activity.

The content covers the basic essentials required to provide emergency care to a patient. Candidates will receive training in a range of first aid skills including:

  • The ability to act safely and effectively when an accident or emergency occurs.

  • The treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient.

  • The recognition and treatment of a person in seizure.

  • The recognition of cardiac arrest and delivery of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

  • The ability to safely and promptly treat a patient using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

  • The ability to recognise and safely treat a patient who is choking.

  • The ability to safely and promptly treat a patient who is bleeding.

  • Head injuries

  • Fractures

  • Sprains and Strains

  • Spinal Injuries

  • The keeping of simple records following an accident at work.

By choosing a Vital First Aid Training Course you or your students will receive:

  • A comprehensive student resource pack for each delegate containing a market leading first aid reference manual for use during the class and as post course reference

  • Professional training delivered by quality assured instructors and a maximum class size of 12 per instructor

  • Active learning strategies with opportunity for practice in small, relaxed groups monitored by the instructor

  • Fully interactive presentation materials that use a graphical approach to learning

  • The opportunity to complete a course evaluation and register online with the WorkSafe Training Systems website to access special offers and first aid related updates

Course duration: 1 day (6 hours)

Certificate valid for: 3 years

Succesful candidates will be awarded a qualification in Emergency First Aid at Work, valid for 3 years and certificated by WorkSafe Training Systems.

Please Note: The HSE recommend that all workplace first aiders receive annual refresher training in first aid techniques whilst holding this qualification.

Vital First Aid Training can deliver this training onsite at your premises if required. Please contact us for further information.

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