Activity First Aid
This course covers basic life support and how to recognise and treat a variety of injuries associated with sport and activity. It is specifically designed for those who are involved in any form of activity, including sports, leisure and recreation. This course is suitable for sports leaders, teachers and coaches, and club or group leaders, etc.
Day one of this qualication contains and covers the learning outcomes of the Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work. Those who wish to gain the Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification can sit day one of the course.
What will you cover?
The Activity First Aid Qualification is comprised of two units:
Unit 1: First Aid Essentials
- Role and responsibilities of a first Aider
- Managing unresponsive casualties who are not breathing normally
- Assessing Incidents
- Recognising and treatment for choking
- Minor Injuries
- Managing unresponsive casualties who are breathing normally
Unit 2: Management of Illness and Injury in Activities
- Conducting secondary surveys
- Burns and Scalds
- Major Illness
- Injuries to Bones, Muscles and Joints
- Eye injuries
- Suspected head and spinal injuries
- Sudden poisoning
- Suspected chest injuries
- Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
- Effects of Extreme Heat and Cold Injuries
Assessment & Certificate
The assessment takes place continually over the course and determines your knowledge, skills and understanding of managing and treating a variety of injuries and illnesses associated with sport and activities.
This qualification is valid for three years from the date of assessment and holders must renew their qualification within its period of validity. To re-qualify you should be assessed against all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria in each unit, which is achieved by attending the same two-day re-qualification.