First Aid for Sport, Exercise and FitnessITC Level 3 Award
As well as the basic life support and topics found upon most first aid courses, this qualification includes key sports related incident management content, including sports injury assessment, cease/return to activity decision making and safe moving.
The FA accept this qualification as a refresher course, as long as you have initially already completed the FA first aid.
What does this qualification cover?
Content can include;
- return to play decisions,
- managing specialist sports kit such as shin pads / boots etc.,
- when to and not to use ice,
and sports specific first aid such as
- managing winding,
- blows to testicles,
- dead leg,
- possible compartment syndrome,
- assisting from pitch
and other sports related first aid concerns.
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is for physical education teachers, teaching assistants, the sports performer, coaches, spectators, activity leaders, volunteers or other involved adults.
No prior knowledge or experience is required, but you should be at least 16 years of age.
How can I be confident of quality?
We use an accredited ITC tutor who delivers these courses nationally.
The course is 7 hours duration / one day. It must be completed within five weeks of starting which allows combinations of two or three-hour twilight sessions, mid-week or weekend sessions.
The course can be combined with the three day first aid at work (FAW) course and candidates will achieve both qualifications (price on application).
Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical and the course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance.
The course costs £75+vat per person and this will include sandwiches and buffet lunch and unlimited tea and coffee.
It also includes your registration fee which we pay to ITC First on your behalf, planning, delivery, photocopying, resources, a course manual, assessment, internal verification, course administration and certification