ITC Level 5 Certificate in First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness (SCQF)

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ITC Level 5 Certificate in First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness (SCQF)

What is this qualification about?

This qualification indicates an individual can undertake the role of Emergency First Aider in the Sport or Leisure setting that may have been identified by a risk assessment, and may satisfy due diligence requirements.  As well as the basic life support and illness management topics included in most first aid courses, this qualification includes key sports related incident management topics.


What does this qualification cover?

This course includes key sports topics such as return to play decisions, managing specialist sports kit such as gum shields, when to and not to use ice, and sports specific first aid such as managing winding, blows to testicles, dead leg, possible compartment syndrome and other sports related first aid concerns.


Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for a sports person, sports coach, teacher, teaching assistant, fitness coach, involved spectator or other involved adult working with individuals or teams.

There is no requirement to have any experience or have completed any units previously.  The minimum age for enrolment is 16.


What is the duration of the course?

The guided learning hours are 8 giving you 1 credit.  The course can be delivered over 1 or 2 days.  The minimum length of a session is 2 hours and the course has to be completed within 5 weeks.  We can deliver convenient midweek or weekend courses.


How is it assessed?

The course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance and a brief Multiple Choice Questionnaire.  The certificate is valid for three years.


How can I be confident of quality?

We use an accredited ITC tutor who delivers these courses nationally.


How much will this cost?

The course costs £75+vat per person and this will include a two-course luncheon 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.

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