Course Summary

This course is certified by Safe Hands First Aid Training Ltd.

Regulating Body: Qualsafe

Duration: 12 contact hours delivered over 2 days

Venue: Client’s own premises (if suitable)

Cost: £850* per group of up to 12 persons (includes comprehensive candidate packs) *saving you 590 on groups of 5 or more

Course Description:

This course is recommended for SYFA training and other sports coaches.  You will learn how to deal with a comprehensive range of sporting injuries and medical emergencies.  The course is delivered over a weekend.  

Pre-requisites: Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline. It is not necessary to complete Level 1 training before booking this course.

Syllabus:

  • Incident and casualty management

  • Primary & Secondary survey

  • CPR

  • Causes & treatment of unconsciousness

  • Breathing disorders (inc asthma)

  • Types of bleeding 

  • Wounds, bleeding & shock

  • Dressings & bandages

  • Upper limb fractures & soft tissue injuries

  • Injuries to bones, muscles & joints

  • Head Injuries including concussion & compression 

  • Spinal Injuries

  • Immobilisation

  • Diabetes

  • Bites & stings

  • Sports Injury First Aid Kits

  • Record keeping

Delivery & Assessment:

This course includes a mixture of theoretical study and practical skills development.  Accreditation is through continual assessment by the instructor along with a final practical and theory test.  Certificates are valid for 3 years after which a refresher course is necessary.

This course is suitable for SYFA coaches.

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