Basic sports first aid
Our basic sports first aid training
course will give you all the necessary first aid skills to deal
with a wide range of sporting incidents.
Who should attend?
Anyone involved in sporting activities - from referees and
coaches to players.
We welcome young people from the age of
12 onto all our community first aid courses.
If under the age of 16, a
responsible adult member of the family
or guardian must be in attendance for the duration of the
course. The adult/guardian can be responsible for 2 young
people per course, and must book a place on the course if they wish
to be trained and receive a certificate.
How to deal with the type of injuries and medical emergencies that
can happen during sporting activities.
|The role of the sports first aider
||Extremes of heat and cold
|Managing an emergency
||Managing a casualty outdoors
|Communication and casualty care
||Resuscitation (adult and child CPR)
|Bone, muscle and joint injuries
Continuous assessment by trainer. St John Ambulance certificate,
valid for three years, for successful candidates.
Is this training for me?
To learn first aid skills appropriate for use in the workplace
you should complete a
First aid at work or
Emergency first aid at work course. If you’re unsure what first
aid training is appropriate for your workplace, use our
free requirements calculator.
Reserve your place on this course