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Sports First Aid

First Aid Course for Sports Emergencies

Sports First Aid at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 4 hours and 42 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
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£24.95 + VAT

Sample Video: Introduction to Sports First Aid

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in sports first aid. The course is available as a classroom, blended or online course. The certificate is valid for 3 years and a recommended annual refresher can be done online.

This course covers basic first aid and is aimed at people who need first aid who work in various sports sectors. It not only covers basic first aid but also all the specific problems that arise in sports. Primary and secondary subjects are covered, including soft tissue injuries, head injuries, types of cuts, and many illnesses that could arise.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

  • Coaches
  • Managers
  • Parents
  • Schools
  • Colleges

This course comes with 5.0 hrs (7.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 4 hours and 42 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introductory First Aid Training
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Asking Permission to Help
    • Scene Safety
    • Chain of Survival
    • DRAB and the ABCDs
    • Initial Assessment
    • Stop Think Act
    • Barriers
    • Face Shields
    • Adult Bag Valve Mask (optional)
    • First Aid Kit
  • Cardiac Arrest
    • Adult and Child CPR
    • Adult CPR Hand Over
    • Compression Only CPR
    • AED
  • Heart Attack and Stroke
    • Heart Attack
    • Stroke
  • Choking Training
    • Conscious and Unconscious Adult Choking
    • Conscious and Unconscious Child Choking
  • Bleeding Control
    • Types of Bleeding
    • Serious Bleeding
    • Plasters
    • Other Injuries
  • Secondary Care Ongoing Assessments for Injury and Illness
    • Illness Assessment
    • RICE - Strains and Sprains
    • Adult Fractures
    • Pediatric Head Injury
    • Eye Injuries
    • Spinal Injury
    • Dental Injuries
    • Anatomy of an Injury
    • Allergies
    • Burns
    • Heat and Cold Emergencies
    • Shock
    • Diabetes
    • Asthma
    • Epilepsy
    • Adult Seizures
    • Febrile Convulsions
    • Electrocution
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Work Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Link to the Community HeartBeat Trust is a national charity focused on provision of life saving defibrillation services to local communities
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • EmergencySMS service leaflet
  • Epilepsy facts and figures leaflet
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • CPR Flowchart handout - Child
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Link to the HSE website
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • Epilepsy and education – information for parents leaflet
  • Epilepsy Action leaflet
  • EpiPen Instructions
  • EpiPen Patient information leaflet
  • Link to HeadSmart website
  • Meningitis Now website with many leaflets and resources
  • Polish - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V5.0 - 2010 guidelines
  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version 6.2 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • Human Body Picture Reference Book V6.0
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • CAT Tourniquet instruction leaflet
  • How to se the Dechoker in emergency choking treatment poster
  • Dechoker Leaflet - for emergency choking treatment
  • LifePoint AED Leaflet - Full feature for just £795 plus VAT
  • How to use Celox Haemstatic gauze
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Asthma UK - Astma Plan for Children
  • Tourniquet Instructions leaflet
  • How to use Celox gauze
  • How to use Celox granules
  • Celox haemostatic leaflet
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • EpiPen patient information sheet
  • First Aid Student Manual - Welsh
  • Headway Suffolk where you can lean more about the charity and the national branches
  • First Responder Care Essentials Book on Amazon

What People are Saying

“I found this course ideal, as it was getting very difficult for all the coaches of my club to agree to sitting the test all on the same day. This way you can work at your own pace in your own home, when you have the time.”

- Tracey

“Top notch first aid training experience on a extremely informative, helpful and easy to use online programme. Thank you. I enjoyed it!!”

- Toby, Football Coach from Worcestershire