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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 37 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Arabic
£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.

This course can be completed as the online part 1 of a 2-part blended course. After completing this online course, you may find and attend the classroom-only part 2 course and cut down on the number of days spent in the classroom.

  • 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 37 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
    • Electrocution
  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V7.0 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • Russian Student Manual V7.0
  • EmergencySMS service leaflet
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V7.0
  • Asthma UK - Astma Plan for Children
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • CAT Tourniquet instruction leaflet
  • Celox haemostatic leaflet
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Dechoker Leaflet - for emergency choking treatment
  • EpiPen Patient information leaflet
  • EpiPen patient information sheet
  • Epilepsy Action leaflet
  • Epilepsy and education – information for parents leaflet
  • Epilepsy facts and figures leaflet
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on www.epilepsy.org.uk)
  • First Aid Student Manual - Welsh
  • First Responder Care Essentials Book on Amazon
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Headway Suffolk where you can lean more about the charity and the national branches
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • How to use Celox Haemstatic gauze
  • How to use Celox gauze
  • How to use Celox granules
  • How to use the Dechoker in emergency choking treatment poster
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • LifePoint AED Leaflet - Full feature for just £795 plus VAT
  • Link to HeadSmart website
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Link to the HSE website
  • Meningitis Now website with many leaflets and resources
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Tourniquet Instructions leaflet
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet

What People are Saying

“Great course informative videos clearly explained ”

- nicola from Dorset

“Easy to follow videos and lots of additional material. Excellent training. I will be recommending it to my others coaches when they need to revalidate their first aid.”

- Iain from Hertfordshire