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TQUK Level 2 Award in First Aid for Sport (QCF)


The purpose of the qualification is to develop learners’ knowledge and practical skills to enable them to recognise and respond with appropriate actions when sports injuries occur. The qualification is aimed at learners who have achieved a level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid and wish to apply this in a sports context.

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

Please be advised that the classroom course has a minimum age requirement of 14.

This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification. If you require funding, a regulated qualification is often required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose our course leading to a regulated qualification, there are additional assessment criteria to be undertaken with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.

Regulated Qualification Details
Course Title: TQUK Level 2 Award in First Aid for Sport (RQF)
QAN: 601/6274/0
Level: 2
Credit Value: 1
TQT: 10
  • Trainers
  • Football
  • Sports Centres
  • Gyms
  • Tennis
  • Rugby
  • Golf 

This course comes with 8.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

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.

Learning Outcome - The learner will: Assessment Criterion

The learner can:
1 understand the roles and responsibilities associated with the provision of first aid during sporting activities
1.1 describe the role of a first aider
1.2 identify common medical details to be collected on the sports participants
1.3 assess risks that could cause injuries and illnesses
1.4 demonstrate how to follow incident reporting procedures
1.5 outline the required first aid equipment

2 understand common injuries incurred through sporting activity
2.1 identify common injuries incurred through sporting activity
2.2 describe causes of traumatic injuries incurred in sport
2.3 describe the signs and symptoms of traumatic injuries incurred in sport
2.4 describe an injury recognition routine
2.5 differentiate between major and minor injuries
2.6 explain when to refer injuries to medical personnel
2.7 explain how to refer injuries to medical personnel

3 understand common illnesses incurred during sporting activity
3.1 identify common illnesses incurred during sporting activity
3.2 describe the signs and symptoms of illnesses incurred during sport
3.3 differentiate between major and minor illnesses
3.4 explain when to refer illnesses to medical personnel
3.5 explain how to refer illnesses to medical personnel

4 be able to assess the seriousness of the injury and prescribe the correct course of action

4.1 perform an injury recognition routine
4.2 demonstrate how to assess the severity of an injury
4.3 demonstrate how to apply first aid to the injury
4.4 demonstrate how to follow an injury incident reporting and referral procedure

5  be able to assess the seriousness of an illness and prescribe the correct course of action
5.1 perform an illness assessment
5.2 demonstrate first aid care for the identified illness
5.3 demonstrate how to follow an illness reporting and referral procedure

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