Sports First Aid

This three hour course covers a range of topics to prepare an untrained person to administer some basic emergency care should an accident occur. Participants will learn practical skills and theoretical knowledge, so that they can react quickly to a situation that may arise and with confidence.

 

This is an Introduction to First Aid intended for Parents, mentors and coaches of sporting teams.

Programme Objective

This two hour course covers a range of topics to prepare an untrained person to administer some basic emergency care should an accident occur. Participants will learn practical skills and theoretical knowledge, so that they can react quickly to a situation that may arise and with confidence.

Outline Syllabus

There are nine modules in the sideline First Aid Course:

  1. Introduction
  2. Scene Management
  3. Bleeding and Wounds
  4. Treatment for Shock
  5. Heart Conditions
  6. Fractures
  7. Sprains & Strains
  8. Unconsciousness & the Recovery Position
  9. Q & A

Training Method

All participants will gain hands on practice with a number of skills and as all our instructors are frontline emergency services personnel they add real value to the course content.

Participant Profile

This course is specially aimed at those who work with local sports teams.

No. of Participants

Max 12

Training Facilities

AV equipment and flipchart. Relevant video clips to emphasise the theoretical background.

Certification

Certification – Valid for 2 years 

 

Duration: 
3 hours