First Aid For Sports

Level 2 Award in First Aid for Sports                                                                   1 Day


This one day (6 hour) First Aid for Sport course gives you the knowledge and skills to manage first aid in a sport environment. The confidence to apply accurate treatment to an athlete under your care in order to alleviate pain, promote healing or stabilise a casualty to prevent further injury. You will also know when to refer to other medical services.

Delegates can achieve a nationally recognised qualification to the Ofqual standard which compliments your vocational skills.

What will you learn on this course?


  • Roles and responsibilities of first aid provision for sports.
  • Accident/Incident reporting procedures.
  • Common injuries incurred through sporting activity.
  • Major and minor injury management.
  • Major and minor illnesses.
  • Assess minor and serious injuries.
  • Soft tissue injuries, cramp,sprains and strains.
  • Bleeding and Wounds.
  • Fractures
  • Head Injuries.
  • Impact and fall injuries.
  • Chest Injuries.
  • Breathing Difficulties.
  • Unconsciousness.
  • CPR adult and child.
  • Facial and eye injuries.
  • Neck and back injuries.
Who should attend this course?
  • Persons who are designated as first aiders in a sport environment.
  • People wishing to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to provide appropriate care and management of sport injuries.
  •  People who support sport such as Coaches, Fitness and Gym instructors, Personal Trainers, Team Managers, P.E. teachers, Martial Arts, Athletes, etc.
What are the purposes of this course?
  • To develop learners’ knowledge and practical skills to enable them to recognise and respond with appropriate actions, ensuring a safer and more controlled sporting environment.
  • To support the first aid role in the workplace by adding precise knowledge and understanding of sport related injuries.
How long does this course take?     

This course is delivered as a 1 day programme (6 hours) and the qualification lasts for a period of 3 years.  Note: It is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

What type of assessment does the course use?

Our assessment methods for this course may include:

  • Practical Demonstration.
  • Group Discussion.
  • Case study.
  • Observation of learner’s skills.
  • Question and answer sessions.

All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a Pass.

Where you can take the course?

In-house training:  This course is delivered anywhere in the UK at your premises.

Contact us for your In-house training.

Private Course:  We can organise and deliver your course at the location that suits you.

Contact us for your Private Course