First Aid for Sports Coaches and Exercise Professionals - 7 Hours

First Aid for Sports Coaches and Exercise Professionals - 7 Hours

This 7 Hour First Aid for Sports Coaches and Exercise Professionals is for the team sports person, fitness professional, exercise professional, coach, spectator or other involved adult with a duty of care requirement to make a reasonable 'return to play' decision. Also suitable for sports therapists or physiotherapists who do pitchside first aid cover.

Core course content:

  • Safe best practice and awareness of current regulations
  • Sports specific practical scenario training
  • A systematic approach to incident management. Primary Survey
  • Vital signs
  • CPR for Cardiac Arrest, CPR for Drowning, CPR for Children
  • Choking recognition and management
  • AED use
  • Airway Management - safe airway positions & dealing with gum shields
  • Return to play decisions following on field assessment using SALTAPS
  • Recognition of concussion - use of Maddock's questions
  • Soft tissue injuries, strains and sprains - when to and when not to use ice
  • What to put in your first aid kit
  • How to make an action plan

Our courses meet the HSE standards for 'Due Diligence' for first aid providers.

Accreditation - The First Aid Training Co-operative is an ISO 9001:2015 certified organisation. You can reply on our quality assured systems for the appropriate training assessment and accreditation of your course. The Co-op is also a member of the Scottish First Aid Association and operative is insured through the Association of First Aiders, whom we are also members.

We only run these courses for private groups, please Contact Us to book a group course at your venue for group sizes of four people upwards.