Activity (Sports) First Aid

Minimum Classroom Time - 12 Hours

Maximum No. of Students - 12

Price: £140 pp (SYFA Discount)

Activity Sports First Aid

SCQF Level 5 Award Unit 1 (Scotland)
Qualification title: Award in Activity First Aid at SCQF Level 5

Unit 1 title: First Aid Essentials
Unit 2 title: Management of illness and injury in Activities

QCF Level 2 Award Unit 1 (England, Northern Ireland and Wales)
Qualificaiton title: FAA Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid

Unit 1 title: First Aid Essentials Unit 1
Unit 2 title: Management of illness and injury in Activities.


This qualification is made up of two units including First Aid Essentials. It is specifically designed for those who are involved in any form of activity, including sports, leisure and recreation. Not only is Basic Life Support included, but many other First Aid conditions are also covered, making the full qualification very comprehensive.


A minimum of 12 contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus an assignment and some pre-course activity could be required.

A minimum of 12 contract hours in the classrom.


A range of subjects is covered including:

  • What is Emergency First Aid
  • Action in an Emergency
  • The Respiratory System
  • Adult Basic Life Support
  • Disorders of the Circulation
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Heart Attacks
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Diabetess
  • Chest Injuries
  • Legislation
  • Primary Survey
  • Resuscitation
  • Epilepsy
  • Minor Burns and Scalds
  • Choking
  • Eye Injuries
  • Head Injuries
  • Asthma
  • Bandaging
  • Responsibilities
  • Secondary Assessment
  • Disorders of Respiration
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Foreign Objects
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Dealing with an Unresponsive Casualty
  • Heat and Cold Injuries


Certification Assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a multiple choice question paper, and a three-year qualification will be issued to the learner, subject to assessment.

For those wishing to complete the full Level 2 qualification, this course must be completed within 6 weeks.


A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.

A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.


We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.

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