Sports Injuries First Aid Level 2
This course, delivered to groups on customer premises only, provides training for people who are required to be first aiders within their sports club. This course is also suitable for football clubs as specified by the Scottish Youth Football Association (SYFA).
On completing your course, you will understand the first aider’s role, including:
- Correctly managing an incident and a casualty including keeping yourself safe, prioritising casualties and primary and secondary survey.
- Maintaining accurate records.
- Identifying disorders of breathing including choking.
- Learning how to place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position and providing the correct treatment for shock.
- Administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
- Identifying different types of bleeding and giving the appropriate treatment to various wounds.
- Properly applying a range of dressings and bandages.
- Correctly identifying and treating upper and lower limb fractures and soft tissue injuries.
- Identifying a range of injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
- Identifying various head injuries including concussion, compression and serious head injury.
- Treating a variety of conditions including asthma, hypoglycaemia, bites and stings.
- Recognising the contents of a sports injury first aid kit.
You will be assessed throughout the course. Evidence of knowledge and practical skills competence will be recorded in a student workbook for certification.
Certificate duration: 3 years
This course can be run on your premises.