SPORTS & FITNESS Qualification is for the sports person, coach, spectator or other involved adult. As well as the basic life support & illness management topics found upon most first aid courses. This course includes key sports topics such as return to play decisions, managing specialist sports kit such as gum shields, when to & not to use ice & sports specific first aid such as managing winding, dead leg, possible compartment syndrome & other sports related first aid concerns.
Funding for Businesses - Flexible Training Opportunities offer funding for small businesses to increase employee's skills with the help from Skills Development Scotland. For more information to see if you are eligible please click here : https://www.ourskillsforce.co.uk/funding-for-skills/flexible-training-opportunities/
Questions we are often asked....
What is the difference between Sports First Aid & First Aid? There are several crucial areas where Sports First Aid fulfills a role that isn't covered by the emergency aid practiced & taught by other organisations. Appropriate treatment of sporting injuries can be different from those faced in a normal accident environment. Judgement can be crucial in assessing when a player should be removed.
Who is the course aimed for? This course is aimed at all types of people for example - Teachers, Coaches, Parents, Leisure & Fitness Instructors, Sports & Leisure students, Sports Participants & Healthcare professionals.