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Activity/Sports First Aid (SYFA Approved) 2 Day

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Level 3 award in Activity First Aid (RQF) Award in Activity First Aid at Level 6)

This qualification is designed to provide a learner with the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a wide range of first aid situations with a focus on sports and activity related conditions.

The qualification is suitable for learners working in outdoor and activity environments or involved in other settings such as voluntary and community activities.

For any officials seeking an SYFA Approved Sports First Aid Qualification We are also on the SYFA list of approved first aid suppliers.  This course covers all topics to meet your requirements.

 

For group bookings please contact us

 

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Our Activity First Aid Course covers the following subjects:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Angina
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Heart attacks
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Minor injuries
  • Seizures
  • Basic hygiene in First Aid
  • Bleeding control
  • Shock
  • Fractures
  • Head injuries
  • Asthma
  • Drowning injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Burns
  • Electrical injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Heat and cold

Certification

The practical and theoretical assessment is ongoing throughout the duration of the course and a three year qualification can be offered to all, subject to assessment.

This qualification is regulated in the UK and awarded by First Aid Awards (FAA).

FAA are an awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual and SQA Accreditation and the qualification sits on the

Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

 

Entry Requirements

The qualification is available to learners aged 14 or over but a learner cannot assume the responsibility of being a first aider in the workplace until they reach the age of 16.

It is recommended that learners hold a minimum of level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification. It may be possible to grant a reasonable adjustment for a learner who has a disability, medical condition or learning need following the FAA Reasonable Adjustment and Special Consideration Policy. For example, assistance could be given with reading or writing.

Due to the practical nature of the first aid assessment there are physical demands. Learners must be able to get to the floor unaided and successfully demonstrate all required elements of the practical assessment on their own, with

the casualty on the floor, as in a real-life situation. For example, a learner will need to get to the floor unassisted and demonstrate effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a manikin at floor level.

If a learner has any concerns they should contact their training provider to discuss before attending the course.

 

Qualification Assessment

The qualification is assessed through practical demonstration and written assessment and a learner must pass both assessments to be awarded the qualification.  There is no grading of the assessment, learners pass or are referred.

 

Practical assessment

Scenarios are set recreating a real-life situation as far as possible to enable a learner to demonstrate their knowledge and practical skills. During the practical assessment the learner will be asked set related oral questions by the trainer/assessor.  The practical assessment is ongoing throughout the course with the trainer/assessor making learners aware of when they are being assessed and what they are required to demonstrate.  A learner must satisfactorily complete each scenario to pass the practical assessment.

 

Written assessment

The learner must pass a written assessment.

 

Requalification

To requalify learners will need to complete the full 12-hour course again.

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