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Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) - for Sports

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We had an excellent trainer and the time rushed by. More importantly, confidence levels are significantly higher and all said how much they enjoyed the course. I will have no hesitation in booking further courses with you and recommending you to others.

Gail Caddy

Beckenham Rugby Club

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) – for Sports:

Our Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course – for Sports, is fully regulated through Qualsafe Awards, Ofqual and the QCF framework. Our course uniquely covers Adult and Child First Aid and also includes Heart Attack, Head and Spinal Injury, Asthma, treatment of Anaphylaxis and Acute Allergic Reaction in addition to the full HSE syllabus to make it far more relevant and useful as a Sports First Aid qualification.

First Aid for Life is an Award Winning fully regulated First Aid Training provider, our trainers are highly experienced medical and emergency services professionals who will tailor the training to your needs and ensure it is relevant to your work and Sport.

The EFAW course involves practical and multiple choice assessment and you will receive an externally awarded Ofqual Certificate, valid for 3 years.

Our scheduled EFAW courses are run on the same day as our full day Paediatric First Aid courses as the syllabus is extremely similar and both cover adult and child First Aid – the course will be tailored to cover your needs and those specific to the sport you wish to focus upon.

 

  • People responsible for First Aid cover for Businesses of up to 50 employees
  • Larger or complex risk businesses looking to increase support for qualified FAW staff
  • Anyone requiring a regulated First Aid training qualification
  • Sports Professionals and Personal Trainers (including Football Association, Rugby, Sailing, Hockey)
  • Charities & Local Authorities
  • Children & Youth organisations
  • Builders & Construction
  • Beauty, Retail & Hospitality
  • Home Carers, Care Homes & Foster Carers needing a regulated qualification
  • Heath professionals

Every course is tailored to the needs of those attending – please let us know if there are particular areas you need us to cover.

By the end of the course you will have learnt:

  • Prioritising injuries and action in an emergency.
  • How to provide immediate medical care in an emergency.
  • How to assess if someone is unconscious, whether or not they are breathing and how and when to put them into the recovery position or start CPR.
  • We will cover common accidents and injuries relevant to your industry and empower you with the skills and confidence to provide an immediate and appropriate first aid response.
  • Baby first aid and Child First Aid can be included if required and we will always tailor the course to the requirements of your work.
  • Managing an incident
  • Priorities of First Aid
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is breathing – recovery position
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is not breathing – CPR
  • Importance of a defibrillator and how to use an AED*
  • Heart Attack and Angina*
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Bleeding – grazes, splinters, embedded objects, amputated parts, knocked out teeth, mouth injury, eye injury, bruising, nose bleeds, objects in eyes, ears, nose…
  • Burns and scalds
  • Head injuries, concussion, compression & skull fracture *
  • Spinal injuries*
  • Breaks, soft tissue injuries & dislocations *
  • Anaphylactic shock and the use of an Epipen – can be added if required
  • Fitting and seizures
  • First Aid Kits
  • The aftermath, accident forms…

* Head and spinal injuries, Heart Attacks, breaks & soft tissue injuries are not included within the HSE First Aid syllabus – but are routinely incorporated into our course

One day – 6 hours.

Continuous assessment by trainer, practical assessments to cover wound management, care of an unconscious casualty, CPR and a multiple choice paper.

Ofqual Approved Certification through Qualsafe Awards is valid for 3 years.

Thanks for the fantastic training – detailed, thorough and engaging. Our trainer had a good rapport with the participants and I have received excellent feedback from them. They enjoyed the day immensely and were very impressed by the standard of the training.

Grace Perrett

London Cycling Campaign

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Thank you. Our trainer was absolutely amazing. We all had a great time and learnt so much! Very helpful indeed and beautifully lead course!

Clare Fettarappa

Bikram Yoga

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) - for Sports

Emergency First Aid

If the EFAW course is more than you need, we also offer a shorter Emergency First Aid course that is ideal for anyone needing a basic first aid qualification who would like to know how to help in a variety of medical emergencies.

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) - for Sports

Group Courses

For group courses: we would be delighted to come and run the one day EFAW, 3 day First Aid at Work (FAW) or 2 day FAW re-qualification courses tailored to your specific needs at a time or place to suit you.

Online Course

This course is designed to give you the theoretical knowledge (and a lot more) needed to accompany the Emergency First Aid at Work adapted for Sports 6 hour First Aid course and to equip you with vital skills and confidence to help an adult or child experiencing a medical emergency in a sports environment.

Online Course

This course is designed to give you the theoretical knowledge (and a lot more) needed to accompany the Emergency First Aid at Work adapted for Sports 6 hour First Aid course and to equip you with vital skills and confidence to help an adult or child experiencing a medical emergency in a sports environment.

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