Activity First Aid

Activity First Aid team help injured woman skier lying in snow

Activity First Aid – Qualification Level

SCQF Level 5 Award (Scotland)

QCF Level 2 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)

Activity First Aid – Description

This Activity First Aid course is a Level 2 qualification is made up of two units including Emergency First Aid at Work.

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 this qualification very comprehensive.

Duration

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.

Activity First Aid – Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:-

  • 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
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Diabetes
  • Burns
  • Electrical injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Heat and cold
  • Drowning injuries

Certification

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

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all learners must be a minimum of 14 years of age.

Cost

£140 per person