We are approved first aid supplier for Scottish Youth Football Association Clubs. Our 16 Hour, 2 day, Sports First Aid course has been designed to meet the requirements of the SYFA Club Licensing.
The QA Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (QCF) (2 units) is designed for individuals who wish to act as an Activity first aider in their workplace. This courses is suitable for all out door activities including sport and activity clubs.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential out door skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations in an outdoor environment.
The course covers how to deal with conditions specific to leisure and sporting activities and the outdoors.
Core course content:
The role of the first aider
Legal responsibilities of a first aider, duty of care/standards of care, roles and responsibilities especially regarding children
First aid at sporting events
The first aid room and kit
Incident assessment including sending for help and personal safety
Basic life support including use of AED
Management of the unconscious casualty + practical session + examination
Recovery position + practical session + examination
Action for vomiting, choking and suspected heart attack
Injuries to the head inc facial injuries + practical session + examination.
Specific information on the management of concussion with evidence approach based on new Scottish guidelines
Spinal injury + practical session + examination this mean immobilisation on the field not moved till emergency services arrive
Injuries to the limbs – soft tissue and suspected fracture + practical session + examination
Bleeding injuries inc management of shock
Management of wounds and burns
Medical conditions in sport including asthma, diabetes, seizures, angina/heart attack, stroke and environmental problems including heat and cold
Our courses can be delivered on or offsite and we offer discounts for groups and on site courses.
If you want more information on any of the First Aid courses offered by Sika SIA in the Glasgow area or throughout Central Scotland then please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do everything we can to help.
Contact: 01414338875 – 01313444077 – 07825374147 – [email protected]