20 August 2016
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20 August 2016,

SYFA First Aid Courses

Scottish Youth Football Association (SYFA) First Aid – 16 hours

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.

All our courses are accredited by Qualsafe. Qualsafe are currently recognised by Ofqual and Department for Education and Skills to award qualifications in First Aid at Work and/or Activity First Aid.

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]