Sport First Aid in Newcastle

Should you be looking for sport first aid training in Newcastle, then you’re in the right place. At Inspirational Training, we offer a range of first aid for sport courses to customers across the UK. We provide courses at our venue in Newcastle, or we can provide training at your premises.

Sports First Aid Training

The sport first aid courses that we offer are for those who may have to identify and manage emergency situations or manage minor everyday occurrences when considering sporting activities. When you choose Inspirational Training for sport first aid in Newcastle, you can trust that you’re in the best hands as all of our training meet the required standards. For more information, call our team today.

Sports First Aid Courses across Newcastle

The courses are aimed at anyone who requires a course in sports first aid, it covers basic first aid but also all the specific problems that arise in sports. Primary and secondary subjects are covered, this includes soft tissue injuries, head injuries, types of cuts and illnesses that could arise. All of the sport first aid courses we provide, fully meet the latest UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements. 

ITC Certificate in First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness

The comprehensive one day (8 hour) course which covers the Emergency First Aid at Work course, as well as sport and exercise specific issues include sports trauma injuries, soft tissue injury and making a return/cease to play or training decision. The course satisfies the first aid requirements of most Sport and Exercise Governing Bodies. In addition to Sport and Exercise Coaches, this course is also suitable for pitch side first aiders, physiotherapist, dance and performing arts teachers, as well as anybody else working in sport, exercise and fitness. Ideally for anyone who requires Emergency First Aid at Work certificate as well as an understanding of dealing with sport and exercise related injuries.

The course covers

  • Safe best practice and awareness of current regulations.
  • Sports specific practical scenario training – a systematic approach to incident management using ABCDE.
  • Vital signs – monitoring of conscious casualties.
  • Unconsciousness.
  • CPR Resuscitation procedures, including using a Defibrillator.
  • Choking
  • Common medical problems: stroke, seizures, asthma, diabetes and anaphylaxis.
  • Hypo- and hyperthermia
  • External bleeding, internal bleeding and shock
  • Soft tissue injuries, strains and sprains.
  • Cease to play decisions following on field assessment using SALTAPS.
  • Recognition of concussion – use of Maddock’s questions.
  • Assessing and treating common sports trauma injuries – head, neck, spine and limb.
  • Manual immobilisation of spinal injuries and spinal log roll.
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First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Leisure

This course is 4 hours long and is an entry level course for the sports and leisure sector, a short, dynamic course which covers both emergency first aid and the duty of care, return to activity and injury assessment procedures required by those in the sport, exercise and leisure environment. This course meets the first aid requirements of teaching and coaching qualifications and is ideal for those involved in mainstream sports, martial arts and contact sports, dance and fitness instruction, personal training, A Level and GCSE PE, sport students and so on. The content includes essential basic life support and sports injury management. Using a combination of demonstrations, practical exercises and discussions, this is a dynamic course that’s delivered on an evening after work if required, or at more leisurely pace over a full day. 
The course covers
  • Duty of Care and the Role of the Sports First.
  • Basic Life Support.
  • Cardiac Arrest, CPR and use of an AED.
  • Choking.
  • Management of injuries.
  • Return to play decisions.
  • Maddock’s questions.
  • SALTAPS.
  • Life threatening injuries.
  • Bone and Joint injuries.
  • Strains and sprains
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For Sport First Aid in Newcastle, call or email Inspirational Training today

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