Inspirational Training

Sport First Aid

Sport First Aid in Newcastle and the North

Should you be looking for sport first aid training, 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. See our Course Dates for 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. Our courses meet the requirements of Sports Governing Bodies. When you choose Inspirational Training for sport first aid, you can trust that you’re in the best hands as all of our training meets the required standards. For more information, CONTACT US today.

Sports First Aid Courses in Newcastle and across the North East

Our courses are aimed at anyone who requires a course in sports first aid. They cover life saving first aid but also all the common injuries and illnesses that are likely to occur in sport, including soft tissue injuries and head injuries. 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.

Our courses

ITC Certificate in First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness

This comprehensive one day (8 hour) course covers the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus, as well as sport and exercise specific issues including 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, physiotherapists, dance and performing arts teachers, as well as anybody else working in sport, exercise and fitness. This course is ideal for anyone who requires an 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, heart attack, 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 the 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 we often deliver in a half day or on an evening if required.

The course covers

    • Duty of Care and the Role of the Sports First Aider.

    • 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 training, call or email Inspirational Training today

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Sport First Aid Course Dates

ITC Certificate in First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness (8 hours - includes Emergency First Aid at Work certificate)

21 July 2022 - West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne - £105 - ENQUIRE

22 Aug 2022 - West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne - £105 - ENQUIRE

8 Sep 2022 - West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne - £105 - ENQUIRE

6 Oct 2022 - West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne - £105 - ENQUIRE

17 Nov 2022 - West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne - £105 - ENQUIRE

8 Dec 2022 - West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne - £105 - ENQUIR

4 Hour First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Leisure

CONTACT US to discuss your requirements - your venue or ours. From £50 per participant, with significant discounts for large groups.

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