The FA Basic First Aid for Sport

FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF)

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16 years

Course Duration: 3 hours

Price: £30

Leading To: FA Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football

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COURSE DETAILS

The FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football provides you with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to attend a conscious or unconscious player, ensuring that appropriate care is given until the emergency medical services arrive and takeover, or until an alternative healthcare professional(s) assumes responsibility. It is a practical guide to dealing with the essential components of saving a life, both in training and matches.

This course goes beyond generic first aid and includes elements specific to football.

The course will cover:

  • The role of the first aider
  • The jaw thrust as an airway opening technique
  • The A-E approach of the injured footballer (inclusive of the unconscious footballer)
  • Emergency action planning for football
  • Preparation for action for sudden cardiac arrest in the young
  • Recognition, BLS with AED
  • Breathing for every player during BLS, compression only CPR is not recommended for those first aiders with a duty of care to respond to players during matches and training (this is different context to the lay person attendance in a different environment)
  • The FA concussion guidelines
  • Dispelling the myths of first aid in football
  • The football specific first aid kit and record keeping

Course Pre-requisites

The course is applicable to coaches, team managers, parents, teachers, volunteers and carers

Outcomes

This course will:

  • Offer basic advice on how to limit the effects of injury and promote recovery.
  • Provide you with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to be able to attend a conscious or unconscious casualty and ensure that appropriate care is given until the emergency medical services arrive and takeover, or until an alternative healthcare professional(s), assumes responsibility for the casualty.

Available Dates

Start Date
Venue
Price
£30
Location
The Post Mill Centre
Market Street
South Normanton
DE55 2EJ
Price
£30
Location
Codnor Pavilion
Goose Lane
Codnor
Derbyshire
DE5 9RG
Price
£30
Location
Lees Brook Community School
Morley Road
Chaddesden
Derby
DE21 4QX
Price
£30
Location
Ilkeston Fire Station
Derby Road
Ilkeston
Derbyshire
DE7 5EZ

Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy and by enrolling onto our course you agree to have read and agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions.

Downloading Your Certificate

To download your certificate for this course you are required to log in to the Learning Management System using your FAN and password. For more information please download a PDF guide here.

Introduction to First Aid in Football fAQS

Unfortunately not. Each individual learner is required to book their own place using their own FAN and Password, to ensure our information on medical conditions, emergency contacts etc is accurate and up to date. The booking agreement is always between Derbyshire FA and the individual learner.

If you have forgotten your FAN or password click here to send a reminder to the email address attached to your account.

Get In Touch

Phone: 01332 361422 (Option 1)

9am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Email: footballeducation@derbyshirefa.com