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: £15

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
Status
Full
Price
£15.00
Day 1
Monday 4 February 2019 6.30 to 9.30pm Room EE1104
Location
Worcester University
Henwick Road
Worcester
WR2 6AJ
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137 ext 209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£15.00
Day 1
Wednesday 20th February 2019 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Location
Bromsgrove Sporting FC
Victoria Ground
Bromsgrove
B61 0BR
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137 ext * 209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com
Status
Hurry, last few places
Price
£15.00
Day 1
Thursday 7 March 2019 - 6.30pm to 9.30pm, 6th Form Area
Location
Pershore High School
Station Road
Pershore
WR10 2BX
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137 *209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£15.00
Day 1
Monday 18 March 2019 - 6.30pm to 9.30pm, Phoenix Suite
Location
Stourport Sports Club
Kingsway
Stourport on Severn
DY13 8BQ
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137 ext 209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£15.00
Day 1
Thursday 4th April 2019 - 6.30pm to 9.30pm, room EE G021
Location
Worcester University
Henwick Road
Worcester
WR2 6AJ
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137 ext 209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£15.00
Day 1
Tuesday 16th April 2019 - 6.30pm to 9.30pm Science Theatre
Location
King Charles I School
Comberton Road
Kidderminster
DY10 1XA
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137 ext *209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com

Important Information

All bookings are non-refundable

Requests to transfer to another Worcestershire FA course will only be accepted more than 14 days before the start of the course

One transfer only is permitted per course. After that you will be required to book and pay for a new course

Get in touch

Lynne Williams

T: 01905 827137 ext 209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com