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Sports First Aid

This course will give you all the necessary first aid skills to deal with a whole range of sporting injuries.

Who should attend? Anyone involved in sporting activities – from referees and coaches to players. Pulse Rate Training welcomes young people from the age of 12 onto all our community first aid courses. If under the age of 16, you must attend with a responsible adult member of the family or guardian (two young people per adult).

What You Will Learn?

How to deal with the type of injuries and medical emergencies that can happen during sporting activities.

Course Contents

  • Asthma
  • Bleeding
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Chest pains
  • Choking
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Emergencies in public
  • Head injury
  • Extremes of heat and cold
  • Primary survey
  • Resuscitation
  • The role of the first aider
  • Sprains and strains
  • The unconscious casualty

Course Duration

Six hours.


Continuous assessment by trainer.