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
Status
Hurry, last few places
Price
£30
Location
Darwen Cricket Club,
Mostyn Street
Darwen
Lancashire
BB3 0AE
Contact
Leigh Jeffrey
01772 644261
Leigh.Jeffrey@lancashirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£30
Location
Bury Fire Station
Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service
Magdalene Rd
Bury
BL9 0ES
Contact
Leigh Jeffrey
01772264000
Leigh.jeffrey@lancashirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£30
Location
St Martin & St Hildas Church Hall
Fleetwood Road
Carleton (Poulton Le Fylde)
Lancashire
FY6 7PB
Contact
Leigh Jeffrey
01772 624000
Leigh.jeffrey@lancashirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£30
Location
Barrow Fire Station
69 Walney Rd
Barrow in Furness
LA14 5UG
Contact
Leigh Jeffrey
01772 624 000
Leigh.Jeffrey@LancashireFA.com
Status
Available
Price
£30
Location
St John Fisher & Thomas More RC High School
Gilbfield Road
Colne
BB8 8JT
Contact
Leigh Jeffrey
01772 624 000
Leigh.jeffrey@lancashirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£30
Location
Lancashire Football Association
The County Ground
Thurston Rd
Leyland
PR25 2LF
Contact
Leigh Jeffrey
01772 624 000
Leigh.Jeffrey@LancashireFA.com
Status
Available
Price
£30
Location
Ramsbottom Cricket Club
Acre Bottom
Ramsbottom
BL0 0BS
Contact
Leigh Jeffrey
01772624000
Leigh.jeffrey@lancashirefa.com

Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy. By enrolling onto our course, you agree to have read and understood the Association's Coach Education policies.