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
Price
£15
Tutor
Steve Quinton
Location
Essex County FA
The County Office, Springfield Lyons Approach
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 5LB
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Allan Hyde and Steve Quinton
Location
Forest Row Centre
Lodge Lane
Romford
Essex
RM5 2LD
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Steve Quinton
Location
Shrub End Community & Sports Centre
Boadicea Way
Colchester
Essex
CO2 9BG
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Elaine Hume
Location
Marconi Sports Club
Tydemans
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 9FH
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Lee Moore
Location
Wickford Town FC
Oak Avenue
Wickford
Essex
SS11 8SB
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Allan Hyde
Location
Forest Row Centre
Lodge Lane
Romford
Essex
RM5 2LD
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Steve Quinton
Location
Essex County FA
The County Officer, Sprinfield Lyons Approach
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 5LB
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Lee Moore
Location
Wickford Town FC
Oak Avenue
Wickford
Essex
SS11 8SB
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Allan Hyde
Location
Forest Row Centre
Lodge Lane
Romford
Essex
RM5 2LD
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Lee Moore
Location
Shrub End Community & Sports Centre
Boadicea Way
Colchester
Essex
CO2 9BG
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Elaine Hume
Location
Wickford Town FC
Oak Avenue
Wickford
Essex
SS11 8SB
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Allan Hyde
Location
Essex County FA
The County Office, Springfield Lyons Approach
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 5LB
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Steve Quinton
Location
Marconi Sports Club
Tydemans
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 9FH
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Allan Hyde
Location
Forest Row Centre
Lodge Lane
Romford
Essex
RM5 2LD
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Allan Hyde
Location
Forest Row Centre
Lodge Lane
Romford
Essex
RM5 2LD
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Brian Swift
Location
Shrub End Community & Sports Centre
Boadicea Way
Colchester
Essex
CO2 9BG
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Price
£15
Tutor
Lee Moore
Location
Wickford Town FC
Oak Avenue
Wickford
Essex
SS11 8SB
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com

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