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: £35

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.

To find out more about the latest accepted non-FA medical course guidance, visit the link below:

Accepted non-FA medical courses

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
Time
6:30PM
Price
£30.72
Location
Borderville Sports Centre
Stamford
Lincolnshire
PE9 1US
Contact
Zoe Hopewell
03449670708
zoe.hopewell@lincolnshirefa.com
Time
6:30PM
Price
£30.72
Location
Carres Grammar School
Northgate
Sleaford
Lincolnshire
NG34 7DD
Contact
Zoe Hopewell
03449670708
zoe.hopewell@lincolnshirefa.com
Time
6:30PM
Location
Cherry Willingham Community School
Croft Lane
Lincoln
LN3 4JP
Contact
Zoe Hopewell
03449670708
zoe.hopewell@lincolnshirefa.com
Time
6:30PM
Price
£30.72
Location
Bradley Football Development Centre
Bradley Road
Grimsby
DN37 0AG
Contact
Zoe Hopewell
03449670708
zoe.hopewell@lincolnshirefa.com
Time
6:30PM
Price
£30.72
Location
Borderville Sport Centre
Ryhall Road
Stamford
Lincolnshire
PE9 1US
Contact
Zoe Hopewell
03449670708
zoe.hopewell@lincolnshirefa.com

Important Information

Should any candidate need to cancel their place on the course, the following criteria will apply:

*More than 28 days’ notice - full refund, minus transaction fee.
* 27 days -14 days – 50% refund or course transfer available (x1).
*13 days – 7 days  - 25% refund or course transfer available (x1). 
 *7 days or less notice - No refund and candidate will not be able to transfer. They will lose their place on the course and will need to re-book on to another course at full cost.

Consideration will be given to candidates who are unable to attend for health reasons or exceptional circumstances. A letter from a doctor or medical professional may be requested.

Contact

Zoe Hopewell

Football Business Administrator

(E) zoe.hopewell@lincolnshirefa.com

(T) 03449670708