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
Price
£35 - Full Price £30 Charter Standard
Location
Keyworth United
Platt Lane
Keyworth
Nottingham
NG12 5GE
Contact
Price
£35 Full Price £30 Charter Standard
Location
Nottinghamshire County Football Association
Unit 6b
Chetwynd Business Park
Nottingham
NG96RZ
Contact
Price
£35 Full Price £30 Charter Standard
Location
Eastwood Community FC
Chewton Street
Nottingham
NG16 3HB
Contact
Price
£35 Full Price £30 Charter Standard
Location
Nottinghamshire County Football Association
Unit 6b
Chetwynd Business Park
Nottingham
NG9 6RZ
Contact
Price
£35 Full Price £30 Charter Standard
Location
Nottinghamshire County Football Association
Unit 6b
Chetwynd Business Park
Nottingham
NG96RZ
Contact
Price
£35 Full Price £30 Charter Standard
Location
Nottinghamshire County Football Association
Unit 6b
Chetwynd Business Park
Nottingham
NG96RZ
Contact
Price
£35 Full Price £30 Charter Standard
Location
Nottinghamshire County Football Association
Unit 6b
Chetwynd Business Park
Nottingham
NG96RZ
Contact
Price
£35 Full Price £30 Charter Standard
Location
Eastwood Community FC
Chewton Street
Nottingham
NG16 3HB
Contact
Price
£35 Full Price £30 Charter Standard
Location
Nottinghamshire FA
Regan Way
Beeston
Nottingham
NG9 6RZ
Price
£35 Full Price £30 Charter Standard
Location
Nottinghamshire County Football Association
Unit 6b
Chetwynd Business Park
Nottingham
NG96RZ
Contact
FAQS

No – you can complete this course without having your FA Level 1 in Coaching Football.

Yes – this is the newly updated course, which was previously called the FA Emergency First Aid workshop.

As part of this course you are required to take part in the CPR/emergency response role play element, however if you have any medical or physical impairments this will not prevent you from passing this course.

You can now print your certificate online via the FA website, certificates are no longer sent in the post for this course.

Get In Touch

By Phone: 01159837400
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email: 
coacheducation@nottinghamshirefa.com