Essential first aid - sports (East of England only)

Our Essential First Aid (Sports) first aid training course will give you all the necessary first aid skills to deal with a wide range of sporting incidents. 

Who should attend?

Members of the public who want to learn how to deal with sporting accidents and injuries. St John Ambulance welcomes adults from the age of 16 years onto all our community first aid courses. If aged between 12-15 years, you must attend with a responsible adult member of the family or guardian (two young people per adult).

What you will learn

The course covers sporting accidents and emergencies.

Course contents

Asthma Bleeding - severe
Choking Communication and casualty care
Chest pains Primary survey
Resuscitation Sprains and strains
Unresponsive casualty  

Course duration

Three hours

Please note, this course is currently only available in the East of England.

Assessment and certification

Continuous assessment by trainer.

Is this training for me?

To learn first aid skills appropriate for use in the workplace you should complete a First aid at work or Emergency first aid at work course. If you’re unsure what first aid training is appropriate for your workplace, use our free requirements calculator.

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