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

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
Location
Birmingham County FA
Ray Hall Lane
Great Barr
B43 6JF
B43 6JF
Contact
Birmingham County FA
0121 357 4278
Support@BirminghamFA.com
Price
£35
Location
Birmingham County FA
Ray Hall Lane
Great Barr
B43 6JF
B43 6JF
Contact
Birmingham County FA
0121 357 4278
Support@BirminghamFA.com

Cancellation

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

  • 21 working days’ notice – Full refund less a £10 administration charge, transfer available at a £10 admin charge.
  • 8-20 working days’ notice – No refund, transfer available at a £10 admin charge.
  • 0-7 working days’ notice – No refund or transfer available.

Consideration will be given to candidates who, for health reasons are unable to attend and require a transfer to another course. A letter from a doctor or medical professional may be requested.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Additional Charges

Any missed days will be charged at £35.00 per day in order for you to complete your course

Failure to attend Day 1of a course will result in none completion with no refund

Please ensure you can attend all dates prior to booking

Charges have been applied due to the increasing volume of learners missing sessions

FAQS

Unfortunately not. Each individual learner is required to book their place using their own FAN and Password. This is to ensure our information on medical conditions, emergency contacts etc is accurate and up to date. The booking agreement is always between Birmingham FA and the individual learner.

No, learners are required to attend all dates and times associated to the course they have booked onto. Failure to attend all dates and times will result in non-qualification and individuals will need to book and pay to attend the course again in full to become certificated.

We are unable to reserve places or take part payments for any of our courses. Bookings are taken on a first come first served basis from online registration where full payment is required.

To express an interest in one of our courses, please email support@birminghamfa.com along with your name, email and which course you are enquiring about.

Get In Touch

Phone

0121 357 4278
(Monday - Friday)

Email

support@birminghamfa.com