SYFA Approved Sports First Aid Course

  • We at Albacare are a SYFA Approved Sport First Aid Training Organisation.
  • The course is a 2 day (16 hour) course. This could be further broken in to section (As long as the course is completed with in 5 weeks).
  • The certificate last for no longer than 3 years.
  • The Course covers the below topics.

Courses Dates -

  • Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd July

  • The cost for the course is £100+VAT per delegate.

    Course Content

    • The role of the first aider.
    • Legal responsibilities of a first aider, duty of care/standards of care, roles and responsibilities especially regarding children.
    • First aid at sporting events.
    • The SYFA first aid kit.
    • Incident assessment inc sending for help and personal safety.
    • Basic life support (as per latest European Resuscitation Council guidelines) including use of AED.
    • Management of the unconscious casualty.
    • Recovery position & action for vomiting.
    • Choking.
    • Injuries to the head inc facial injuries.
    • Specific information on the management of concussion with evidence approach based on new Scottish guidelines (2015).
    • Spinal injury.
    • Injuries to the limbs & soft tissue and suspected fracture.
    • Bleeding injuries inc management of shock.
    • Management of wounds and burns.
    • Medical conditions in sport including asthma, diabetes, seizures, angina/heart attack, stroke and environmental problems including heat and cold.

    If want more information on our 2 day SYFA Sports First Aid Course either at our location Bathgate, West Lothian or at your location anywhere in Scotland get in touch through the course booking/enquiry form below.