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FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football

Course Overview

The FA Level 1 Introduction to First 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 is applicable to coaches, team managers, parents, teachers, volunteers and carers.

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Price: £45.00

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 3 hours

Course Breakdown

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 and 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 in football
  • The football specific first aid kit and record keeping
Upcoming Courses

Day 1: Thursday 12 December, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Cheshire FA HQ, Hartford House, Hartford Moss Recreation Centre, Northwich, CW8 4BG

Day 1: Monday 16 December, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Cheshire FA HQ, Hartford House, Hartford Moss Recreation Centre, Northwich, CW8 4BG

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FAQ's

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 take over
  • An alternative healthcare professional assumes responsibility for the casualty