• First Aid for Sports & Exercise
    (First Aid at Work)

  • VTCT Accredited
    and Nationally Recognised

  • Loyalty
    Discounts Available

  • Flexible, Affordable Sports Therapy Training
    to Levels that Exceed Industry Benchmarks.

  • Our Friendly Team are Always on Hand
    to Support our Students Both During
    the Course and Beyond.

First Aid for Sport & Exercise

(Emergency First Aid at Work) Course

Our course is Intended for anyone involved in sport or the workplace, and in any capacity whether as an employee, sports coach, fitness trainer, player, club official, sports therapist, or physiotherapist. The training is structured to offer practical tuition on how to administer immediate injury care in a safe and approved manner with some additional emphasis on joint and muscle injuries in sport. Injury prevention and safety in sport are also covered during the course.

All National Governing Bodies of sport and exercise require that teams, clubs, organisers and venues have made arrangements for the provision of first aid in fulfilment of the Duty of Care owed to athletes, spectators and others.  The certificate is accepted by all sport and exercise governing bodies for Public Liability insurance purposes.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course and it is for anyone wishing to gain a recognised first aid qualification which is valid in both the workplace and in the sporting environment.

See Course Calendar for all CPD Course Dates.

Course Fees

The fee is £112 and you may claim 8 credits for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Loyalty & Other Discounts

If you are already a student of our full Level 3 or Level 4 Diploma course you will be entitled to a discount of 20% as part of our Customer Loyalty Discount Scheme.

If more than one person is booking together, the 20% discount will apply to all applicants. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for instructions on how to book more than one person at the discounted rate.


Key Points -  By enrolling on this course you will receive: 


  • 1 day Practical Training, including use of all Equipment
  • Online Resources and pre-course reading
  • Course meets all nationally recognised First Aid requirements
  • Includes supporting Course Notes
  • Tuition from highly experienced and qualified Instructors
  • Conforms with other course co-requisites such as L3 and L4 Sports Massage
  • Eligibility to continue towards L5 VTCT Sports Massage and our Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy



Course Details

Course Costs

Course Syllabus


  • Legalities of First Aid: obligations, the Duty and Standard of Care expected of the first aider
  • The Primary Survey in sport and exercise: AcBCDE
  • Basic Life Support: Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2010, Adult and Child sequence, including Defibrillation demonstration
  • Sudden Death Syndrome: incidence of major cardiac illness in athletic populations 
  • Management of the unconscious casualty, including head injury/concussion assessment: AVPU/Maddocks/referral forms 
  • Management of injury, illness and environmental scenarios: case studies and open forum - subjects discussed will include neck injury, bleeding, fracture, dislocation, soft-tissue injury, asthma, hypoglycaemia, fitting, heat and cold illness.



Course Structure


Our practical training courses are held at The Business and Technology Centre, Bessemer Drive, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2DX. This is ideally situated close to the A1 for road access, a 14-minute walk from Stevenage Rail Station with excellent connections, and close to both Stanstead and Luton airports.


There are also ample accommodation options available in the Stevenage and surrounding areas. For full details please go to Contact Us



Practical Training

6 Contact Hours (over 1 day)

The practical training will normally take place over at least 6 hours on one day although this may vary slightly.



Practical Assessment

An assessment of your practical skills will take place during the training which you must pass as part of the qualification.




On completion of the course delegates receive the nationally-recognised ‘Emergency First Aid at Work’ certificate which is valid for 3 years.



Course Dates

See Course Calendar for all course dates



Ready to Enrol?

Please complete the online booking form whereupon we will confirm receipt and your place on the course.




Course Calendar

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