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Level 3 Sports First Aid

First aid courses in Beverley, East Yorkshire

This 1-day level 3 qualification is a fully practical first aid course in dealing with sports and exercise related injuries as well as basic life support. It is suitable for sports coaches, sports therapists, fitness instructors and PE teachers.

There are no pre-requisites to attend this course.


Course content-

Safe best practice and awareness of current regulations

Sports specific practical scenario training

A systematic approach to incident management. Primary Survey

Vital signs

Airway Management – safe airway positions

Return to play decisions following on field assessment using SALTAPS

Recognition of concussion – use of Maddock’s questions

Soft tissue injuries, strains and sprains – when to and when not to use ice

CPR Resuscitation procedures – single and multi-person scenarios

Safe use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)


Course Overview

This qualification is for the sports person, coach or spectator. As well as the basic life support and illness management topics found on most first aid courses, this course also  includes key sports topics, such as:


Covering sport emergency first aid

Sport injury & return to activity decisions using SALTAPS and MADDOCKS Questions

Managing specialist sports kit such as gum shields

When to use ice, sprains and strains and immobilizing injuries

Sports specific first aid including head, neck and spinal injuries

CPR and defibrillator training


Course duration and assessment

Typically delivered over 1 day. Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and is interactive with outdoor scenario based practical training.


The trainer/assessors delivering this course will have a professional background in sport or be active practitioners in their own leisure time, with experience and commitment to working with groups in the sporting environment.


Course cost: £120



This qualification ‘license to practice’ is revalidated by attending another First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness course in 3 years’ time.



Dec 15 2023


9:00 am - 5:00 pm




Beverley, East Yorkshire
Beverley Enterprise Centre, Beck View Rd, Beverley HU17 0JT, UK


Joanne Joveini
Joanne Joveini
07891 135137