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Sports First Aid

MCP First Aid Training
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Unit 1, (or day 1) of this qualification contains and covers the learning outcomes of the level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work, so those who wish to gain the level 3 award in EFAW are able to sit day 1 of this qualification.


A minimum of 12 contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus an assignment and some pre-course activity could be required.


A range of subjects are covered including:-

• Responsibilities and reporting • Assessment of the situation • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty • Basic hygiene in First Aid • Fractures • Drowning injuries • Electrical injuries • Heat and cold Certification • Resuscitation • Heart attacks • Minor injuries • Bleeding control • Head injuries • Diabetes • Spinal injuries • Angina • Choking • Seizures • Shock • Asthma • Burns

Practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor, and a three year qualification will be issued to the learner, subject to assessment. For those wishing to complete the full Level 3 qualification, this course must be completed within 6 weeks.


A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

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