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Online: Sports First Aid: Level 2 Vocational Training Qualification (VTQ)

Online: Sports First Aid: Level 2 Vocational Training Qualification (VTQ)

Online Video Based Training Course

£29.95

Our Online Sports First Aid comes with 5.0 hrs of CPD (Continuous Professional Development).  Certificate is valid for 3 years. Full course description and additional information please read all tabs below.

If you are part of a national governing body in sport such as the LTA (The Lawn Tennis Association), or FA (The Football Association), a classroom practical level 3 EFAW (Emergency First Aid at Work) course may be required.

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About this course

Includes the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations.

This course covers basic first aid and is aimed at people who need first aid who work in various sports sectors. It not only covers basic first aid but also all the specific problems that arise in sports. Primary and secondary subjects are covered, including soft tissue injuries, head injuries, types of cuts, and many illnesses that could arise.

The Online Sports First Aid comes with 5.0 hrs of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 4 hours and 56 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

What is CPD?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development and is used to describe the learning activities one might complete, to develop and enhance their professional abilities. It relates to a process of tracking and documenting the skills, knowledge and experience that you gain both formally and informally or self directed, as you work, beyond any initial training. You may have an industry specific requirement relating to skill and competence. to complete a certain number of CPD hours every year.

Depending on your specific sports governing body, risk assessment, and qualified first aiders currently in your setting, it is your responsibility to ensure  programme is suffice.

If you are part of a national governing body in sport such as the Lawn Tennis Association, a level 3 EFAW (Emergency First Aid at Work) course may be required. We recommend you contact Sport England, your sport’s national governing body or professional sporting associations for your specific industry sector first aid requirements.

Where you require classroom a first aid certification urgently, please book onto one of our nationally recognised level 3 EFAW classroom courses here. If you work with children or infants (babies) in any capacity, you must take a level 3 practical face to face Emergency Paediatric 6 hour (EPFA) or Paediatric 12 hour (PFA) course.

If you have sole charge of children or work for an Ofsted registered club or facility and do not have a fully qualified PFA or FAW First Aider on site, you will need to take our emergency paediatric first aid 6 hour course (EPFA) or the full 12 hour paediatric first aid course (PFA) Visit our first aid for childcare providers  page to learn more.

Our Pro Trainings online platform is super simple to navigate. Watch the video lessons at your own pace, pause and resume when it suits you. Answer the incremental multiple-choice questions throughout the course and when you have completed all the lessons, you will be directed to the final assessment.

To make sure you really learn and retain the information, test questions are randomised. A video review following the final assessment is also customised around the students results. This  supports a thorough understanding of each topic

  • Front-row seat in the class
  • No PowerPoint based slides
  • Detailed bite sized video-based training with demonstrations
  • Subtitles for “sound off” viewing
  • Optional concise text lesson summary with key learning points accompanying each clip
  • Comprehensive manual and posters, and current regulatory guidelines updates
  • Access videos for up to 8 months after registration
  • Certified CPD evidence-based learning statement and certificate upon successful completion
  • Includes recent guidelines on infection prevention with the outbreak of Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2(SARSCoV2)

If your current risk assessment has highlighted any additional gaps please contact us. We would be happy to advise you on the most appropriate course.

 

Occupations

Parents
Volunteers
Coaches
Managers
Admin and reception
Sports teams
Drama teachers
Dance teachers
Yoga Instructors
After school club staff
Colleges
Gym staff
Support workers (who are already part of a team)


Course topics

Introduction to Sports First Aid
Sports First Aid Course Overview
Initial Care and Safety

Fears of first aid
Asking permission to help
Scene Safety
Calling the EMS
Waiting for the EMS to Arrive
The Chain of Survival
DRAB and the ABCDs
Barriers and Gloves
How to use face shields
Hand Washing
Adult Bag Valve Mask
Recovery Position and Care of the Patient
Cardiac Arrest and CPR

Adult CPR Introduction
When to call for assistance
Heart Attack Care
Adult CPR
Hands-only CPR Breakdown
CPR Hand Over
Resuscitation of children
Child CPR
Child CPR Breakdown
Infant CPR
AED Introduction
Drowning
Effective CPR
Improving compressions
Improving breaths
Near and secondary drowning
Choking Management

Adult Choking
Child Choking
Bleeding Management

Types of Bleed
Serious Bleeding
Excessive Blood Loss
Excessive Bleeding Control
Embedded Objects
Plasters
Nose bleeds
Minor Injuries
Other Types of Injury
The Healing Process
Injuries

Strains and Sprains (RICE)
Adult fractures
Splints
The Aircast Boot
Dislocated Shoulders and Joints
Types of head injury and consciousness
Concussion memory test and withdrawal from play
Different Types of Helmets
Spinal Injury
Spinal Recovery Position
Eye Injuries
Burns and Burn Kits
Gell burns dressings
Treating a Burn with Cling Film
Blister Care
Splinters
Abdominal Injuries
Chest Injuries
Heat emergencies
Cold emergencies
Shock
Dealing with fainting
Dental Injuries
Bites and Stings
Cramp in Sports and Exercise
Types of Hydration in Sport
Illnesses

Illness assessment
Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis
Asthma
Asthma Spacers
When an Asthma inhaler is not available
Hyperventilation
Diabetes
Epilepsy
Epilepsy treatment
Electrical Injuries
Summary

Medications and First Aid
Summary to Sports First Aid


Assessment

Watch the video lessons at your own pace and answer the incremental multiple-choice questions throughout the course. When you have completed all the lessons, you will be directed to the final assessment. Students must score at least 80% to pass.

Certification

This course follows the latest UK and ERC guidance for those professionals with a duty to respond in an emergency.
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and comes with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.


Additional information

Sports First Aid Level 2 (VTQ) at a Glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 4 hours and 56 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • Certified CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • Videos include subtitles
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Arabic

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