Solent Medical Skills | Pre-Hospital Medical Training

Activity First Aid

QA Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (QCF) 12 hour course

Our Activity First Aid courses are specially designed for people involved in sports and recreational activities. It’s ideal for fitness trainers, activity group leaders and PE teachers.

Activity First Aid two-day (12 hour) course

£120 per person, £1,080 for a group of 12

As well as delivering the key emergency First Aid skills of the EFAW programme, Activity First Aid offers more in-depth understanding of the kinds of injury and medical emergency that are associated with sports and outdoor recreational activities. It addresses the particular challenges of providing First Aid in an outdoor or remote setting, where professional help may be further away. The course is very hands-on and can include practice elements in the outdoors. If you require a higher level of clinical training, please consider our FREC courses.

Attendees who successfully complete the course attain a Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid, a nationally recognised Qualsafe-accredited qualification.

Content includes:

  • Managing illness and injury during activities
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Recovery position
  • Choking
  • External bleeding and hypovolaemic shock
  • Minor injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Chest and abdominal injuries
  • Burns, scalds and electrocution
  • Poisons
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angina and heart attack and stroke
  • Sprains, strains, dislocations and fractures
  • Spinal injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Secondary survey
  • Diabetes and epilepsy
  • Extremes of temperature (hypothermia/hyperthermia)

Great value training from Solent Medical Skills

We pride ourselves on offering competitively priced, high quality training.

All per person course fees are for open courses at our Southampton training centre, or for a minimum group size of 4 delivered at your mainland premises within a 20 mile radius. If you have a group of 10-12 people, you only pay for 9! If your premises are further away, contact us for a quotation including additional travel. Less than 4 people? Book a place on one of our open courses.

Fees include a Qualsafe certificate and a high quality, colour illustrated handbook for each attendee, ideal for reference back in the workplace.

Contact Solent Medical Skills

If you have any questions or queries - or need some advice about any of our courses please contact us.

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