Activity First Aid (QCF)
2 days - ITC Level 2 Certificate

This qualification is aimed at people who need sports specific illness and injury first aid training. This course contains sports specific incident management as well as lifesaving first aid. This is a formal level 2 qualification suitable for any sports person and coach within schools and sports clubs. It also meets the requirements for sporting national governing bodies.

Who is the Award in Activity First Aid for?

We understand that sports based injuries and illnesses are very different to what is encountered in other environments. Our training and qualifications are suitable for any activity ranging from rugby coaching, martial arts competitions, swimming, and gymnastics and for side line observers or parents. This course also meets the requirements for many sporting and activity national governing bodies such as the Rugby Union.

Accreditation of the ITC Level 2 Certificate in Activity First Aid (QCF) qualification

This qualification is part of the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) regulated by Ofqual (the official regulator of qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland). This qualification is built from two mandatory units of assessment, taught with a modular and progressive training approach;

  • Unit 1 Emergency First Aid at Work (separate certificate may be issued to meet HSE regulations)
  • Unit 2 Management of Illness and Injury in Activities


Our trainers come from a range of professional backgrounds such as the emergency services, the military and outdoor professionals. We aim to match instructors to your specific training requirements. They are aware of the specific needs of various outdoor environments, fully understanding the problems and judgements that have to be made when dealing with incidents in stressful, dangerous and remote situations. Learn more about our trainers and what makes them unique.


Our training is very practical and hands on with a typically 70% practical to just 30% theory. Our courses do not rely upon the usual ‘death by PowerPoint’, instead we use progressive incident scenario based training methods. Our courses teach techniques proven to work in real life incidents and not just in a classroom. Our training builds confidence and develops first aid skills into complete incident management. Read more about our training and why we get such positive reviews.



All candidates must attend the full 18 hours to qualify. Each candidate is continually assessed throughout. There is NO final practical assessment.


The 2 day, Level 2 Certificate in Activity First Aid (QCF) qualification is valid for 3 years. It can be revalidated by completing another 2 day Level 2 Certificate in Activity First Aid (QCF) course. It is also ‘highly recommended’ that first aiders attend an Annual Basic Skills Refresher course.


Our main awarding body for the Level 2 Activity First Aid (QCF) qualification is ITC First Aid who are authorised and regulated by Ofqual and the SQA. Qualification title is: ITC Level 2 Certificate in Activity First Aid (QCF)

We can also award a Level 2 Activity First Aid (QCF) qualification through our alternative HABC awarding body. Please let us know before booking if you would prefer this alternative awarding body so we can send you the information.


In-house course for 12 candidates
- £800

Individual candidate
- £120


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