First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Leisure - 1/2 day - ITC Certificate

This course was developed with the support of North East County Sport Partnerships. It is a dynamic and standardised course that is very appropriate for the active sports arena context. The content includes essential basic life support and sport injury management. Courses can be delivered over either a 4 hour slot or at a more leisurely pace over 1 day.

Who is the ½ day course for?

This is a short course covering essential first aid knowledge and techniques for people involved within sporting environments.


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 course to qualify. Each candidate is continually assessed throughout.


The First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Leisure is valid for 3 years. It can be revalidated by completing a First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Leisure course within 3 years. It is also ‘highly recommended’ that work place first aiders attend an Annual Basic Skills Refresher course.


Our awarding body for First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Leisure is ITC First Aid who are authorised and regulated by Ofqual and the SQA. Qualification title is: ITC certificate in First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Leisure


In-house course for 12 candidates
- guide price £350

Individual candidate
- guide price £40


Please-contact us for a personalised quote - any savings we can make will be taken off the price.

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