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Basic Sports First Aid Dereham

This course is ideal for anyone working in a sports & physical activity environment and tailored to meet your needs assessment in your chosen field, it covers the emergency first aid at work course covering a broad syllabus including the recognition and treatment of a wider range of conditions but in addition has an emphasis on common sports related injuries.

Breckland District Council

Basic Sports First Aid Dereham

Course Information

Both coaching assistants and club volunteers would find this workshop useful. No prior first aid experience is required. This course covers the very basics of first aid and it will also provide you with knowledge of how to assess an incident, and what to do next. There are demonstrations of resuscitation and other techniques to deal with injuries such as sprains and strains.

This course now includes a practical, automated external defibrillator (AED) awareness using trainer AEDs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Assessing an incident
  • Demonstration of resuscitation
  • Advice and guidance tailored to your need


Selected first aiders should physically able to perform the relevant actions and techniques included in the syllabus. For reasonable adjustments for disabilities please contact Active Norfolk

Warning: This course requires close contact with other delegates and first aid manikins and contains subjects, videos and images of injuries appropriate to the subjects. Some delegates may find theses distressing or act squeamishly. Please let the trainer know if this may be an issue before the start of the course.


Cancellation Policy

Where course cost is over £20 there will be a £5 admin fee for cancellation.

If notification to cancel is received with 2 weeks' notice you will be charged a cancellation fee of 50% of the course fee

If notification to cancel is received with 1 week's notice you will be charged a cancellation fee of 100% of the course fee


Transfer to an alternative course is available with at least 1 week's notice, prior to the course start date. Requests to transfer after this date will not be accepted and the relevant cancellation policy will apply. Bookings made within 1 week of the course are not eligible for transfer.



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