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Workshop description

The Basic Life Support (Emergency First Aid for Sport) workshop provides the basic skills, knowledge and understanding required to give care and manage life threatening conditions and illness, specifically focusing on those occurring in a sporting environment. The course looks at medical emergency action plans should a situation arise that requires immediate action and includes: conducting a primary survey, basic life support skills including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), concussion, and head injuries.

Who is the workshop for?

The Basic Life Support (Emergency First Aid for Sport) workshop is suitable for coaches, referees, activators and volunteers including those that are required to assist qualified first aiders in the workplace.

What’s the value of this workshop?

This workshop provides learners with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to attend a conscious or unconscious casualty.

”This was a brilliant workshop made so by the tutor – very engaging and knowledgeable”.

Learner eligibility

Learners must be a minimum of least 14 years of age and be able to communicate effectively in English. This workshop involves undertaking practical activity involving kneeling and lying down

Assessment (if applicable)

Informal ongoing assessment will take place throughout the workshop. 

What is the difference between a regulated and unregulated course?

Courses will either be a regulated workshop, in which you will receive a certificate issued from a recognised training provider, or unregulated, in which you receive a certificate of attendance. The course type will be listed in the booking section below.

Format / duration:

3 hours face-to-face workshop

Progression opportunities:

Learners may go onto complete a higher emergency first aid qualification.

Register Interest

This process is available to determine demand. Further workshops will be organised if demand exists so we would strongly recommend that you register your interest. 

The registration of interest process is free. Your payment details are not required. You will be asked to complete your 'booking' details but this will simply be to register your interest and not book onto a course

Our workshops

Our workshops are delivered in partnership with Sport Birmingham, Together Active and Think Active

Would you like further information?

Please email us at

The workshop can also be delivered to specific groups such as universities, clubs etc. 

COVID-19 Update

We are now able to run Emergency First Aid courses in line with Government guidelines for Covid-19.  

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