Keep your staff, clients, and company safe by making sure you have first aid trained people in your work force. SPR can provide training in our training facilities in AIRDRIE, Lanarkshire, Scotland or in your premises.

SPR has been in business for over 30 years understands the needs of other businesses. We are flexible and work out the most cost-effective way to provide the training you need, at a time that suits you.

Who is this for?

The Activity First Aid qualification is aimed at those needing to provide first aid in sporting activities. The two day delivery meets the requirements of several sports governing bodies. including the Scottish Youth Football Association. 

The Activity First Aid qualification builds on the Emergency first aid at work qualification, to include core common injuries found in sorting activities.

The Activity First Aid qualification also meets the requirements for the emergency first aid at work qualification.

The qualification is open to those over 16   years of age.


This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being an emergency first aider. Those under 16 may undertake the qualification, however they should not be relied upon by employers to be a responsible first aider.

Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.

Students will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Course content

The Activity First Aid qualification has been developed to meet the first aid Training requirements  outlined by The Forest Schools Association, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and the EYFS.

The course includes: 

  • First aid in activities
  • Casualty management
  • Primary survey
  • Unconscious casualty management.
  •  Resuscitation Inc. children, drowning
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Medical conditions
  • Head injuries
  • Fractures
  • Poison
  • Bites and stings
  • Effects of heat and cold, Inc. hypothermia, frost
    bite and dehydration

Additional topics can be delivered on request although delivery time may need to be extended.

Activity First Aid – Key points

  • Regulated qualification
  • Meets Institute of Outdoor Learning  (IOL) requirements
  • 16 Guided learning  hours (over 2 days)
  • Valid for 3 years
  • Certificate & Book included
  • Assessed by MCQs and practical observation


Other Related Training Courses:

RYA First Aid  |  Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) | First Aid at Work  RYA SRC VHF Radio Course

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