Activity First Aid

Specifically designed for those who are involved in any form of activity, including sports, leisure and recreation. Not only is Basic Life Support included, but many other First Aid conditions are also included, making this qualification very comprehensive. This Level 3 qualification is made up of two units including First Aid Essentials. It is specifically designed for those who are involved in any form of activity, including sports, leisure and recreation.

Qualification delivery

The qualification has 12 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 14 hours total qualification time (TQT). GLH indicates the number of classroom contact hours that the learner will undertake. TQT includes GLH but also takes into account any unsupervised learning and is an estimate of how long the average learner will take to complete the qualification.

The minimum classroom contact time of 12 hours must be delivered over a minimum of 2 days. The course can be spread over a maximum of 6 weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of two hours.

The class ratio for this qualification is a maximum of 12 learners to 1 Trainer/Assessor.


A minimum of 12 contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus an assignment and some pre-course

activity could be required.


A range of subjects are covered including:-

• Responsibilities and reporting

• Assessment of the situation

• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty 

• Basic hygiene in First Aid

• Fractures

• Drowning injuries

• Electrical injuries

• Heat and cold

• Resuscitation

• Heart attacks

• Minor injuries

• Bleeding control 

• Head injuries

• Diabetes

• Spinal injuries

• Angina 

• Choking 

• Seizures 

• Shock

• Asthma 

• Burns


Practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor, and a three year qualification will be issued to the learner, subject to assessment. For those wishing to complete the full Level 3 qualification, this course must be completed within 6 weeks.


A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.

A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer's responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

Course Fees £650 Dicounts for smaller groups


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