FA Level 2

Emergency First Aid in Football

About The Course

The overall aim of The FA Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF) is to raise the standard of first aid provision within football.

It goes beyond generic first aid and includes elements specific to football.

We are delighted to announce that courses are now available. To book a course near you, please click on the 'Course Availability' drop-down menu below. 

Learners will need to adhere to the latest Covid-19 safety guidelines to attend this course; details will be sent to you prior to your course starting.

The course will cover:

  • The role of the First Aider in football
  • The jaw thrust as an airway opening technique for a contact sport such as football
  • The A-E approach of the injured footballer (inclusive of the unconscious footballer)
  • Emergency Action planning for football Preparation for action for sudden cardiac arrest in the young
  • Recognition, BLS with AED
  • The FA Concussion guidelines and concussion management from a first aid perspective for football
  • Dispelling the myths of first aid in football
  • The football specific first aid kit and record keeping
  • Duty of care in football
  • Medical emergencies in football
  • Focusing on those illnesses that can lead to life threatening injuries in football
  • Limb threatening injuries in football
  • Wounds and bleeding / Fracture management for football
  • Acute soft tissue injury management in football
  • Spinal injuries in football, manual in line stabilisation and assisting the ambulance crew with a log roll
  • Paediatric elements to all of the above


Course Pre-requisites

The course is applicable to coaches, team managers, parents, teachers, volunteers and carers

Outcomes

To provide a you with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to:

  • Attend a conscious or unconscious casualty
  • Ensure that appropriate care is given until the emergency medical services arrive and take over, or until an alternate healthcare professional assumes responsibility for the casualty
UPCOMING DATES

Date: 9am-5pm, Saturday 23 October 2021
CFA: Northumberland FA
Venue address: Whitley Park, Whitley Road, Benton, NE12 9FA

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Date: 9am-5pm, Friday 29 October 2021
CFA: Dorset FA
Venue address: Blandford Close, Hamworthy, Poole, BH15 4BF

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Date: 9am-5pm, Saturday 6 November 2021
CFA:
Gloucestershire FA
Venue address: 
Oaklands Park Stadium, Gloucester Rd, Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4AG

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Date: 9am-5pm, Thursday 11 November 2021
CFA: Leicestershire FA
Venue address: Leicestershire FA, Holmes Park, Dog and Gun Lane, Whetstone, Leicester, LE8 6FA

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Date: 9am-5pm, Sunday 14 November 2021
CFA: Lancashire FA
Venue address: The County Ground, Thurston Rd, Leyland, PR25 2LF

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Date: 9am-5pm, Thursday 25 November 2021
CFA: Rugby Borough FC
Venue address: Kilsby Lane, Rugby, CV21 4PN

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Date: 9am-5pm, Sunday 28 November 2021
CFA: Middlesex FA
Venue address: Middlesex FA HQ, Rectory Park, Ruislip Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 6AU

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Date: 9am-5pm, Sunday 6 February 2022
CFA: Somerset FA
Venue address: Charles Lewin House, 5-10, Landmark House, Wirral Park Road, Glastonbury BA6 9FR

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Date: 9am-5pm, Saturday 12 February 2022
CFA: Middlesex FA
Venue address: Middlesex FA HQ, Rectory Park, Ruislip Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 6AU

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CPD OPPORTUNITIES

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course Frequently asked questions

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