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. To register your interest and be the first to know when new courses are available, please follow the link below.

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


Date: 9am-5pm, Thursday 29 July 2021
CFA: Leicestershire FA
Venue address: Sportsman Room, Leicestershire & Rutland County FA, Dog and Gun Lane, Leicester LE8 6FA

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Date: 9am-5pm, Monday 2 August 2021
CFA: Cheshire FA
Venue address: Sir Alan Burbidge Suite, Cheshire FA, Northwich CW8 4BG

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Date: 9am-5pm, Tuesday 3 August 2021
CFA: North Riding FA
Venue address: Broughton Road, Stokesley, Middlesbrough TS9 5NY

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Date: 9am-5pm, Friday 6 August 2021
CFA: Lancashire FA
Venue address: The County Ground, Thurston Road, Leyland, PR25 2LF

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Date: 9am-5pm, Thursday 29 August 2021
CFA: Herefordshire FA
Venue address: Widemarsh Common, Hereford HR4 9NA

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

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Date: 9am-5pm, Sunday 6 February 2021
CFA: Somerset FA
Venue address: Charles Lewin House, 5-10, Landmark House, Wirral Park Road, Glastonbury BA6 9FR

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We will be announcing more dates in the near future, so please keep checking this page for updates. If you can't make any of the above dates or you don't see a course that is local to you, please register your interest below to be the first to know when new dates are available.


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

CPD OPPORTUNITIES

Take a look at the webinars and national learning events we've got coming up. View all.
course Frequently asked questions

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