ITC Certificate in First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness at SCQF Level 6

ThisĀ  first aid for sport course qualification is for the sports person, coach, spectator or other involved adult. As well as the basic life support and illness management topics found upon most first aid courses, this qualification includes key sports related incident management topics. This qualification is recognised throughout the UK.

The qualification has been reviewed by Skills Active and is suitable for REP’s cpd points by suitable training Centres.

World Rugby First Aid in Rugby equivalence.

Tillycroy Services has now become an approved first aid supplier for Scottish Youth Football Association Clubs. This Sports First Aid course has been designed to meet the requirements of the SYFA Club Licensing.

Scottish Football Association Club Licensing includes the requirement that clubs have at least 1 person on the touchline with all teams who has Sports First Aid training, where a Chartered Physiotherapist is not present.

The course is 12 hours in duration.

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Topics include; return to play decisions, managing specialist sports kit such as gum shields, when to and not to use ice, and sports specific first aid such as managing winding, blows to testicles, dead leg, possible compartment syndrome, assisting from pitch and other sports related first aid concerns.

This qualification is designed to provide essential life saving skills. Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical and the course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance.


  • 1:12 tutor to candidate ratio
  • Course must be completed within 7 weeks of starting
  • Each delivery session must be a minimum of 2 hours
  • Successful completion will result in candidate gaining ITC Certificate in First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness at SCQF Level 6 with a valid (licence to practice) lifetime of 3 years from date of completion
  • The qualification is revalidated by attending another course after 3 years
  • First aid for sport course

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