Project Description

ITC Certificate in Sport, Exercise and Fitness (Level 5) (RQF)

Course Delivered Nation Wide

This qualification has been developed with the support of the SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) for the requirements of the Sport and Fitness sectors.  This course is recognised throughout the UK.

Course Overview

This 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 course includes key sports topics, such as:


  • Covering sport emergency first aid

  • Sport injury & return to activity decisions

  • Managing specialist sports kit such as gum shields

  • When to and not to use ice

  • Sports specific first aid (Concussion, compression, managing winding, blows to testicles, dead leg, possible compartment syndrome and other sports related first aid concerns)

Course Delivery and Duration

The trainer/assessors delivering this course will typically have a professional background in sport or be active practitioners in their own leisure time, with experience and commitment to working with groups in the sporting environment.
Typically delivered over 1 day [minimum 8 hours contact time]. Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and this is interactive hand on practical training.


This qualification ‘license to practice’ is revalidated by attending another First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness course in 3 years’ time.

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Joanne JoveiniCourse Tutor
Joanne is a qualified teacher and has worked in education for over 18 years. Away from work, she’s usually found in the great outdoors, either walking, cycling or paddling her canoe on lakes and rivers across the UK

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