January 10th, 2020

During a recent Provincial Event we arranged a half day First Aid training session with the Red Cross which was excellent. A good mix of both theory and practical with everyone enthusiastic and getting involved.

As a result we want to advertise this across our Counties for Clubs in Britain to have the opportunity to also book a session at a preferential rate.

 Courses can be run for a max of 15 attendees, preferably 12 minimum and will require a months notice for booking. Their trainers are based nationwide so it will be no problem travelling to any of the County locations.

Details of the course:

GAA Pitch Side First Aid
Course duration: 3 hours
Completion timescale: 1 session only (full attendance)

Certificate details: GAA Pitch side first aid. Valid for 3 years.

Target group:
First aid training for Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) staff and volunteers. This course covers a range of first aid skills for children and adults that may be required at the pitch side. Adult and child focus.

Pre- course requirement:
Customers must be able to carry out the practical elements from the course outline. Minimum age 16.

Assessment type:
Continuous assessment by observation, practical and questioning.

Course content:
 Welcome and Introductions
 Unresponsive and breathing child and adult
 Unresponsive and not breathing child and adult
 AED: Use of an AED, safety considerations, after use and ongoing maintenance
 Choking child and adult
 Bleeding and wounds: Bleeding heavily (limb)
 Shock

How to Book? –

Contact – Amy Watts Tel: 0344 412 9000
Email: keyaccounts@redcross.org.uk
Address: British Red Cross, Bradbury House, Ohio Avenue, Salford, M50 2GT
Outside the M25:
half day – £387 + vat
full day – £647 + vat
Inside the M25:
half day – £555 + vat
full day – £869 + vat

If you have any queries please contact your local CDA or email admin.britain@gaa.ie