FA Emergency Aid course

FA Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF)

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16 years

Course Duration: One day

Price: £55

Leading To: ‚ÄčThe FA Level 3 Emergency Medical First Aid in Football (EMFAiF)

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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

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, Friday 5 November 2021
CFA: Cheshire FA
Venue address: Sir Alan Burbidge Suite, Cheshire FA, Northwich CW8 4BG

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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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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


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

Available Dates

Unfortunately there are no available dates.

Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy and by enrolling onto our course you agree to have read and agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions.

Get In Touch

Corinne Winkworth- Development Administrator

By Phone: 01208 262985
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email:       corinne.winkworth@cornwallfa.com


This level of course is suitable for grassroots coaches as well as those who are in a more responsible position in First Aid (i.e. Tutors, Mentors, Physios)

Due to the level of this course the demand for us to run it is lower than our standard Level 1 course,  if you are interested in attending one of these courses you can register your interest by emailing us on the details to the right.  

Important Information

You will need a FAN Number and password to access the course booking page. To retrieve details of your existing FAN Number, click here. If you need to create a FAN Number, click here. If you need support regarding FAN numbers and passwords click here.