COURSES & RESOURCES: PLAYER WELFARE TRAINING FIRST AID & IMMEDIATE CARE
High quality coaching, officiating and first aid/immediate care all contribute to reduce the risk of injury and provide a safe playing environment. Therefore, it is important that individuals keep up to date with training specific to their role and have access to generalinformation about safe practice both on and off the pitch.
The RFU Training Course Booklet
The RFU Training Course Booklet provides an overview of all the courses available for coaches, match officials, First Aiders, Health Care Professionals and other volunteers.
Clubs, Schools, Colleges & Universities
Clubs, schools, colleges and universities should be aware that there are different levels of training required to provide first aid and immediate care cover. They should ensure that Minimum Operating Standards for first aid provision are in place and that additional requirements may be needed depending on the level, type and format of rugby being played and the facilities available. A specific first aid risk assessment should be carried out to determine if any further provision is required.
First Aid Courses – General Information
Clubs, schools, colleges and universities should ensure they have the minimum first aid provision operating standards in place.READ MORE
Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union Course
Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union – Training for Appointed First AidersREAD MORE
Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union Training Resources
The Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union (EFARU) Training video series has been produced to support the First Aid in Rugby Union course face to face course.READ MORE
Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport
The Rugby Football Union Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport Level 2 course is available to Constituent Bodies (CBs) and clubs.READ MORE