Immediate Care in Sport Course

The RFU’s Immediate Care in Sport (ICIS) courses are rugby union specific courses that provide training for healthcare professionals and allied healthcare professionals working within sport.

The RFU’s First Aid and Immediate Care Community Guidelines provide detailed information on the different roles and training.

The RFU Training Course Booklet also provide further course information including topics covered and cost. 

Course dates and bookings for both the Level 2 and Level 3 courses can be made online here.

Immediate Care in Sport (ICIS) Level 2

The Rugby Football Union/Premier Rugby Immediate Care in Sport Level 2 course is now available to Constituent Bodies (CBs) and clubs. This one-day course is a rugby union specific course that will address the immediate care training needs of healthcare professionals working within rugby.

The ICIS Level 2 is a one day course, aimed at those HCPs/Allied HCPs working in the community game (Level 3 leagues and below and CB representative rugby). The accreditation for the Level 2 lasts for two years. The course fee for the 2016/17 season is £300.

The ICIS Level 2 Calendar provides an overview of the planned Level 2 courses.

Immediate Care in Sport (ICIS) Level 3

The Rugby Football Union Immediate Care in Sport Level 3 course is a requirement for those HCPs/Allied HCP working within professional rugby, including the Premiership, the Championship and with national teams.

The standard cycle of accreditation and recertification is typically achieved by successfully completing the first two day ICIS course in season one, a re-accreditation course in seasons two and three, a recertification course in season four with a re-accreditation course again in season five.

The course fees for the 2016/17 season are as follows:

  • First course (two days) £600.00
  • Re-accreditation course (one day) £400.00
  • Re-certification course (two days) £400.00

An overview of the Level 3 course dates can be found here.

Both courses include:

  • Access to online textbook
  • Practical workshops
  • Simulation training
  • Certification on successful completion
  • Approved by Royal College of Surgeons – Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care

Once booked on to a course, you will be provided with access to, an interactive learning module that supports the programme.

The interactive learning module is an essential part of the preparation for the ICIS course, where enrolled candidates must work through and complete all the chapters and questions by 48 hours prior to attending the face-to-face training.

Please send any enquiries or questions regarding the ICIS Level 2 & 3 courses to