This one day Grade B level IMMAF Cutman Certification Course includes both theoretical and practical teaching and assessments.
The Grade B level IMMAF Cutman Certification Course is aimed solely at those who have successfully completed the Grade C level course and must be supported by a Grade C level IMMAF Cutman Certificate.
It is also a requirement for all participants to have a first aid qualification to include AED* (where this does not conflict with European laws ), CPR** and wound care with a recognized organization(s) as approved by IMMAF or one that is recommended on the course syllabus e.g. Red Cross.
If a participant does not produce a certificate to include ***AED & CPR training from a reputable organization which is IMMAF approved, the Grade B level license will be withheld until evidence of certification has been provided.
* AED – automated external defibrillator
** CPR – cardiopulmonary resuscitation
***exceptions are made for participants those countries in which it is not legally provided for on a first aid course syllabuses
Common Core Values & Code of Conduct
Grade B level cutmen must understand the basic ethical & moral responsibilities required to tend corners and demonstrate a code of conduct befitting of that role including adhering to appropriate dress code e.g. plain black polo, or t-shirt, no baseball caps, profanity or advertisements on clothing, modesty advised.
Grade B level Cutmen must
– demonstrate the ability to work within the rules and regulations of MMA.
– demonstrate comfortable, safe and effective hand wrapping skills, including hand wrapping for injuries within the rules and regulations of MMA
There will be a total time of 20 minutes given to each candidate to prepare, apply and finish a hand wrap which will carry a total weight of 20%.
– demonstrate correct body position and handling skills in the administration of minor treatments specifically for epistaxis e.g. anterior nose bleeds, lacerations and hematomas within a 45 seconds timeframe
The treatments component will carry a total weight of 30%.
There will be a total of 18 multiple choice question over 8 modules. There will be 3-4 options to choose from in answer to each question. The written examination will carry a marking weight of 50%.
The collective pass mark across the 3 exams (e.g. written, practical hand wrapping and treatments) is 60%.