This is a 2 day course design for people with a passion for sport who wish to gain the Level 1 Sports Trainer qualification. This course is recognised by most major sporting organisations. 

We always strongly suggest that participants check with their sporting codes as to the recognition of this course before attending.  

The Level 1 Sports Trainer course includes Nationally Recognised units of competency. These include:

  1. HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  2. SISSSPT304A Tape ankle, thumb and fingers

These units are assessed during the face to face component of the course as well as by the participant completing a post course portfolio of evidence of completing certain tasks. This post course portfolio will require the participant to have access to a computer with internet and email facilities and for them to have basic computer skills to use Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF's . Assistance can be provided if the participant is having difficulties with any stage of the assessment submission.

Participants of this course will also gain training in the following areas

  1.      AFL Emergency Response Course
  2. Sports Trainer in Action
  3. Principles of Injury Management
  4. Anatomy
  5. Warm-up, Cool Down and Stretching
  6. Drugs in Sport
  7. Common Sporting Injuries and Illnesses
  8. Common Medical Conditions Affecting Athletes
  9. Nutrition and Hydration
  10. Moving an Injured Athlete
  11. Basic spinal care

This course includes several Nationally Recognised units of competency:

  1. HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  2. SISSSPT304A Tape ankle, thumb and fingers

RPL is available for the units contained in this course however fees will be involved with assessment of the RPL 

Generally this course is run for a group of people or a club. Please contact our office if you wish to discuss further

This unit is designed for those who wish to gain a good understanding of first aid and those that are, or wish to become a designated first aider / sports trainer Level 1 at their sporting club. 

It is suitable for most sports. Before attempting any Sports Trainer course with any organisation you should check with your specific sporting code - not all sporting codes recognise all Sports Trainer courses. However they will recognised all the Nationally Recognised units of competence that are embedded in the Sports Trainer courses.

Level 1 Sports Trainer certificate

Nationally Recognised unit/s of Competence 
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
SISSSPT304A Tape ankle, thumb and fingers

Only basic numeracy and literacy skills are needed to attend this course. Access to a computer with internet capability is required to complete the online learning module - as is also basic computer skills eg ability to open files, web browsers etc, using ideally the latest version of CHROME as your web browser. . Completion of this unit does require the student to be able to get onto the floor to perform CPR - this is a licensing requirement of the unit.

If you have ANY special needs ( eg, language / literacy / numeracy difficulties, physical disabilities etc ) that you think may impact on your ability to complete this training please let us know prior to enrolling. 

Completion of the post course assessments is required within 12 months

It is strongly suggested you view the videos on CPR found on our website as well as reading the first aid book which is also available on our website

There is some theory and practical assessment to ensure that the participant has gained the required knowledge and confidence in the skills covered in the unit. You will be required, as per the Training Package, to complete 2 mins of CPR on a CPR manikin. Participants will also be required to demonstrate various practical skills including application of slings etc

In addition to the requirements for the first aid units, you will be required to complete various written, verbal and demonstration assessments during the 2 days as well as completion of a post course portfolio of evidence.

CPR refresher is recommended annually and Provide First Aid at least every 3 years. We suggest that the taping is refreshed at least annually unless it is being practised regularly. 

2 full days face to face training plus post course portfolio - evidence gathering