Sports Trainer Re-accreditation
Sports Trainer accreditation is valid for 3 years and should be updated before the expiry date. The SMA re-accreditation procedure involves demonstrating that you are competent and provides the opportunity to update you skills and knowledge with the latest techniques and information.
Sports Trainers have a six-month grace period after the expiry date of their accreditation, to re-accredit. Failure to re-accredit by this time will require full attendance at the relevant course.
To attend the re-accreditation course, participants must have either a Level 1 or Level 2 Sports Trainer Accreditation as well as a
- Current First Aid Qualification – HLTFA301B – Apply First Aid
- Currrent CPR Qualification – HLTCPR201A – Perform CPR
Designed for those people who are time poor, Sports Medicine Australia now offers two methods for re-accreditatation so you can choose the options that suites you.
OPTION 1 – Internal Accreditation
This option allows sports trainers to attend a re-accreditation course in 1/2 a day.
OPTION 2 – External Accreditation
This option allows sports trainers to re-accredit external to a course by being assessed on a set of competencies by an approved health care professional.
$110 per person (including GST) which includes all materials and resources.
On successful completion of the course, the Sports Trainer will receive a three year National accreditation and identification card.