Australian Capital Territory

SMA ACT Lecture Information

SMA ACT can arrange for a qualified and experienced presenter to present any of the below courses within your school or care setting.  Course delivery is flexible and programs can be tailored to meet specific curriculum objectives. For any information about the below courses or to arrange a quote please contact our Safer Sport Manager on P: 02 6247 5115 or E:

Schools Program – SMA ACT is proud to be part of the healthy schools network

“Sideline Help” is a great short course which brings basic principles of first aid and sports medicine to student. Students can gain a greater awareness of the prevention, assessment, management and referral processes of sporting injuries which can not only be applied to meet the requirements of electives within the curriculum, but also provide a safe playing environment within the school system.

“Strap Smart” is a great practical 2 hour workshop for the students to learn the basic principles of taping the ankle, thumb and finger. This short workshop is hands on and students receive a handout and certificate of completion.

Teacher resources are available for short courses which can be taught in schools. click here for more details


Education and Care Setting – HLTAID001 & HLTAID004
Designed for teachers, educators, parents and carers

We deliver a number of courses within the Education & Care Setting around Canberra. As the leaders in our field we pride ourselves in keeping up-to-date with the latest trends and information. All our lecturers work in various setting within the first aid industry allowing us to contextualise our group training bringing real examples into the scenarios.

SMA ACT are the preferred supplier for CIT, our industry partner, ensuring our Education and Care setting courses are consistency updated with the current teachings and terminology used within this sector.

: Hi Trish, thanks so much for coming out on Monday! I’ve had great feedback from all the staff. It was great that the training was customised for Education and Care settings and really made us reflect on current procedures. The evolving scenarios also made you think on your feet!)   Olivia Gerstenberg, COOSH Operations Manager, Holy Family Primary School 

Contact our office to arrange a quote for your group. We have a number of free resources available for your education setting which we can bring to courses. Contact our office today to find our more.

Child First Aid
Designed for parents, carers, and grandparents

80% of childhood injuries occur in the home. This non-accredited course is designed to teach parents and caregivers how to respond calmly to the most common first aid emergency situations around the home and playground. This 3 hour flexible workshop will provides the confidents to act quickly in the moments after an emergency. These precise moments can save your child’s life whilst waiting for professional assistance.

Courses are held for mothers groups, child care centres, parents groups, play groups and are breastfeeding and younger children friendly.  We can accommodate for small or large groups. Topics covered include, Anaphylaxis, Burns, Choking, CPR, Drowning, Fevers, Head Injury & MORE. Discussion will cover the most common causes of injury in the home, give tips on how to prevent them and ideas for your home first aid kits.

The cost is approx. $60.00 per couple, however group rates may apply. Contact our office today and speak to our Safer Sport Manager to discuss a course for your group or to join in with another group already hosting a course. read more……First Aid Awarness & Your Child

Kids First Aid Awarness Talks

Book Winnie the Pooh to come to your school, early learning centre, child care centre and talk to the children in a fun and interactive way. He will bring his freind Henry who is a Raiders supporter and has a sore leg from his last game. Contact our office to arrange for Winnie and Henry to talk to the children.
E: or phone our office 02 6247 5115.

Testemonial:  “It is the second time I have had Sports Medicine come out to our centre to discuss first aid and safety with our children. It is engaging and fun as well as educational for all children present. Thanks for another great program.” Emma Young, Holy Family Early Learning Centre.

Contact Us

National Hockey Centre,
1st Floor, 196 Mouat Street,
Lyneham 2602

Phone: (02) 6247 5115

Fax: (02) 6230 6676

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