Course Outline

The Level 1 Sports Trainers course is designed to introduce participants to the basic knowledge and skills required by a Sports Trainer. These skills include the management of specific sporting injuries, sports taping and transporting an injured athlete. This course educates prospective sports trainers, teachers, coaches, administrators and parents on the basic principles of sports medicine.The successful completion of the Level 1 Sports Trainer course provides an opportunity for participants to become an SMA Accredited Sports Trainer.  This the standard required to perform the duties of a Sports Trainer in most major Australian sporting codes.

The course covers the following units:

  • Sports Trainer in Action
  • Principles of Injury Management
  • Anatomy
  • Warm-up, Cool Down and Stretching
  • Drugs in Sport
  • Common Sporting Injuries and Illnesses
  • Common Medical Conditions Affecting Athletes
  • Nutrition and Hydration
  • Sports Taping
  • Moving an Injured Athlete

Course Pre-Requisites

  • Current First Aid (HLTAID003) Certificate
  • Current CPR (HLTAID001) Certificate

Certificates

Upon completion of this training, students will receive a Statement of Course Attendance.

Entry

To enrol, students must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Children under 16 may be accepted on a case-by-case basis upon application to their local SMA state branch (in the state where the course is to be held). This ensures the student has the necessary skills to undertake training and assessment requirements.

Delivery Mode/Duration

The course is delivered over 16 hours and is a combination of theoretical and practical instruction.

Assessment

Students will be assessed as follows:

  • Presenter observation and practical assessment
  • Taping of ankle and thumb
  • Multiple choice exam

Course Resources

Students are provided with the following course resources:

  • Sports tape (as required) & associated materials

Policies

Please read and be familiar with all our training policies.

Course NameStateLocationStart Date & TimeEnd Date & TimePrice 
41843 - Level 1 Sports Trainer QLD - Bundaberg - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerQueenslandBundaberg - Archem Technologies28-Apr-2018 @ 8:30 AM29-Apr-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer - Bundaberg $285.00

31822 - Alberton Trainers - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerVictoriaFish Creek Football Club29-Apr-2018 @ 9:00 AM06-May-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

31825 - Swan Hill - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerVictoriaSwan Hill Football Netball Club06-May-2018 @ 9:00 AM13-May-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

21813AH - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNew South WalesSports House Sydney Olympic Park13-May-2018 @ 8:30 AM13-May-2018 @ 4:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer - Allied Health $165.00

01856 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNorthern TerritoryLand Rover Rugby Park19-May-2018 @ 8:30 AM20-May-2018 @ 5:30 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

31805 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerVictoriaSports House Victoria19-May-2018 @ 9:00 AM20-May-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

01856 - Darwin - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNorthern TerritoryLand Rover Rugby Park19-May-2018 @ 8:30 AM20-May-2018 @ 5:30 PML1ST - SMA Level 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

21812AH - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNew South WalesSports House Sydney Olympic Park20-May-2018 @ 8:30 AM20-May-2018 @ 4:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer - Allied Health $165.00

318104 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerVictoriaSports House Victoria24-May-2018 @ 9:00 AM24-May-2018 @ 5:00 PML1ST (Allied Health) With Manual $190.00

61830 - Allied Health Level 1 Sports Trainer - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerWestern AustraliaDSR - WA26-May-2018 @ 8:30 AM26-May-2018 @ 5:30 PML1ST (Allied Health) With Manual $190.00

118170 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerAustralian Capital TerritoryNational Hockey Centre - Conference Room23-Jun-2018 @ 8:30 AM24-Jun-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

21801AH - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNew South WalesSports House Sydney Olympic Park23-Jun-2018 @ 8:30 AM23-Jun-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer - Allied Health $190.00

61810* - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerWestern AustraliaDSR - WA23-Jun-2018 @ 8:30 AM24-Jun-2018 @ 5:00 PMComplimentary $0.00

61812* - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerWestern AustraliaDSR - WA25-Aug-2018 @ 8:30 AM26-Aug-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

118176 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerAustralian Capital TerritoryNational Hockey Centre - Conference Room06-Oct-2018 @ 8:30 AM07-Oct-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

61815 - Level 1 Sports Trainer (Allied Health) - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerWestern AustraliaDSR - WA17-Nov-2018 @ 8:30 AM17-Nov-2018 @ 5:30 PMComplimentary $0.00