Level 1 Sports
Trainer – Allied Health
We encourage all working Sports Trainers to become a SMA Sports Trainer Associate or SMA Member. Both packages include our exclusive Sports Trainer insurance which provides cover for public liability, products liability, professional indemnity and personal accident cover, plus numerous other benefits that support you in your work – from community level right through to elite sport.
These packages are only available to accredited SMA sports trainers (either Level 1 Sports Trainer and/or Level 2 Sports Trainer).
Take advantage of a 30% discount on your Sport Trainer Associate package ($105 instead of $150) when purchasing an already discounted “course plus membership bundle” at the point of registration to any of SMA’s Sports Trainer or Sports Trainer Reaccreditation Courses on offer. Once the bundle is purchased, membership discount will be applied to all future Sports Trainer or Sports Trainer Reaccreditation Course registrations. Find out more about the benefits of being a Sports Trainer Associate here.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a Sports Medicine Australia Level 1 Sports Trainer accreditation (valid for 3 years).
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 thelocal SMA office (in the state where the course is to be held). This ensures the student has the necessary skills to undertake the training and assessment requirements.
The Allied Health Program is delivered via 9 hours of training.
This course is a shortened version of the SMA Level 1 Sports Trainer course, due to the prior knowledge and experience of eligible students.
Students will be assessed as follows:
- Lecturer observation and practical scenario assessment
- Taping of the ankle, thumb and finger
- Written assessment
Students are provided with the following course resources:
- Sports tape and associated materials
- Sports Medicine for Sports Trainers textbook
- Various stretchers
- First aid kit for scenarios
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