Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) has suspended all face to face Safer Sport course delivery in an attempt to minimize and manage the potential risks presented by COVID-19. SMA will continue to offer online course content including theory components for some first aid, emergency care and Sports Trainer courses during this period of community social distancing.  

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Course Outline 

This is an advanced taping course which covers taping techniques for the knee, shoulder, elbow and achilles. The course also covers basic anatomy.

Course Prerequisites

Prospective participants must have completed the Level 1 Sports Trainer course, Introduction to Sports Taping, or provide evidence of equivalent experience.

Certificates

Upon completion of this training, students will receive a Certificate of 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 4 hours and involves a combination of theoretical and practical instruction.

Assessment

Students will be assessed as follows:

  • Presenter observation and practical assessment

Course Resources

Students are provided with the following course resources:

  • Sports tape (as required) and associated materials

Policies

Please read and be familiar with all our training policies.

Advanced Sports Taping Courses