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 
318105 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerVictoriaSports House Victoria21-Jun-2018 @ 9:00 AM21-Jun-2018 @ 5:00 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

31806 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerVictoriaSports House Victoria23-Jun-2018 @ 9:00 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

21821 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNew South WalesBodyworx Physio14-Jul-2018 @ 9:00 AM15-Jul-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

41881 SMA Level 1 Sports Trainer - Brisbane - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerQueenslandSports House Milton11-Aug-2018 @ 8:30 AM12-Aug-2018 @ 5:30 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer - Brisbane $285.00

61838 - Allied Health Level 1 Sports Trainer (Murdoch Students Only) - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerWestern AustraliaMurdoch University12-Aug-2018 @ 8:30 AM12-Aug-2018 @ 5:00 PML1ST (Allied Health) With Manual $190.00

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

01908 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNorthern TerritoryEagle Training - Alice Springs08-Sep-2018 @ 8:30 PM09-Sep-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

41891 SMA Level 1 Sports Trainer - Gold Coast - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerQueenslandGold Coast - Runaway Bay Super Sports Centre08-Sep-2018 @ 8:30 AM09-Sep-2018 @ 5:30 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer - Gold Coast $285.00

21803 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNew South WalesSports House Sydney Olympic Park08-Sep-2018 @ 8:30 AM09-Sep-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

01909 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNorthern TerritoryLand Rover Rugby Park15-Sep-2018 @ 8:30 AM16-Sep-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00

21802AH - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNew South WalesSports House Sydney Olympic Park29-Sep-2018 @ 8:30 AM29-Sep-2018 @ 5:00 PML1ST (Allied Health) $190.00

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

61840 - Allied Health Level 1 Sports Trainer - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerWestern AustraliaDSR - WA06-Oct-2018 @ 8:30 AM06-Oct-2018 @ 5:30 PML1ST (Allied Health) $190.00

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

21804 - L1ST - Level 1 Sports TrainerNew South WalesSports House Sydney Olympic Park17-Nov-2018 @ 8:30 AM18-Nov-2018 @ 5:00 PMLevel 1 Sports Trainer $285.00