Level 1 Sports Trainers Course

02/02/2021 17:30 to 02/02/2021 21:00
Online via Webcast

Course Information 

To achieve the Level 1 Sports Trainers Accreditation participants will need to complete 3 components:

  1. Online Emergency Responder Course to be completed prior to webinar;
  2. Attend live theory webinar (done on February 2)
  3. Complete practical assessment session in person

You must complete all 3 components to become an Accredited Sports Trainer plus provide evidence of current Provide First Aid (HLTAID003 - valid for 3 years) & CPR (HLTAID001 - valid for 12 months) certificates. 


Level 1 Theory Component Date and Times:

Tuesday February 2nd at 5:30pm -9:00pm (select Webinar option at first step of Registration)


Practical Component Date and Times:

Practical assessment sessions will be held in the following locations (after selecting webinar option you will be asked to select the location of where you will attend the practical assessment in the second step of your Registration):

·       Kidman Park               February 7th 2021, 9am-12pm

·       Eyre Peninsula             (TBC)

·       Fleurieu Peninsula        (TBC)

·       Mid North                      (TBC)

·       Riverland                      (TBC)

·       South East                    (TBC)

·       Yorke Peninsula            (TBC)

Cost:    $240 per person (including GST)

Each registrant must have their own unique email address

Registrations for this course will close 5pm Monday 1 February, 2021


Level 1 Sports Trainers Courses

The Level 1 Sports Trainer assists athletes in the prevention of injuries and provides initial sports injury management.  Level 1 Sports Trainers work at sporting clubs, school sports days, national and international events.

You will cover the following topics:

·        Introduction to being a Sports Trainer 

·        Functional Anatomy and Injury Management 

·        Injury Prevention

·        Medical Conditions 

·        Trunk Injuries

·        Concussion 

·        Head and Spinal Injuries

·        Wound Management for Sport

·        Moving the Injured Athlete

·        Ankle, Thumb and Finger Taping 

·        Upper Limb and Lower Limb Injuries


                    Course prerequisites

·  A current Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) & CPR certificate is required to receive Accreditation. This can be completed prior to or after the course however accreditation will not be granted until evidence of current certificates has been received.


 On successful completion of a SASMA Sports Trainers course?

·  A National Accreditation lasts for 3 years and is issued on successful completion of the course.  On Successful completion of the SASMA Sports Trainers courses candidates will be eligible to apply for Sports Trainer Membership and insurance through Sports Medicine Australia.



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