Level 2 Sports Trainer

  • Delivery Partner: Sports Medicine Australia is the registered training organisation for Level 2 Sports Trainer Courses. (RTO) Provider number 110086.
  • Duration: the Level 2 Sports Trainer Course is conducted over 20 hours Face to Face with additional eLearning.
  • Cost: $350
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Qualifications Received:
    • Provide Emergency Care for Suspected Spinal Injury (PUAEME004A)
    • NRL Level 2 Sports Trainer Certificate
    • SMA Level 2 Sports Trainer Certificate
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Click here to apply for RPL
  • Pre requisites: Candidates must hold a current Level 1 Sports Trainer qualification. The qualification must be current, or expired for less than 6 months. Candidates must also have:
    • HLTAID001 Provide CPR completed within last 6 months;
    • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid completed within the last 24 months
  • Course Modules: all candidates will complete the following modules:
    1. The Role of the Level 2 Sports Trainer
    2. Concussion Management
    3. Athlete Well-being and Mental Health 
    4. Sports Specific Massage
    5. Advanced Taping
    6. Triage and First Response (wound management)
    7. Provide Emergency Car for Suspected Spinal Injury (PUAEME004A)
  • Post-Course Requirements: there are no post-course requirements; all candidates will receive the accreditation on completion.
  • Re-accreditation: All course participants will need to complete a re-accreditation course prior to their qualification expiring. If the qualification lapses, trainers are not permitted to perform the duties of a Sports Trainer. Any expired qualification will be able to re-accredit up to 12 months after their expiry date. 

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