Level 1 Sports Trainers Course

Course Set – Sports Trainer Level 1 (SISSSCO015 & SISSSPT001) – $350 

**Pre-Requisite: HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid**

Upcoming courses:

  • Sunday 24th March 2024
  • Sunday 12th May 2024

Public courses are held at our training centre (link to Google Maps)

Orange First Aid Training Centre
Suite 19
Level 1, Orange Arcade
142-154 Summer St, Orange NSW 2800

Pre-course online theory along with 1 day face to face practical assessment


Orange First Aid Training is excited to launch our Level 1 Sports Trainers Course.

Being a Sports Trainer is much more than just taping athletes and attending to injuries on game day.  The role of Sports Trainers has evolved over time and is more important than ever. This course covers essential knowledge and practical skills necessary for effective athlete preparation and management, sports injury management, including sports taping techniques and the correct methods for transporting injured athletes.

This course is pitched at a range of people, not just Sports Trainers;

  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Coaches
  • Managers or Administrators

This program emphasizes the core principles of sports health and safety. The following topics are covered in this comprehensive course;

  • Introduction to being Sports Trainer
  • Drugs in Sport
  • National Integrity Framework
  • Competition Scheduling and Participant Matching
  • Preparation for Competition
  • Training Plans
  • Competition Strategies and Game Plans
  • Concussion
  • Sports Taping
  • Sports Injury Management
  • Sports Injuries
  • Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Injury and Illness Management
  • Professional Practice as a Sports Trainer

Successful participants will receive a nationally recognised certificate as a Level 1 Sports Trainer. This qualification is considered the minimum standard required to complete the duties of a Sports Trainer in most sports and is recognised across all major Australian sporting codes.

Opportunities to work and develop a career in sports coverage start with the Level 1 Sports Trainers Course.


Units Delivered

  • SISSSCO015 – Prepare participants for sport competition
  • SISSSPT001 – Implement sport injury prevention and management strategies

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Orange First Aid Training

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered at your workplace or club, or at one of our public courses at our training centre

Course Duration

Online with face-to-face assessment – Face to Face contact time of at least 2 Hours

Entry Requirements

An individual enrolling in this course with Allens Training Pty Ltd must demonstrate the following criteria to be eligible for entry:

    The unit requires foundational skills such as reading, oral communication, numeracy, problem-solving, and self-management.  

    Physical capability to be able to meet the demands of practical demonstration skills

    Wearing appropriate attire to allow demonstration of different taping techniques

Online study:  Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.

Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

Learner Rights, Responsibilities and Support

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Certificate Renewal Requirements

This certificate has an industry recommended renewal period of 36 months

Assessment Activities

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:

  • Planning and preparing a participant for sport competition
  • Supporting a participant in a sport competition
  • Reflecting on preparing participant for a sport competition
  • Implement sport injury prevention and management strategies for injuries, illness, and medical condition
  • Sports taping

Theory assessment: A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions.