Certificate III in Sports Trainer

What is this qualification?

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual likely to undertake a career as a sports trainer at a regional or state or territory level. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include performing pre and post event taping as part of providing injury prevention and treatment for athletes, developing warm up and cool down programs and assisting with the management of sports injuries under the guidance of a health professional. Those with this qualification would also liaise with coaching and other related support staff.

Delivery Schedule

Core Unit Mandatory to complete all 9 Units
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SISSSPT201A Implement sports injury prevention
SISSSPT302A Provide initial management of sports injuries
SISSSPT303A Conduct basic warm-up and cool-down programs
SISSSPT304A Tape ankle, thumb and fingers
SISSSPT305A Support sports injury management
SISSSPT307A Conduct advanced taping
SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities
SISXWHS101 Follow work health and safety policies
Elective Stream 1
SISSSCO512 Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness
SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes
SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
SISSSTC301A Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
SISXEMR201A Respond to emergency situations
Elective Stream 2 
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs
SISSSCO304 Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs
SISSSCO305 Implement selection policies
SISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information