Certificate III in Sports Trainer

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to undertake a career as a sports trainer at a regional, 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.

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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


BSBADM307 Organise schedules
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
ICPDMT263 Access and use the Internet
ICTICT102 Operate word-processing applications
ICTICT105 Operate spreadsheet applications
ICTICT106 Operate presentation packages
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
ICTICT210 Operate database applications
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
SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes
SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
SISSSDE201 Communicate effectively with others in a sport environment
SISSSPA301A Coordinate regional touring athletes
SISSSPT306A Deal with medical conditions in a sport setting
SISSSTC301A Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
SISXEMR201A Respond to emergency situations

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