Certificate III in Sports Trainer

Sport SA

This qualification is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It 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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


14 units: 9 core; 5 electives

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide first aid; Follow WHS policies; Undertake risk analysis of activities; Implement sports injury prevention; Conduct basic warm-up and cool-down programs; Tape ankle, thumb and fingers; Support sports injury management; Provide initial management of sports injuries; Conduct advanced taping. Electives: Organise personal work priorities and development; Operate presentation packages; Provide drugs in sport information; Deal with medical conditions in a sport setting; Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology; Instruct strength and conditioning techniques; Access and use the Internet; plus more.

Related Careers:

Sports Administrator, Sports Coach,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
West Beach No info No
Established in 1999, Sport SA is a Registered Training Organisation providing a range of training opportunities for sport and recreation organisations. Sport SA offers sport-specific training programs and training can be tailored to suit the needs of the student.

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