Mr Paramedic’s Level 1 Sports Trainer course is a nationally recognised course aimed at introducing participants to the basic knowledge and skills required by a Level 1 Sports Trainer. The course covers the management of specific sporting injuries, sports taping of the ankle, thumb and fingers and transporting an injured athlete. This course educates aspiring sports trainers, teachers, coaches, administrators and parents of the basic training requirements of a Level 1 Sports Trainer.
Course instructors are also qualified Paramedics and Exercise Physiologists. Sports Trainer courses are delivered right across Australia. Mr Paramedic courses are designed to ensure trainers have the skills to assist injured players whilst maintaining the health and safety of all those at the game.
Applicants must have current First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003) to undertake the Sports Trainers courses. If an applicant doesn’t have a current First Aid certificate, we offer a combined Level 1 Sports Trainer and First Aid course. Please email to book.
The Level 1 Sports Trainer course will give you the confidence and knowledge to deal with situations you will see in your sporting code. Participants who successfully complete this training will have the minimum competencies required to fulfil the role of a Level 1 Sports Trainer.
The Mr Paramedic Level 1 Sports Trainer courses are nationally recognised covering many topics including –
Please note: whilst this course covers the required competencies for most sporting codes some sporting codes require further training. Please ensure you are aware of the course codes you require so we can advise of any additional units you will need to undertake to fulfil your sport’s requirements.
Mr Paramedic has been endorsed by the Australian Football League (AFL) to conduct Emergency Response Coordinator (ERC) courses. In an ERC course, participants learn how to understand and implement emergency management procedures, and provide immediate assessment and management of acute on-field injuries and medical emergencies.
The AFL endorses the training of Emergency Response Coordinators to support football associations, clubs, teams and volunteers to build their capacity to meet the minimum requirements of the Australian Football League Management of Injuries and Medical Emergencies in Community Australian Football Policy.
The ERC is particularly targeted to junior football clubs that may not have a qualified Level 1 Sports Trainer able to attend games. The course is well suited for someone who is considering becoming a level 1 Sports Trainer but currently cannot commit to undertaking the training. After obtaining an ERC the qualification can be upgraded to Level 1 Sports Trainer by undertaking three modules.
Applicants must have a current First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003) to undertake the ERC course. If an applicant doesn’t have a current First Aid certificate, they can complete the combined ERC/First Aid course. Please email to book into the combined course.
Course instructors are also qualified Paramedics and Exercise Physiologists. ERC courses are delivered right across Australia. Mr Paramedic courses are designed to ensure trainers have the skills needed to assist injured players whilst maintaining the health and safety of all those at the game.
Topics covered in the courses include –
All participants who successfully complete this training will have the minimum competencies required to fulfill the role of an Emergency Response Coordinator at an Australian Football event. This includes the minimum competencies in emergency management procedures and responses, and the assessment and immediate management of severe injuries and life threatening medical emergencies required by at least one person in attendance at all games and training.
PLEASE NOTE: The AFL has mandated the above qualification is the minimum competency an individual must hold to officiate as a sports trainer at AFL games.
This Emergency Response Coordinator (AFL-endorsed) course runs on-demand. Discounts apply for group bookings of six or more people.
Contact or 0400 019 158 for more information and to book your course.
The Kinesiology Taping course is an advanced taping course teaching the techniques of kinesio tape. Kinesio taping can be used during sport as a preventative to injury, and post sport as a recovery tool. It lifts the skin and allows blood flow around the affected area, and in some aspects is a preferred option over rigid tape.
Participants who successfully complete this training will have the competencies and confidence required to apply kinesio tape as a preventative.
Course instructors are experienced Paramedics and Exercise Physiologists.
Topics covered include –
This Kinesio Taping (Advanced Taping) course runs on-demand. Discounts apply for group bookings of six or more people.
Mr Paramedic’s Introduction to Sports Taping course provides the minimum skill set and knowledge of taping sports participants. It aims to educate on the practical application of taping, whilst understanding the main purpose of sports taping. The course is ideal for coaches, trainers, parents and first aid officials. Participants who successfully complete this training have the minimum competencies required for game day sports taping.
Topics covered include –
Note – Mr Paramedic also offer the Advanced Sports Taping course (Kinesio Taping) for those who have already completed this course.