Level 3 Sports Trainer

The Level 3 Sports Trainer program builds on the  knowledge and skills acquired in the Level 2 course. Level 3 Sports trainers take on more senior roles at their respective clubs, have a greater skills & knowledge base to draw upon and may act as mentors for Level 1 & 2 trainers.



  • Current Level 2 Sports Trainer. (PSTA, SMA, NRL, SASMA)

  • Minimum 2 years and 150 hours* Sports Trainer experience.

  • **Current Provide First Aid  & Provide CPR certification(* 150 hours experience must be verified either by Logbook, letter from club president or Level 2 Sports Trainer. **Provide First Aid must have been completed within the last 3 years. Provide CPR must have been completed within the last 12 months. Provide First Aid & Provide CPR must be kept current to ensure Sports Trainer remains valid.)

Course Content

  • The course covers the following topics:

  • Advanced assessment & management of the injured athlete

  • Advanced resuscitation & first aid techniques

  • Spinal Injury & concussion management

  • Advanced Taping– Knee, Shoulder Elbow, kinesiology taping basics

  • Strength & conditioning coaching techniques

  • Sports trainers responsibilities regarding Work Health and Safety

  • Mentoring new sports trainers

  • Introduction to sports massage (Optional- Additional cost)

  • Providing pharmacological & non-pharmacological pain relief

Upon completion, successful participants will receive:
Professional Sports Trainers Australia Level 3 Sports Trainer Certificate of Currency
Statement of Attainment with the following units of competency:

  • PUAEME004A - Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury

  • PUAEME005A- Provide Pain Management

  • HLTAID015- Provide Advanced Resuscitation & Oxygen Therapy

  • HLTAID014- Provide Advanced First Aid

*Category 5 Emergency Care delivers nationally recognised training on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909

Click here for additional information on the above units of competency

*Pre-course study is required

Duration- 4 full days face to face

Group bookings  are available with flexible schedules.– Eg– 8 nights instead of 4 full days. (minimum numbers apply)

Cost- $795/person (group discounts available)

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