Level 1 Sports Trainer

Course Outline

The NRL Level 1 Sports Trainer course covers how to manage emergency situations and apply first aid in a Rugby League environment as well as injury management, crisis management, concussion management, sports taping and transporting an injured athlete. The course is a blended delivery with both eLearning and face to face training.  

NRL eLearning

Participants are required to complete 5 online learning modules, these include:

  • The Role of the First Responder
  • Concussion Management in Rugby League
  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Nutrition and Hydration
  • Activity for Injury Prevention

Face to Face Training

Participants will be required to attend 12 hours face to face training which includes: 

  • HLTAID009 Provide CPR
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • Injury and Illness Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Managing Wounds, Fractures and Dislocations
  • Head and Spinal Injury Management
  • Managing Common Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Sports Taping


All participants who successfully complete the NRL Level 1 Sports Trainer course will receive the following qualifications:

  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • NRL Level 1 Sports Trainer certificate 

Recognition of Prior Learning

Before you register

Do you already hold current CPR and First Aid or are you a registered Allied Health Professional? You may be eligible for RPL.

Level 1 Sports Trainer

The course will qualify participants to perform the First Responder role for all age groups on game day in Community Rugby League.

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