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The NRL Level 1 Sports Trainer course educates participants on the basic principles of first aid, sports injury management, and sports injury prevention. The Level 1 course will qualify participants to act in the role of First Responder for all age groups on game day in accordance with the NRL On-Field Policy.
Course Structure and Duration
The course is a blended delivery with some pre-course eLearning followed by a Face to Face Workshop. The workshop can be delivered over a weekend, or over multiple nights. Please check the specific course you wish to attend for exact times.
Participants must be at least 18 years of age to complete a Level 1 Sports Trainer Course.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Participants who already hold current qualifications can apply for RPL and will only need to complete some elements of the course at a reduced cost. These qualifications are:
There may also be other medical qualifications that can apply for some RPL. To apply, please click this link and complete the application form.
At the conclusion of the course, participants will receive the following qualifications
New or continuing students undertaking nationally recognised training need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolment for this course.
Your USI will provide you with access to an online record of your training since 1 January 2015 and allow training transcripts to be produced. To find out more about USIs, click here. Enrolling students will be required to enter their USI to proceed with enrolment.
If you do not have a USI, or want to verify your USI number, please visit the Australian Government’s USI website here (takes 3 minutes to create a USI).
Students who do not provide a valid USI will be deemed an incomplete enrolment and will not be able to access course content.
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The NRL Level 1 Sports Trainer course educates participants on the basic principles of first aid, sports injury management, and sports injury prevention.
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All Level 1 and Level 2 Sports Trainers will have up to a 12 months’ grace period, from their expiry date, to complete their re-accreditation. After this grace period, trainers will need to re-complete a Level 1 or Level 2 Sports Trainer course to remain qualified.