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Qualification details

SIS30812 - Certificate III in Sports Trainer (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SIS30810 - Certificate III in Sports Trainer• Changes to address new national Work Health and Safety (WHS) Bill and updated legislation. In the core the unit SISXWHS101 Follow work health and safety policies replaces SISXOHS101A Follow occupational health and safety policies. • New units added to the electives: ◦ SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices ◦ SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs ◦ SISSSCO304 Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs ◦ SISSSCO305 Implement selection policies ◦ SISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information ◦ SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes ◦ SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sport psychology ◦ SISSSDE201 Communicate effectively with others in a sport environment. 05/Mar/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to SIS30813 - Certificate III in Sports TrainerIntent of the qualification remains unchanged. HLTFA301C Apply first aid replaced with HLTAID003 Provide first aid in the core. 13/Dec/2013

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 14/Sep/2013
(View details for release 1) 06/Mar/2013

Units of competency

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ICAICT203A - Operate application software packagesOperate application software packagesElective
SISSSDE201 - Communicate effectively with others in a sport environmentCommunicate effectively with others in a sport environmentElective
SISSSPT306A - Deal with medical conditions in a sport settingDeal with medical conditions in a sport settingElective
SISSSTC301A - Instruct strength and conditioning techniquesInstruct strength and conditioning techniquesElective
SISSSPA301A - Coordinate regional touring athletesCoordinate regional touring athletesElective
BSBADM307B - Organise schedulesOrganise schedulesElective
SISXRSK301A - Undertake risk analysis of activitiesUndertake risk analysis of activitiesCore
SISXEMR201A - Respond to emergency situationsRespond to emergency situationsElective
SISSSCO308 - Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychologySupport athletes to adopt principles of sports psychologyElective
ICPMM263C - Access and use the InternetAccess and use the InternetElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 452317 Other Sports Coach Or Instructor 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3993-27 Other Sports Coach 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Professional Sports 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Sports Trainer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 452317 Other Sports Coach Or Instructor 07/Aug/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3993-27 Other Sports Coach 07/Aug/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 07/Aug/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 06/Mar/2013 
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Modification History

The version details of this endorsed qualification are the table below. The latest information is at the top.

Release  

Comments 

2

Imported unit updated: HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid replaces HLTFA402C Apply advanced first aid.

1

Replaces and is equivalent to SIS30810 Certificate III in sports Trainer.

Changes to address new national Work Health and Safety (WHS) Bill and updated legislation. In the core the unit SISXWHS101 Follow work health and safety policies replaces SISXOHS101A Follow occupational health and safety policies.

New units added to the electives:

  • SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
  • SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs
  • SISSSCO304 Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs
  • SISSSCO305 Implement selection policies
  • SISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information
  • SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes
  • SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sport psychology
  • SISSSDE201 Communicate effectively with others in a sport environment.

Description

This qualification 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.

Job roles 

The following is an indicative job role for this qualification:

  • sports trainer.

Pathways Information

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway, however is not suitable for School Based Traineeships/Apprenticeships.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislation, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification of the endorsement.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by the sport industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 

Communication

Communicating with athletes to determine and interpret their specific taping requirements; understanding verbal and written information on injury prevention; providing clear verbal instructions to players on injury prevention and treatment; terminology to interpret information and instructions from sports medicine personnel.

Teamwork

Working as a skilled team member; contributing to positive team dynamics and dealing appropriately with conflict; collaborating with athletes, coaches and sports medicine personnel to determine injury prevention strategies.

Problem Solving

Identifying and taking action to mitigate hazards and risks that may arise during sports training activities; responding to emergency situations within scope of responsibility; recognising individual differences and adapting injury prevention and treatment strategies accordingly; determining appropriate solutions to injury prevention and management problems.

Initiative and enterprise

Showing initiative and independence in assisting with management of sport injuries; adjusting taping techniques to meet players’ needs; taking correct action and following established procedures on discovery of an actual or potential emergency or safety hazard; reflecting on own performance for improvement.

Planning and organisation

Collecting and recording information to undertake the efficient planning and delivery of injury prevention, warm up and cool down programs; time management to schedule player taping to meet training or competition deadlines; allocating resources and equipment to enable the desired activities to be undertaken to meet competition timelines; following organisational policies and procedures to complete sports trainer tasks in an efficient manner.

Self-management

Understanding and complying with the legal and ethical responsibilities that apply to own role as a sports trainer; understanding the boundaries of own role and correctly determining when referral to colleagues or medical or allied health professionals is required; acknowledging, discussing and acting upon feedback provided by coaches, players and other sports medicine personnel to improve own performance.

Learning

Knowing the structure of sports medicine networks and sources of information within the sport industry; keeping well informed of updates and changes to sports medicine techniques, policies, procedures and regulations; analysing new injury prevention strategies for applicability to own situation; accessing professional development opportunities to enhance sports trainer performance.

Technology

Understanding and utilising the operating capability of equipment and software that assists in injury prevention and treatment; selecting, using and maintaining protective sports equipment according to manufacturer specifications and organisational policies and procedures.

Packaging Rules

14 units must be completed:

  • 9 core units
  • 5 elective units, which may be selected from the electives in this qualification or from units first packaged at AQF level 2, 3 or 4 within SIS10; up to 2 of these elective units may be selected from any current accredited course or other Training Package, and must be first packaged at AQF level 3.

In all cases, selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

Core units 

HLTFA301C

Apply first aid

SISSSPT201A

Implement sports injury prevention

SISSSPT302A

Provide initial management of sports injuries

SISSSPT303A

Conduct basic warm-up and cool-down programs

SISSSPT304A

Tape ankle, thumb and fingers

SISSSPT305A

Support sports injury management

SISSSPT307A

Conduct advanced taping

SISXRSK301A

Undertake risk analysis of activities

SISXWHS101

Follow work health and safety policies

General elective units 

BSBADM307B

Organise schedules

BSBWOR301B

Organise personal work priorities and development

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

ICAICT102A

Operate word-processing applications

ICAICT105A

Operate spreadsheet applications

ICAICT106A

Operate presentation packages

ICAICT203A

Operate application software packages

ICAICT210A

Operate database applications

ICPMM263C

Access and use the Internet

SISSSCO101

Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices

SISSSCO303

Plan and deliver coaching programs

SISSSCO304

Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs

SISSSCO305

Implement selection policies

SISSSCO306

Provide drugs in sport information

SISSSCO307

Provide nutrition information to athletes

SISSSCO308

Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology

SISSSDE201

Communicate effectively with others in a sport environment

SISSSPA301A

Coordinate regional touring athletes

SISSSPT306A

Deal with medical conditions in a sport setting

SISSSTC301A

Instruct strength and conditioning techniques

SISXEMR201A

Respond to emergency situations