Sports Trainers + First Aid Courses

Information and Registration details for NFNL Sports Trainers or First Aid Course.

2024 NFNL Trainer Information & Requirements

The NFNL has aligned in 2024 with AFL Victoria policy 16. Injury Management – AFL National Community Football Policy Handbook which describes trainers’ requirements as below and in which the league will now recognise qualified medical practitioners as trainers.

(Refer to definitions below)

Minimum Requirements
• Seniors Men/Women, Reserves, Under 19.5, Juniors Under 13-18 – Must have one person who is an accredited Level 1 Sports trainer or Qualified Medical Practitioner
• Juniors U9-12 – Must have one person who is Level 1 First Aid, or Level 1 Sports Trainer or is a Qualified Medical Practitioner.

Definitions
• First Aider means a person who has obtained a nationally accredited first aid certificate which is current and up-to-date and includes assessed competencies HLTAID003 (Provide First Aid)
• Level 2 Sports Trainer means a person who has completed a Controlling Body-approved Level 2 Sports Trainer Course which is current and up to date;
• Level 1 Sports Trainer means a person who has completed a Controlling Body-approved Level 1 Sports Trainer Course which is current and up to date;
• Qualified Medical Professional (QMP) means a qualified doctor, paramedic, physiotherapist, osteopath, chiropractor, registered nurse or firefighter with Emergency Management Competency and/or appropriate first aid competencies.

Register for an NFNL Sports Trainers or First Aid Course.

Registrations can be made for a host of courses, which include:
• First Aid
• CPR
• Ankle, Groin and Hamstring Injury Management
• Sports Training

The courses are conducted by NFNL medical training partners Alphington Sports Medicine and Colbrow Medics.

To register for the courses, please click on the links below:

2024 First Aid Training Courses Booking Form

Sports Trainers Course 

Trainers Course (Additional Education) – Ankle, Groin and Hamstring Injuries