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)
• 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.
• 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
• 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: