School Courses

SASMA are pleased to offer a range of workshops in schools across SA. With a variety of education, there are a number of skills students can learn that can assist their studies, as well as future career pathways.

We offer fun and interactive courses that develop skillsets that can be used in everyday life.

Attention HPE, Sports Coordinators, Leaders of Learning:

  • Do you an integrated SACE program you are looking to add value to?
  • Do you have students in year 10-12 who are interested in careers in Medicine, Sports, Health or Fitness?
  • Do you have a Flexible Learning Options program that is looking to connect students to the community?
  • Do you have students who are looking to obtain 10 SACE points?

The SA Sports Medicine Association is the leading educator for Sport Sciences and Sports Medicine in South Australia.

Our workshops can be tailored to suit your schools’ preferences, schedule and needs, we encourage you to contact us to discuss what options there are for your students.

These courses provide valuable and authentic lifelong skills for your students.

Level 1 Sports Trainer Course. Recognised SACE Program (10 points)


The course was very beneficial to senior students at RMSC as they were able to apply the knowledge they learnt within class by volunteering at a sporting club.  This opportunity has created a pathway into employment and also supports the needs of the community at grass roots through to elite level sport. Students wellbeing has developed as they have grown in confidence in applying knowledge in sporting injuries in sports, they are passionate about. Roma Mitchell College

Topics Covered

The role of a sports trainer

Injury prevention and management principles

Wound management

Common soft/hard tissue injuries

Concussion recognition and management

Medical conditions

Basic sports taping (ankle, thumb and finger)

Transport and stretcher use

TOTAPS and injury management scenarios


This course has great synergy with any career pathways in Sports, Medicine, Health, Sciences and Fitness.


Must be at least 16 years of age to receive SASMA Accreditation.
A current Provide First Aid (HLTAID011- valid for 3 years) & CPR (HLTAID009 - valid for 12 months) certificate is required to receive SASMA Accreditation.
Course Structure

  • An online component including assessment component to be completed prior to the Practical day
  • A full day face to face component to complete practical assessments*

* Can be run over 2 or 3 days (6.5 hours total), dependent on your schools’ preferences.

Claim 10 SACE points

For students to claim the 10 points, in addition to completing the course and prerequisites, they must also complete:

  • 5 short online courses on a variety of relatable topics such as: Concussion, Ethics in Sport, dealing with harassment and discrimination.
  • Log 35 hours Trainer Experience with a Level 1 Sports Trainer or higher. A great opportunity for students to connect with local clubs or help at School events. This is easy to achieve through a student's own sporting pursuits, as well as through friends and family members.
  • Conduct a 10-minute video presentation on their favourite topic from the course.


Level 1 Sports Trainer Course: $180 per student *

*Discounted from the standard course fee of $275.00

To discuss running a Level 1 Sports Trainer Course at your school, contact Alex Hendrick at – or call (08) 8234 6369.

Other Workshops


In addition to the Level 1 Course, there are a number of other workshops we offer the SA schools community.

 “Blackwood High School had SASMA deliver a Sports Taping Course and a tailored Concussion Education Session to our year 9, 10 and 11 Football and Netball Students in Term 2. These workshops were a fantastic introduction for over 100 students, learning important information on injuries and management. The information delivered to these students is beneficial in both their sporting pursuits and as they begin to navigate their career pathways."

Please contact if you would like to discuss running a workshop, we can tailor each course to your schools needs and preferences. If there is any other topic you would like to explore, please let us know!