Basic Sports Trainer Course

Time: 9am - 5pm

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The Basic Sports Trainer course aims to equip participants with injury management principles and basic taping techniques useful for athletes across many sports.

Content Overview

  • The role of a Sports Trainer
  • Principles of injury prevention
  • Principles of injury management
  • Crisis & injury management
  • Transportation of the injured athlete
  • Medical conditions
  • Basic anatomy
  • Upper and lower limb taping
  • Stretches

Target Audience

Anyone interested in game coverage and sports injury management, such as PE teachers, sports scientists, coaches, athletes and parents.

Course Requirements

A valid CPR/AED certificate needs to be presented during registration or within 1 month after completion of the course (excluding the attachment hours).

Course Duration

A. Taught Component:

A total of 40 hours; 8 hours x 5 days

Over 3 consecutive weekends

B. Practical Component:

20 supervised hours of attachment with SSI


First Day

21, 22, 28 & 29  June 2014

12 July 2014

9am on 21 June 2014

Assessment Methods

Assessment will comprise of both theory and practical components.

Dress Code

Participants are expected to wear comfortable sports attire, such as t-shirts, shorts, bermudas, track pants and shoes, throughout the entire duration of the course.

Ladies are expected to wear sports bra for shoulder taping.


Successful completion of the Basic Sports Trainer course is awarded a 2-year accreditation with the Sport Singapore as a Level 1 Sports Trainer.

A valid Basic Sports Trainer accreditation is required for registration for the Advanced Sports Trainer Course.

Course Fees

Basic Sports Trainer Course fees at S$950.00 (inclusive of Goods & Services Tax)

NROC coaches, NSA officials and SpexTEAM carded athletes enjoy a $100 discount upon presentation of relevant documentation.


Registration closes at 4pm, 7th June 2014.  Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Registration has to be completed in person at the:

Singapore Sports Institute

West Wing Level 1

Sport Singapore

230 Stadium Boulevard

Singapore 397799

Interested applicants can contact Gina Yeo 65005453 or Chor Lian/Haryati 65005450 from the Sports Medicine Department to arrange for an appointment time to come for registration.

Please bring along your original valid CPR/AED certificate and a crossed cheque written out to the “Singapore Sports Council”.

Registration via any other channels will NOT be accepted.

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