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Sports Emergency Response Coordinator (including AFL ERC course)

Sports Emergency Response Coordinator ( including AFL ERC course )

This course is ideally suited for ALL sports providing participants with quality first aid skills as well as sports specific additional skills. Sports such as netball, soccer, AFL, cricket, volleyball, indoor sports etc will all benefit from the skills obtained during this course

The Australian Football League (AFL) endorses the training of Emergency Response Coordinators to support football associations, clubs, teams and volunteers to build their capacity to meet the minimum requirements of the Australian Football League Management of Injuries and Medical Emergencies in Community Australian Football Policy.

The ERC is particularly targeted to junior football clubs that may not have a qualified Level 1 sports trainer able to attend games.

The course is well suited for someone who is considering becoming a level 1 sports trainer but currently cannot commit to two full days of training. After obtaining an ERC the qualification can be upgraded to Level 1 Sports Trainer by undertaking three modules.

Course covers:

Course includes

  • a full first aid unit HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • basic taping Tape ankle, thumb and fingers
  • ERC course. This ERC course is fully recognised by the AFL however is of great use for ALL sports

The role of the Emergency Response Coordinator

Emergency planning

Emergency response priorities / on-field assessment of injured participants

Concussion Management

Blood Rule

On field/ Off field communication

Transporting injured participants

How do I enrol?

Please phone our office and discuss your needs with a staff member. 

Target Audience

Participants of all sports, parents with children playing any sport, anyone with an interest in providing quality medical assistance in the sporting environment.

The ERC is particularly targeted to junior football clubs that may not have a qualified Level 1 sports trainer able to attend games.

The course is well suited for someone who is considering becoming a level 1 sports trainer but currently cannot commit to two full days of training. 

Award Issued

AFL recognised ERC certificate 

Nationally Recognised unit/s of Competence  

HLTAID001 Provide CPR

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

 

Course Requirements

Only basic numeracy and literacy skills are needed to attend this course. Access to a computer with internet, as well as basic computer skills is required for completion of this unit

Please see details for HLTAID003 Provide First Aid unit

If you have ANY special needs ( eg, language / literacy / numeracy difficulties, physical disabilities etc ) that you think may impact on your ability to complete this training please let us know prior to enrolling. 

Recertification requirements

CPR refresher and refresher in this unit is required annually or as specified by your employer. Provide First Aid must remain current. This AFL ERC unit should be refreshed every 3 years

Please see HLTAID003 Provide First Aid unit for refresher details

Course Duration

Full day

Pre-course study

It is required that you view the videos on CPR found on our website as well as reading the first aid book which is also available on our website

Assessment requirements

Please see assessment details for HLTAID003 Provide First Aid, basic taping as well as the AFL ERC course

Sports Emergency Response Coordinator (including AFL ERC course)

Award Issued

AFL recognised ERC certificate 

Nationally Recognised unit/s of Competence  

HLTAID001 Provide CPR

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Course Duration

Full day

Full Unit Documents

Please see HLTAID003 Provide First Aid details

Visit the AFL website for full details

 

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First Aid Training with Professional Paramedical Trainers