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League First Aid Course

The League First Aid course covers how to manage emergency situations and apply first aid in a Rugby League environment as well as injury management, crisis management, concussion management and transporting an injured athlete.  

Participants are required to complete 3 online learning modules, these include:

– The Role of the First Responder
– Concussion Management in Rugby League
– Online Injury Reporting – Community Rugby League

All candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a digital Statement of Attainment for the units of competency:

– HLTAID011 Provide First Aid,
– HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

As well as a digital League First Aid certificate issued by the NRL.

Note: Candidates who already hold a current first and CPR certification can apply for recognition of prior learning. 


New or continuing students undertaking nationally recognised training need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolment for this course. To get a USI or check if you have a USI please visit

Students must have a USI to be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.


Must be at least 18 years of age. 

Course Content

The League First Aid course includes NRL specific content and both of the following nationally recognised units of competency:

  • HLTAID009 Provide CPR
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

This course provides prospective First Responder, teachers, coaches, administrators and parents with the skills and knowledge to respond to emergency situations, apply appropriate first aid procedures, and communicate about and report on first aid incidents in a range of situations, including community, sporting and/or workplace settings.   

League First Aid is the NRL’s minimum requirement for working with players between 6 and 15 years of age. For players 16 years and over, the minimum requirement is Level 1 Sports Trainer.

Additional information

If you are feeling sick, unwell or have a temperature please do not attend the course. Whilst at the course please always practice social distancing and safe hygiene practices. 

Please bring pen and paper, closed in footwear and a drink bottle. Please note meals are not provided as part of the course. Participants are encouraged to bring their own meals, snacks and water.

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