Implement sports injury prevention

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SISSSPT201A, 'Implement sports injury prevention'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Contribute to injury surveillance.

1.1. Identify the costs of sports injury to the athlete and other key stakeholders.

1.2. Source and access information on sports injuries for the specific sport.

1.3. Monitor occurrence of injury and analyse injury patterns in own sporting area in consultation with appropriate health professionals.

1.4. Identify risk factors that lead to sports injury in own sporting area according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

1.5. Identify preventative measures in consultation with appropriate health professionals.

2. Implement a sport injury prevention program.

2.1. Assess the effectiveness of a range of injury prevention programs relevant to own sporting area in consultation with the coach and relevant health professionals.

2.2. Contribute to the development of a sport injury prevention program according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.3. Apply preventative measures and strategies to minimise sports injuries in own sporting area according to best practice guidelines.

2.4. Monitor and adjust application of injury prevention measures according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.5. Assist in assessment of playing area, facilities and protective equipment for safe participation and advise relevant personnel of problems according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.6. Conduct ongoing monitoring of injury trends and promote preventative measures to athletes to minimise the likelihood of injury according to sport-specific criteria.

2.7. Maintain individual and team protective equipment according to instructions and advise relevant personnel of problems.

3. Contribute to evaluation of injury prevention program.

3.1. Participate in reviewing the effectiveness of the preventative measures in consultation with appropriate health personnel.

3.2. Adjust preventative measures and interventions in response to ongoing injury surveillance.

3.3. Evaluate own performance and identify potential improvements for future implementation of injury prevention programs.

3.4. Contribute feedback to implementation of injury prevention programs.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SISSSPT201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS20410 - Certificate II in Sport Career Oriented Participation
  • SIS30810 - Certificate III in Sports Trainer
  • SIS20510 - Certificate II in Sport Coaching