Guidelines for Accreditation Requirements

Guidelines for Accreditation Requirements 

It is recommended each SAL funded program or athlete has access to the following support staff:

Sports Physician:

  • Full medical practitioner registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. 
  • Fellowship of the Australian College of Sports Physicians (or equivalent).

Physiotherapy:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Physiotherapy with a Masters/PhD in Sport Physiotherapy an advantage (but not essential).
  • Must be a registered physiotherapist with the APA.
  • Must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency.

Massage Therapy:

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage (or equivalent qualifications in Myotherapy) AMT, AAMT, or registration with equivalent professional association
  • Eligible for all health fund provider numbers

Psychology:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology with a Masters/PhD in Sport Psychology.
  • Registered Psychologist with AHPRA.
  • Eligible for membership of APS College of Sport Psychologists.

Nutrition:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Nutrition and Dietetics with a Masters/PhD in a relevant discipline an advantage (but not essential).
  • Must be a registered as an Accredited Practicing Dietitian with DAA.
  • Must be an Accredited Sports Dietitian with SDA.

Strength & Conditioning:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Sport Science/Strength and Conditioning with a post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline an advantage (but not essential).
  • Eligible for Membership of ASCA Professional Coaches Association at Professional level.

Physiology:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Physiology or equivalent discipline with a Masters/PhD in Physiology preferred (but not essential).
  • Eligible to meet employment requirements within the Australian SIS/SAS system.
  • Follow NSSQA guidelines and meet their certification standards where applicable.

Biomechanics:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Biomechanics or equivalent discipline with a Masters/PhD in Biomechanics preferred (but not essential).
  • Eligible to meet employment requirements within the Australian SIS/SAS system.
  • Follow NSSQA guidelines and meet their certification standards where applicable.

Personal Excellence:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Education, Psychology, Career Guidance, Personal Development and/or other relevant area
  • Eligible to meet employment requirements within the Australian SIS/SAS system.
  • Eligibility for membership of the Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA).

Skill Acquisition (optional/bonus due to limited number within SIS/SAS system):

  • Tertiary qualifications in Skill Acquisition or equivalent discipline with a Masters/PhD in Skill Acquisition preferred (but not essential).
  • Eligible to meet employment requirements within the Australian SIS/SAS system.

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