AFL ERC Course

AFL ERC course
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Course Code :
AFL ERC Course
Course Validity :
Valid Australia Wide

Location:  Noble Park, Bulleen and Bandoora or your venue for group bookings

Instructor : ERC Trainer

AFL ERC (Emergency Response Coordinator) Course


Our students learn to understand and implement emergency management procedures, provide immediate assessment and management of acute on field injuries and medical emergencies, basic knowledge of first aid and administration of salbutamol using a spacer and other common medications children may be taking. They will also learn the signals for communication on and off the field and how to give discharge advice.

Entry Requirements:

Participants must be able to do lifting


  • Blended delivery – 3 hours (minimum) face to face course
  • Online Training with Face to Face Assessment – 30 minutes (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of 2.5 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course.

Qualification Issued

Certificate of completion

  • Legislative Authorisations : AFL
  • Certificate Validity Legislature : Approval valid for 3 years from the completion date  provided 10 hours per season is maintained


Due to the practical components of the course, participants are advised to wear comfortable clothing.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand and implement emergency management procedures
  • Provide immediate assessment and management of acute on field injuries and medical emergencies including:
    • Soft tissue injures
    • Concussion
    • CPR
    • Running onto field
    • On field communication
    • Calling 000
    • Transporting injured patients off field
    • Calling off the game if necessary

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

  • Attendance at all sections of the AFL ERC course is required
  • Active participation in group activities and discussions involved in the training program
  • Successfully complete progressive practical assessments. Progressive assessment of the competencies will be conducted throughout the course
  • Successfully complete either a multiple-choice theoretical assessment, demonstrate practical application of skills or answer structures verbal questions in a one on one or group capacity by the end of the course
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