HTCP - Level I
The HTCP Level I program is the introductory level of the program which introduces the participant to the principles of injury and risk management. Topics include:

Purpose of the Program**
Fair Play Codes
Hockey Trainer's Responsibilities

Risk Management
Medical Information Files and Injury Reporting
First Aid Kit
Bullying, Harassment and Abuse*
Protective Equipment and Hygiene
Injury Prevention Techniques
Emergency Action Plan **
Injury Management Principles**
Injury Recognition and Management **
Spinal Injuries and Concussions **
Injuries and Illness **
Removing Players From Action/Coordinating Return to Play**
Nutrition and Hydration, Hygiene, Performance Enhancing Drugs HIV and Hockey, Exercise Induced Bronchiospam **

Download Safety Requires Teamwork - Safety for All Booklet

Course Length: e-Learning Standard Level 1 approx. 6 hours
Course Length: e-Learning Level 1 Refresher approx. 3 hours
Re-certification: Every 3 years with a universal expiration date of August 31/yr.
No equivalencies are permitted
Examination in class is 75% passing grade

Age Requirement: The minimum age in which a participant can be certified as trainer in the HTCP is 16 years of age, however, the trainer must be at least 2 years older than the team age for which they are a trainer. It is highly recommended that this age group work as an assistant trainer for one (1) year prior to being allowed to take full responsibility for a team.

(*) The Bullying, Harassment and Abuse component that is included in the HTCP is a condensed version derived from the Speak Out program. This module discusses specific topics relating to the hockey trainer, however, it is not a substitute for the “Speak Out” program course. Please contact your Branch/Division for further information on Speak Out/Respect in Sport.

(**) Denotes topics included in the Level 1 Refresher.


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