$50 per person

This course has been designed for individuals who are required to provide first aid to a person

experiencing anaphylaxis until the arrival of medical assistance


 This means being able to identify the triggers, signs and symptoms of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis,

and follow the standard first aid procedures to administer adrenaline using an adrenaline autoinjector

to someone suffering anaphylaxis in the workplace or in the community

Satisfactorily completing all requirement of this course provides the student with the ability to develop risk

management and risk minimisation strategies for individuals diagnosed at risk of anaphylaxis in the workplace


This includes the development and implementation of pre-emergency risk assessment/management and the

development and implementation of individual anaphylaxis management plans

This course provides nationally recognised training for workers, or nominated workplace first aiders, from any

industry sector and addresses the provision of care to adults and/or children in the workplace who are

diagnosed as being at risk of anaphylaxis or displaying signs/symptoms of anaphylaxis



** There are specific industries that require additional training such as childcare workers,

schoolteachers and other related industries

Important information prior to enrolment

Unit(s) Being Delivered

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course


The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909

22300VIC Course in first aid management of anaphylaxis

VU21800 Provide first aid management of anaphylaxis

VU21801 Develop risk minimisation and risk management strategies for anaphylaxis




This course will be delivered:

learning with face to face assessment


Entry Requirements

As a minimum, entrants to this course must have literacy and numeracy competencies equivalent

to the Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2


 An example of an ACSF Level 2 competency is being able to read and comprehend the ASCIA

Action Plan for Anaphylaxis, request appropriate emergency assistance at the scene of the incident

and complete incident reports


In addition, it is recommended that entrants have current competency in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)


Participants must have the physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration such

as positioning a casualty ready to administer an autoinjector and administering the autoinjector


Online study option:  Students must have access to a computer, smart phone, tablet or other electronic

device with access to the internet to complete the online studies and practical assessment


Face to Face – 3 hours (minimum) – full face to face course


Blended delivery – 2 hours (minimum) face to face – with the addition of 1-hour self-paced learning to

be completed prior to attending the face to face course


Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with a scheduled

15-minute face to face practical assessment


Refresher training – 2 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to

provide previous current certificates


Certificate Renewal Requirements

It is recommended that the 22300VIC Course in first aid management of anaphylaxis, be renewed

every 36 months in line with industry standards


What happens at the course?

Learning Activities

Delivery of course information and learning activities.

Assessment Activities

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include: 

Practical demonstrations:


Provide first aid treatment for anaphylaxis and administer adrenaline using a trainer autoinjector device

on a mock casualty

Provide first aid treatment for mild to moderate allergy which progresses to anaphylaxis and administer

adrenaline using a trainer autoinjector device on a mock casualty




The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:


First aid/Incident report form

Complete a risk assessment for anaphylaxis and an individual management plan for a child with anaphylaxis

based on a case study and information providedI

ndividual anaphylaxis management plan for a child, which includes a communication plan to raise awareness of

the child’s allergies, and their anaphylaxis management plan


Theory assessment

A written exam consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions


All questions must be completed.