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

asthma and/or anaphylaxis until the arrival of medical assistance


 This means being able to identify the triggers, signs and symptoms and follow the standard first aid procedures

to administer medication according to condition

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 asthma and/or

anaphylaxis in the workplace


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

and the development and implementation of individual 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 or displaying signs/symptoms



** There are specific industries that require additional training such as childcare workers, school teachers and other related industries

Important information prior to enrolment

Units 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

22282VIC Course in the management of asthma risks and emergencies in the workplace

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  

Course Delivery 

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 and for administering

asthma medication


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 – 4.5 hours (minimum) – full face to face course


Blended delivery – 3 hours (minimum) face to face course – with the addition of 1.5-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

30-minute face to face practical assessment

Refresher training – 3 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to

provide previous current certificates

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: 

Performance tasks:Administer asthma medication without a spacer

Administer the adrenaline autoinjector for anaphylaxis

First aid for allergic reaction and anaphylaxis


Practical scenarios


 Breathing difficulties

Asthma Documentation

The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:


First aid/Incident report form

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

asthma and anaphylaxis based on a case study and information provided

Individual asthma and anaphylaxis management plan for a child, which includes a communication plan to

raise awareness of the child’s allergies, triggers and their management plan


Theory assessment


A written assessment consisting of short answer and multiple-choice questions


The student must complete all assessment questions

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