Anaphylaxis Asthma and CPR

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Anaphylaxis Asthma and CPR

Anaphylaxis Asthma and CPR

Course Set
22556VIC (Asthma) & 22300VIC (Anaphylaxis)

Anaphylaxis Asthma and CPR

Competencies covered within the course, include:

22556VIC – 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

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.

This is Nationally Recognised Training.

A Statement of Attainment will be issued following successful completion of this course from our partner RTO Allen’s Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

This course is conducted in house at the SFASS Training Centre, or we can come to you for bookings of five or more.

  • 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.
  • 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

  • Refresher training – 3 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

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:
    • 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.

Currency and refresher training requirements: Requirements for first aid competencies, including refresher training, are dependent on both the state/territory jurisdiction as well as the industry sector. Refresher training and currency of first aid knowledge and skills is to be demonstrated in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines (, Guidelines of Australian national peak clinical bodies, Relevant industry regulations, and State/territory legislation and regulations. There is no industry recommended renewal identified on the certificate, employers are recommended to consult with stakeholders to identify appropriate training periods.

  • Course cost $70, discounts may apply for bookings of Five or more students.

  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.

  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

No work placement will be required as part of this course.

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

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Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allen’s Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

The “ Training Student Handbook” will provide you with information concerning the terms and condition, course assessment requirements, rights and responsibilities of the student and the course assessment requirements