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Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

22300VIC – Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

Standard, refresher & combined course options

Course description:

This course teaches you to recognise and assist a person suffering an anaphylactic reaction until the arrival of medical assistance. This training session includes the use of adrenaline auto-injecting devices (e.g. EpiPen®/Anapen®). The training also covers prevention and risk minimisation strategies related to allergic reactions and anaphylaxis. It provides the outcomes required to develop and implement a management plan to reduce the risk of severe reactions in individuals diagnosed with anaphylaxis.

The training is in response to the increasing number of individuals in the population with the potential to experience an anaphylaxis allergic reaction.

This course would be suitable for employees of childcare centres, schools, hospitals, community / sporting organisations & general workplaces and also for parents / guardians, family & friends concerned about anaphylaxis.

Standard Course duration:

4 hours face-to-face training

Refresher Course duration:

2 hour face-to-face training

Note: to qualify for a refresher course you would need to have an in-date certificate and bring it to the training session and submit a copy with student paperwork.

Combined Course duration:

Childcare combined Anaphylaxis 22300VIC & Asthma 22024VIC
This nationally recognised course is a skill set combination designed for childcare workers to comply with regulatory changes to the industry.

This course is offered via flexible learning: 3 hours face-to-face training with an online e-learning Anaphylaxis and Asthma workbook prior to face-to-face training.

Combining both courses reduces the cost, ranging from $70 – $90 per participant.

Provide First Aid HLTAID003 (includes Provide CPR) can be included at an additional reduced cost, see course cost. All three accreditations can be completed in just one day (8 hours) with a combination of face-to-face & flexible learning.

Course Content:

  • Types of allergic reactions, anaphylaxis and the potential consequences of the conditions
  • Causes of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Recognise signs and symptoms of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Control the situation and administer first aid treatment for anaphylaxis, including urgent request for emergency assistance
  • The use of the adrenaline auto-injector (e.g. EpiPen®/Anapen®)
  • Identify children and others that may be at risk
  • Identify and understand an Anaphylaxis Action Plan


There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this course. However to be awarded the combined Anaphylaxis & Asthma skills set, completion of the on-line pre course study is required and evidence given to the trainer.


For workplace or onsite classes we come to you (minimum 7 participants). So get a group together, contact others in your industry, clubs, similar groups, friends and family. For individual students please call us to find out the next available course in your area.

Please refer to the contact us section of the website for details.

Certificate validity

Certificate valid for 3 years as per industry standard. The Australian Resuscitation Council recommends a refresher course every 12 months for certain industries.


Course cost is $50 per participant. Large group and corporate discounts may apply. CLICK HERE for further details on course costs.


Emergency Training Australia conducts progressive assessment throughout the course; this includes practical demonstrations as well as a multiple-choice assessment. There is an individual practical assessment of competency in the use of an auto-injector (e.g. EpiPen®/Anapen®). Due to the practical components of the course participants are advised to wear comfortable casual clothing.


This statement of attainment is nationally recognised and workplace approved throughout Australia.

Statement of Attainment:
22300VIC – Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

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