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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.

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

22300VIC - Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
22556VIC - Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

Refresher At least 3 Hours
Blended At least 3 Hours
Face-to-Face At least 4 Hours 30 Mins
Online with face-to-face assessment At least 30 Mins

It is recommended that students will be best equipped to successfully undertake the training if they have language, literacy and oral communication skills that align to Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

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, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online studies and practical assessment.

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

Certificates will require renewal after 36 months

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 allenstraining.com.au (https://www.allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook.aspx) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Performance tasks:

  • Administer asthma medication (with spacer) using a personal asthma action plan
  • Administer asthma medication without a spacer
  • Administer the adrenaline autoinjector for anaphylaxis
  • First aid for allergic reaction and anaphylaxis


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.

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909