Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

This course gives you the skills and knowledge to skills and knowledge to assist a casualty suffering a severe allergic reaction until the arrival of medical assistance. Participants also gain knowledge of recognition, management, prevention and risk minimisation of allergic reactions.

Who is this course for?

Any worker, volunteer or member of the public who needs to be able to minimise risks and manage allergic reactions in community or workplace settings.

Additional first aid training in Anaphylaxis is recommended for workers in childcare and school settings.

What is covered in this course?

The course includes:

  • Triggers, signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction
  • Use of the Epi-Pen adrenaline auto-injector
  • Action plans and risk minimisation strategies for anaphylaxis emergencies
  • Review of an anaphylaxis incident

Are there any preconditions for attending this course?

  • No prior knowledge is required but students need sufficient language and literacy skills; ACSF level 2 or above is recommended.
  • Minimum age 17.
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) number. If you don’t already have your USI, you can get it online here

How long is the course?

The course is a 90-minute class delivered Face to Face with a trainer.

Class time is 1pm to 2:30pm.

I want to do the Asthma course too; can I combine both?

Yes, you can. We always run Asthma and Anaphylaxis courses back-to-back on the same day.

How will I be assessed?

Knowledge Assessment:

  • Students complete a written workbook with multiple choice or short answer questions

Practical Skills Assessment:

Students will need to demonstrate:

  • Use of an Epi-Pen for treatment of anaphylaxis.

How long is my Anaphylaxis Certificate valid?

Your First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis Statement of Attainment will be valid for 3 years.

Course Fees


Braybrook, Coburg, Craigieburn, Epping
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03 9093 5166

VICSEG New Futures trading as New Futures Training TOID: 21203.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Eligibility criteria apply.

We encourage individuals with disabilities to access our training.