Management of Anaphylaxis


Anaphylaxis is an accredited course designed for participants to aquire skills and knowledge in risk management and the management of anaphylaxis. It includes: Legal aspects of first aid, aspects of infection control, allergies vs anaphylaxis vs intolerance, causes and recognition of anaphylaxis, management of anaphylaxis and the development of risk minimisation and management strategies.


VU20800 – Provide first aid management of anaphylaxis

  • Assess the situation
  • Provide appropriate first aid treatment for anaphylactic reaction
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Use atmospheric monitoring devices
  • Evaluate first aid response to Anaphylactic reaction

VU20801 – Develop risk minimisation and risk management strategies for anaphylaxis

  • Identify individuals at risk of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Develop individual anaphylaxis management plans
  • Implement strategies to prevent allergic and anaphylactic reactions
  • Develop and implement a communication plan to raise awareness of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis


  • This unit is appropriate for those working in:
  • Civil Construction and Manufacturing
  • Mining, Oil and Gas Industries
  • General Industry and Trades


Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Emergency Response Team Member
  • First Aider
  • Child Care

This unit is appropriate for those working in:

  • General Industry
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Child Care
  • Aged Care



Duration – Four (4) Hours Time – 8.30am to 12.30pm Anaphylaxis is open to the public and can be delivered on your site upon request. Learners will receive training in both theory and practical activities. Morning tea and coffee are provide


RPL is not offered. For more information visit


If you require special assistance, including language literacy, and numeracy please notify us and support services can be arranged. Students that require any special dietary requirements should contact the Academy prior to commencement of course so alternative arrangements can be made. A Student Handbook is available from this website and our office which provides students with training guidelines.  All students have the right to lodge an appeal or complaint in regard to the outcome of this unit. For further information please request a copy of our appeals & complaints procedure via administration. For further information visit our website at: