Course in the management of asthma risks and emergencies in the workplace

Complete this course online in your own time, followed by a short 20-minute face-to-face practical session.

Successful completion of this course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to be able to develop an asthma management plan and provide asthma-related first aid interventions in the workplace.

The course covers the correct use of reliever medication, recognition, risk management, prevention, and risk minimisation strategies related to asthma. Individuals completing this course will be able to apply their skills and knowledge in either the workplace or in the community.

There are specific industries that require additional training such as childcare workers, school teachers, and other related industries.

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20-minute face-to-face practical session. Requires completion of online learning prior to session.


Melbourne, Ringwood and Cheltenham. This course is available onsite in the workplace.

This delivery mode allows you to complete all learning components of the course online via self-paced learning and must be completed prior to attending the face-to-face practical session. You will need access to a reliable computer, tablet, or phone with internet access in order to complete the e-learning modules.

During the face-to-face practical assessment session, you will be assessed in the required skills of the course. There is a small amount of time allocated to clarify information, however, overall you should arrive prepared to perform the skills.

This is an assessment ONLY course and no in-class training is provided. This delivery mode is most suited for those who have previously undertaken the same course, or a very similar course and are comfortable with online learning.

The following units will be included in your certificate:

  • 22556VIC – Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace
  • VU22927 – Manage asthma risks and emergencies in the workplace

It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 3 years.

This course requires Online Mandatory Learning to be completed before the face-to-face practical session. If the Online Mandatory Learning is not completed prior to the practical session date, students will not be permitted to attend will not receive certification.

Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet, or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course learning.

Students must have the physical ability to provide resuscitation by kneeling on the floor and performing two (2) minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult and infant manikin.

Parental/guardian consent is required for anyone under the age of 18 years.

  • Understanding asthma
  • Asthma triggers
  • Signs and symptoms of an asthma flare-up
  • Current asthma medications
  • Management of an asthma flare-up
  • Management and communications


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: 

Practical task demonstrations:

  • Simulated Scenario – Administer asthma medication (with spacer) using a personal asthma action plan
  • Performance Task – Administer asthma medication without a spacer

Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:

  • Asthma Incident Report Form
  • Asthma Risk Assessment Form
  • Individual Management Plan

Theory assessment – A written exam consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions. All questions must be completed.

Course fees for individual public bookings are dependent on venue location and will be shown in the booking calendar. Payment is required upfront.

For onsite group bookings, fees and payment terms are based on agreement between the client and CPR for Life.

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

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allen’s Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by CPR for Life Pty Ltd. Allens Training and Assessment Delivered by CPR for Life

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