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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.

Units Delivered

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

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 Face to Face contact time of at least 2 Hours
Blended Face to Face contact time of at least 2 Hours
Face-to-Face Face to Face contact time of at least 3 Hours
Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time of at least 20 Mins

Participants must have the physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration such as assisting a casualty into the correct position and administering asthma medication.

Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.

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

This certificate has an industry recommended renewal period of 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 ( for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

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 assessment consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions. All questions must be completed.

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