Management of Anaphylaxis

Half-day course*

Regulated course

Ofqual Accreditation

Valid 1 year

Minimum age 16+

Course summary:

This half-day course is aimed at those with responsibility for looking after adults or young people with severe allergies, but is also a useful addition to any first aider’s skill set.  It can be delivered as a ‘bolt-on’ to any group course or as a standalone and goes into more depth than on a standard first aid course.

for those who have an existing first aid certificate as it covers both topics in greater depth including: causes and triggers, symptoms and recognition, first aid treatment, safe use of medication and advice for the school setting / workplace.  Learners will receive an accredited Ofqual certificate.

Topics covered:

  • CPR & defibrillation
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Common allergies & triggers
  • Signs & symptoms of anaphylaxis
  • Treatment of severe allergic reaction
  • Use of an adrenaline auto-injector
  • Asthma


This course is assessed through practical observation.

Reasonable Adjustment:

We will do our best to make adaptations for learners who have a disability, medical condition. If you think you might need additional help to complete any part of this course or the assessment, please let us know at the time of booking.

Our course calendar and booking information for regular, scheduled courses can be viewed here.