Anaphylaxis Training for Schools and Early Years Level 2

This anaphylaxis for schools & early years e-Learning course should be completed by teachers, teaching assistants, school nurses, nursery staff and others who work with children and young people in community settings and can be used to support in-house induction and auto-injector training.  This course can also be completed by all healthcare and social care staff,  including unpaid and voluntary staff working in NHS and private hospitals, doctors, allied health professionals, agency nurses and healthcare assistants.  This course is also relevant for health and social care support workers, including charities, nursing and residential home staff.


Further information about this qualification

The Department of Health has stated that it is reasonable for ALL staff to:

  • be trained to recognise the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction;
  • understand the rapidity with which anaphylaxis can progress to a life-threatening reaction, and that anaphylaxis may occur with or without prior mild (e.g. skin) symptoms;
  • appreciate the need to administer adrenaline (using an AAI) without delay as soon as anaphylaxis occurs, before the patient might reach a state of collapse (after which it may be too late for the adrenaline to be effective);
  • be aware of the anaphylaxis policy;
  • be aware of how to check if a pupil is on the register;
  • be aware of how to access the AAI;
  • be aware of which staff members have received training to administer AAIs, and how to access their help.

Certification – Valid for 1 Year and Ofsted and local council recognised.  Your certificate shall remain on our system for 12 months from the date of completion.

Duration: Approx 1 hour to complete.

Progression - We would suggest the Paediatric First Aid or Food Safety in Catering Level 2 course.

FREE Updates - you are welcome to look back over the course modules for a further 12 months from your course completion date

Course Objectives

  1. Define anaphylaxis
  2. Be aware of the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis in children
  3. Have an awareness of who is affected by anaphylaxis?
  4. Be aware of the causes and triggers of anaphylactic reactions in children
  5. Be able to diagnose anaphylaxis in children and early years
  6. Be able to treat a child who has an anaphylactic reaction
  7. Be able to provide emergency treatment of anaphylactic reactions in children and early years
  8. Be able to safely use an adrenaline auto injector
  9. Be able to put a child into recovery position

Bulk Discounts

  • 10% discount on 10+ courses
  • 15% discount on 25+ courses
  • 20% discount on 50+ courses

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Anaphylaxis for Schools and Early Years Level 2

  1. Welcome
  2. Allergy statistics
  3. What is anaphylaxis
  4. Causes and triggers
  5. Living with a severe allergy
  6. Signs and symptoms
  7. Treatments
  8. Introducton to Devices
  9. EpiPen®
  10. Jext®
  11. Emerade®
  12. Spare pens in schools 2017
  13. Management
  14. Anaphylaxis action plan
  15. Allergy testing
  16. Emergency
  17. Basic First Aid Part 1
  18. Basic First Aid Part 2
  19. Basic First Aid Part 3
  20. Indemnity Insurance
  21. Anaphylaxis Recap