Allens Training Blog

Welcome to our Insights and Information Blog regarding all things relating to training in the First Aid, Health and Safety educational environment.

The objective of our Blog is to keep you up to date and well informed with any changes and related information to training within the Vocational Education and Training environment.

Do you need a White Card fast?

Allens Training is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO90909) offering an Online White Card Course direct to you. No going through a third-party prov...

Flu Season is just around the corner!

The weather has cooled down, and before long we’ll be in the flu season. To avoid infection, you need to be vigilant, and aware of some simple precautio...

Can an AED be used in a boat or if a casualty is lying in the snow?

An extract from the ARC states “Rescuers should follow the prompts: care should be taken not to touch the person during shock delivery. There are no rep...

Confirm your certificate number is genuine…

Being a portable and printable document means that certificates can be attractive to unscrupulous operators who think they can take advantage of that co...

Is your first aid or CPR certificate due for renewal? Well, here are four reasons you should renew it…

If it has been more than a year since you last completed first aid or CPR training you are likely due to renew at ...

Enjoy the beach but mind the stingers…

It’s great weather for enjoying the seashore on beaches across Australia, but the marine stingers think so too,

Can you claim your first aid course fee on your private health insurance?

Did you know that you may be able to make a private health insurance claim part for part, or all, of your first aid training course fee?

Staying safe in the water over summer...

Summer time across most of Australia means being at the beach, or in the pool, or on the water, boating in some form of watercraft. Unfortunately, water-...

Did you know your volunteer group may be eligible for a grant for first aid training?

Training for volunteers can be funded from Volunteer Grants from the Federal Department of Social Services (DSS). Your organisation or community group can...

The best way to remove a tick...

The summer holidays are fast approaching, and many families are considering heading into the bush for camping, walking, picnics and other recreational act...

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Video From Heart Foundation Australia

 This is a great video regarding the warning signs of a Heart Attack from the Australian Heart Foundation. An excellent resource for First Aid Trainers.

Thanks to the Australian Heart Foundation