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.

Your mother was right!

When was the last time you washed your hands?

Flu season is here with all its associated sneezes and coughs. Did you know that influenza is tra...

It just takes one prick…

You’re walking in your local park when you see something glint from the grass nearby. Curious, you look a little closer and see a syringe. The pla...

USI’s and why you need one

From January 1, 2015 the government will implement the new Unique Student Identifier system. Each student will need to apply to get their own unique USI...

Continuing Professional Development for GP's

We are happy to announce that Allens Training have successfully registered with The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

First Aid Training Package Review

The proposed updated Training Package replacements units for First Aid are now available for public comment and feedback

The mai...

Partner Training Saves Life

Ray and Christine Wallbank operate Emergency Risk Management Queensland delivering Mines Rescue training as well as first aid courses. Ray has always m...

Additional measures to reduce fraudulent certificates

Recently we have had cases of fraudulently issued first aid certificates reported to us. Speaking to other Registered Training Organisations, they have ...

Explaining Crush Injury vs Syndrome

Often students get a little confused when talking about a CRUSH INJURY and the CRUSH INJURY SYNDROME.

The ARC states “If it is safe and phys...

Become a First Aid Trainer Instructor

Have you considered the opportunity to run your own training business with the security and backing of a quality Registered Training Organisations?

Explaining Triage in First Aid

Last week we received an interesting question from a student completing their First Aid Online

In a multi casualty situation, when the rescuers a...

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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