Temperatures across Queensland and much of the country have been soaring, breaking records for hottest January days, and longest period of days in a row above 40°C in various locations across the state. Sunshine Coast swelters with day after day of 30°C or above, making anywhere with water – beaches, lakes, rivers and back yard pools – the most attractive place to spend time during the school holidays. It’s good to see so many Sunshine Coast residents (including participants at Allens Traini...
Due to sustained growth and success, Allens Training is looking to recruit a Senior Trainer to join our team on the Sunshine Coast. This position will focus on the delivery of high quality First Aid Training programs as well and provide expert mentoring and leadership to our network of more than 500 trainers across Australia.  About Allens Training Allens Training Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 90909) approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to deliver v...
In southeast Queensland, January 2019 has been bluebottle invasion month, with 2630 people being treated for stings in the first week of the new year. One Sunday afternoon alone saw 461 people treated on the Sunshine Coast. Nine people were taken to hospital with severe bluebottle stings during that first week of 2019, and several of those stung suffered anaphylactic shock. An unusually strong north-easterly swell has pushed the bluebottles onshore on Sunshine Coast beaches. Thousands clumpe...
The summer of 2018/19 has seen a rise in the number of drownings across Australia, with the number of drowning deaths up by 40% compared to the same time last year. Our Sunshine Coast beaches are one of the region’s biggest attractions, but lack of care and lack of knowledge can have tragic consequences. What can we do to reduce our accident risk in and around the beach? Always, always, swim on patrolled beaches, and always, always, swim between the flags. Check weather, surf and beach repor...
Sunshine Coast puts on a number of Christmas markets at several locations. From foodie fairs to twilight markets by the beach, find those last-minute perfect stocking fillers or create your own gourmet hamper with a unique gift that showcases the Sunshine Coast. Visit Eumundi’s Christmas Night Markets on 21 December, when Santa will pay a visit at 5.30pm. Or check out the Twilight Christmas Markets at Caloundra from 5 to 9pm each Friday in December. These family-friendly markets feature stal...
We’re taking a short break to celebrate Christmas and New Year. Our Sunshine Coast office and First Aid Training Centre is closing for the Christmas and New Year period. The office will be unattended from close of business on Friday 21 December 2018, until we reopen at 8.30am on Wednesday 2 January 2019. However, our website and online booking system will still be operating 24/7 for your convenience. For urgent matters, you can email us at sunshinecoast@allenstraining.com.au . From the team ...
On Tuesday 5 February 2019, Allens Training Sunshine Coast is delivering a HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid Course in our Birtinya Training Centre at 8/10 Capital Place. This course is open to the public, and you can secure your spot in the course by booking online , or by phoning 07 5438 8888. This advanced first aid course (including CPR) course will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualties, management ...
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without carols – those tunes that range from the catchy, such as Jingle Bells, to the folky, such as Good King Wenceslas, to the sacred, such as Hark the Herald Angels Sing, and the beautiful, such as Silent Night. You can’t be in a shopping centre on the Sunshine Coast without hearing Bing Crosby Dreaming of a White Christmas, and any one of half a dozen artists doing the Jingle Bell Rock. All over the Sunshine Coast, there are community carols or carols unde...
Every year, the road toll statistics cause grief and shock across the country, and there seems to be a spike in fatalities during the holiday season. The statistics for Queensland road crashes have remained relatively stable in the past four years; however, in our local Sunshine Coast area during the holidays drivers need to remain attentive and careful. The ‘big three’ identified as major causes of road accidents are excessive speed, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and fati...
Allens Training National Conference 2018 was a resounding success. Hosted in Caloundra at the Oaks Oasis resort, the conference attracted Allens Training trainers from far afield. The location showcased the best of the Sunshine Coast, allowing attendees a glimpse of what life is like where it is beautiful one day, perfect the next. The conference theme, the future is here … heralded the opening of a new era for Allens Training and their Partners. Speakers from a range of organisations gave p...

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