With the increased number of jellyfish stings, particularly across Queensland, we have created a new Jellyfish Stings Chart. Download your copy now and ensure you provide the right treatment. Click the image below to download.


Allens Training takes continuous improvement seriously and we appreciate feedback received from all stakeholders. Feedback is valuable information that we use to make important decisions and consider ways that as a business or a trainer we can make the experience better for our students. We know that the most important thing about feedback is not the comments or ratings themselves. It’s the actions that we take following the feedback to improve the students overall experience. How do we gath...
It’s great weather for enjoying the seashore at Sunshine Coast beaches, but the marine stingers think so too. And the onshore northerlies on Sunshine Coast beaches means blue-bottles aplenty. Some beachgoers have said it’s the worst summer they can remember for these stinging ocean dwellers, with about 9,000 people reported being stung between 20 December and 10 January. They were so numerous at Bribie Island that the beach was closed for the first weekend of the new year. The bluebottle – P...
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are a vital piece of equipment in the treatment of heart-related emergencies, most commonly cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart unexpectedly and suddenly ceases beating. The usual cause is an abnormal heart rhythm called ventricular fibrillation, which usually results from abnormal and very fast electrical activity in the heart. The only effective treatment is defibrillation. Defibrillation is an electrical shock delivered via ...
All over the Sunshine Coast, children will be heading to school on 23 January 2017. Some little ones will be attending for the first time, and for them, the hustle and bustle may seem a bit scary. What can we do to ensure the safety of our children at and around schools? Traffic The biggest contributors to traffic accidents and near misses around schools are high traffic volumes, dangerous driving, misuse of pick-up and drop-off zones, misuse of pedestrian crossings, and insufficient parking...
Depending on the fund, and the level of extras or packaged cover you have, your health insurer may pay for your first aid course. Check with your health insurer to see if this item is included. Terms and conditions may apply. For example, the training must be nationally accredited, and must be provided by a government-accredited Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Your health insurer will be able to advise the full requirements. It’s great to see that some health funds are recognising th...
We have noticed a number of our friends on Facebook holidaying in Canada, Japan and the USA – It’s good for some. You guys do know we have some great beaches here on the Sunshine Coast, don’t you? We are very jealous seeing everyone hanging out in the snow; however, we also want to know that you can stay safe and help others to do the same. So, here are some tips for treating casualties in the snow.  The two main risks are frostbite and hypothermia (if you are really special, the third is ge...
Allens Training is holding a FREE CPR Awareness Session at our Sunshine Coast Training Centre. Those attending will receive non-accredited CPR awareness training. Following the tragic events over the last month, with an incredible number drowning related deaths of adults and children, we are inviting all Sunshine Coast residents to attend this session. We encourage anyone who does not know how to perform the potentially lifesaving skill of CPR, to attend this session to ensure you are prepar...
Our Sunshine Coast office and First Aid Training Centre has reopened after the Christmas and New Year period. We are refreshed and ready for the challenges of 2017. If you need a first aid certificate for work or the next job, get in touch with our Sunshine Coast First Aid Training Centre. If you want to know how to save a life and keep your family safe get in touch with us now. Check our website and online booking system for scheduled CPR and first aid courses, and call our office on 07 543...
On Tuesday 31 January 2017, Allens Training is delivering a Provide Advanced Resuscitation (HLTAID007) course in our Birtinya Training Centre on the Sunshine Coast. 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. Who needs this certificate? Most employers and workplaces require Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001) and Provide First Aid (HLTAID003), as these is the most common first aid courses. However, ...

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