Information for schools and children's education/care

ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for schools and children's education/care 

Adrenaline (epinephrine) injector training devices

ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training courses should always be completed in conjunction with practice using adrenaline (epinephrine) injector training devices (EpiPen® and Anapen®), which do not have a needle and do not contain adrenaline.  To order trainer devices contact:

  • EpiPen - Viatris AU - phone 1800 931 625 or Viatris NZ - phone 0800 168 169
  • Anapen - Allergy Concepts - email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Pharmacies
  • Patient support organisations - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia 
    and Allergy New Zealand

The supervisor or other adult witness (18 years or older) who signs the certificate to confirm practice with the adrenaline injector trainer devices does not require any special qualifications (except in Victorian state schools - see  They can refer to instructions on ASCIA Action Plans or videos on the ASCIA website 

ASCIA anaphylaxis resources

ASCIA anaphylaxis resources (including action plans, e-training courses and guidelines) are used throughout Australasian schools and children's education/care services. These resources are available at  

Anaphylaxis resource hub for schools and children's education/care (CEC) services

This website includes best practice guidelines and risk minimisation strategies for prevention of severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) in schools and CEC services:

National Allergy Strategy 250K youth project resources

pdfAllergy Aware presentation primary school 20211.20 MB

Allergy Aware presentation primary school 2021

pdfAllergy Aware presentation secondary school 20211.15 MB

Allergy Aware presentation secondary school 2021

Supply update - adrenaline (epinephrine) injectors 

For updated information go to 

Patient support organisations 


Content updated January 2022

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