Safe use of emergency medical gases

Safe Use of Emergency Medical Gases

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2077/1


This qualification is aimed at those working in health care settings who are required to administer Oxygen & Entonox ® as part of their role. This includes, but is not limited to pre-hospital care providers.

This is not a licence to practice this qualification and employers should ensure they have full and rigorous Clinical Governance in place to be able to allow employees to administer medical gasses.

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Safe Use of Emergency Medical Gases; Learner Outcomes

The learner will;

  • Understand the principles of administering oxygen in an emergency situation.

  • Understand how to administer oxygen to a casualty.

  • Understand the principles of administering Entonox®

  • Understand how to administer Entonox® to a casualty.

Our Pricing

Pricing starts from £300 + vat for 3 learners.

Each additional learner is £25 + vat.

Min 3 – Max 12 learners per trainer

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Course Duration

6 guided learning hours.

Course Tests

Multiple Choice Question Paper.

  • 70% required to pass this part of the course (7 out of 10)

Practical Observations.

  • For this qualification, learners must be able to perform relevant practical tasks on the floor during the summative assessment. 100% pass mark required.

The assessment will take place under examination conditions; i.e. students will sit at least 1.25 metres apart and will not be allowed to confer during the examination. No books, including dictionaries, will be permitted during the examination.

safe use of emergency medical gases

Course Qualification

Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final  multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual approved QNUK Level 3 Award in Administration of Emergency Medical Gases (RQF)

This is valid for 1 year from the assessment date of the course.

learners will receive;

  • An A4 size Ofqual regulated certificate
  • A PDF certificate.
  • A plastic debit card size certificate qualification card

Course Pre-requisites

Learners should be at least 18 years old to undertake this qualification.

It is recommended that candidates have at least level 2 literacy to undertake this qualification within the given TQT.

Learners should have suitable first aid or medical qualifications.

The minimum would be a valid first aid at work qualification or a 2-day Outdoor first aid qualification such as QNUK Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF).

There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to candidates in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

Other First Aid Courses Available

Our pricing is per person and not per group so you only pay for what you need and not what you don’t need.

Book your date with us and we will come to your site to deliver your first aid training for you.

We also run open courses from our centre in Rugby Warwickshire which are ideal for local businesses.

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