Oxygen Therapy Administration - Level 3: 1-day

This training enables users to administer oxygen safely and effectively, for casualties with breathing difficulties.

Course Summary

FAA Level 3 Award in Oxygen Therapy Administration (RQF)

Delegates will learn how and when to administer oxygen to a casualty and the safety concerns with carrying, storing and administering it.

This course is suitable for qualified First Aiders, Emergency First Aiders, dental practitioners and dental care professionals, nurses, healthcare professionals and others working in an environment where oxygen is available for casualty welfare.

Course Contents

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain benefits of oxygen therapy

  • Identify indications for the use of oxygen

  • Explain contraindications prohibiting use of oxygen

  • Explain dangers of using compressed gas

Outline health and safety rules for the:

  • Use

  • Storage

  • Handling of oxygen

  • Carry out operational checks in preparation for use of oxygen therapy equipment

  • Identify when oxygen therapy is required

Administer oxygen using the required flow rate for the following oxygen delivery devices:

  • Non re-breather mask

  • Bag, valve and mask

  • Administer oxygen to a patient in line with agreed ways of working

Certification

This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew their qualification after 3 years, delegates will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that, during the 3 year period, delegates attend annual refresher courses.

Duration

A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus some pre-course activity could be required. Ideally, the course should be run over one day, but can be spread over a longer time period if you so desire, providing it is completed within 4 weeks of starting the course and the training sessions last for a minimum of two hours.

Further Information

Duration: one-day (6 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessment

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

  • Recommended Annual Refresher Training;

  • Mandatory Requalification every three years by re-taking the one-day course;

  • Option to upgrade to the First Aid at Work 3 day qualification;

Course Prices

Price per person at our venue:

£69.00 (ex VAT)

Price per group at your venue:

£499.00 (ex VAT)

Further Information

Duration: one-day (6 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

  • Recommended Annual Refresher Training;

  • Mandatory Requalification every three years by re-taking the one-day course;

  • Option to upgrade to the First Aid at Work 3 day qualification;

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