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Oxygen Therapy Administration


This course is suitable for qualified first aiders, emergency first aiders, dental practitioners and care professionals, nurses and other healthcare professionals that work in an environment where oxygen equipment is available.

The course qualifies learners in administering oxygen safely and effectively to casualties that are experiencing breathing difficulties. Learners will learn how and when to administer oxygen, as well as the safety considerations with this type of equipment.

What will you cover?

  • Benefits of oxygen therapy
  • Indications for the use of oxygen
  • Contraindications prohibiting the use of oxygen
  • Dangers of using compressed gas
  • Health and safety for the use, storage, and handling of oxygen
  • Operational checks
  • When oxygen therapy is required
  • Administer oxygen using the required flow rate for non re-breather masks; and bag, valve and mask
  • Administer oxygen to a patient following agreed practices

Assessment & Certificate

The assessment takes place continually over the course and determines your knowledge, skills and understanding of the use of oxygen therapy. A range of assessment methods are used including; practical and an end of course question paper (open and multiple-choice questions). The qualification itself is valid for three years from the date of assessment.

Qualification Renewal

In order to renew this qualification learners will need to re-take the initial course. It is recommended that learners should attend annual refresher training to ensure your skills and knowledge are kept up to date.

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Qualification Title

FAA Level 3 Award in Oxygen Therapy Administration (RQF)


6 hours (1 day), dependent on experience

Maximum Attendees


Valid for

Three years

Need more info?

If you would like more information on the courses we can offer or how we can help your business please feel free to give us a call on 0737 549 9946 or drop us an email at adam@asb-training.com.