About this training
This QA qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility to be able to safely administer and monitor the effects of emergency medical gases within their scope of practice in a prehospital environment.
This includes the following roles/personnel:
A first aider operating in a high risk workplace such as:
In welding, flame cutting and similar processes
For helping people with breathing difficulties
In hyperbaric chambers as a medical treatment
For food preservation and packaging;
In steelworks and chemical plants
Community first responders
Fire, police and other emergency services personnel
While achievement of this qualification confirms you have met both the theoretical and practical requirements, this does not imply a ‘license to practice’ – the scope of practice will be determined by the organisation responsible for medical gases provision. This qualification does not allow a you to obtain, store or administer medical gases without clinical governance.
This course covers
Understand the principles of administering oxygen in an emergency
Be able to administer oxygen in an emergency
Understand use of a combination of nitrous oxide 50% and oxygen 50%
Be able to administer 50:50 mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen in an emergency
Administering Emergency Medical Gases
On location only
Certificate lasts for
QA Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care
*Price per person when you buy a course for the max number of people quoted. Our total fee stays the same regardless of how many people join, (up to the max. quoted).
This qualification is Ofqual regulated and awarded by Qualsafe Awards - the biggest awarding organisation for first aid qualifications in the UK.
How old do I need to be?
How many people?
Up to 6