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 gases.

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Pricing that is both clear and transparent.

From as little as £41.14 + VAT per person (based on 12 people),

Min. 4; Max. 12 per trainer.

If your group is larger than 12, please contact us for a quote.

Safe Use of Emergency Medical Gases learning 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.

safe use of medical gases

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.

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 one year from the assessment date of the course.

Each learner will receive:

  • An Ofqual-regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Medical Gases (RQF) certificate.
  • An Ofqual-regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Medical Gases (RQF) pdf certificate.
  • QNUK plastic qualification card for a wallet or purse.

Course Pre-requisites

Learners must be at least 18 years old to pursue this qualification.

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

Learners should have appropriate first aid or medical qualifications.

A valid first aid at work qualification or a two-day outdoor first aid qualification, such as the QNUK Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF), would suffice.

There are no additional requirements for this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

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

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

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