Administration of Emergency Oxygen (o2) Course

Administration of Emergency Oxygen (o2) Course

Onsite Course Enquiry

Administration of Emergency Oxygen (o2) Course

The Administration of Emergency Oxygen Course gives learners the knowledge and practical guidance to administer oxygen safely and effectively when casualties have breathing difficulties. Attendees will learn how and when to administer oxygen to a casualty and the safety concerns with carrying, storing and administering oxygen.

Who is the Course For?

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


  • How Oxygen is used in the body
  • Indications for the use of oxygen in different emergency situations
  • Contradictions that prohibit the administration of oxygen
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Precautions to be observed when handling, using and storing oxygen
  • Operational checks to be undertaken before using oxygen therapy equipment
  • Delivery of oxygen using bag valve mask and pocket mask with oxygen port
  • Details that need to be recorded in relation to the administration of oxygen


Candidates 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

Candidates should have suitable first aid or medical qualifications.

Awarding Body


Qualification Code


Course Duration

3 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over half a day, 09:00 – 12:15

Delivery Type


Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The Administration of Emergency Oxygen Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1

Assessment Method

The Administration of Emergency Oxygen Course is assessed through practical assessment and multiple-choice assessment


To renew your Administration of Emergency Oxygen Certificates, you must resit the course every 3-years

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here