Our Training Courses

Administering Emergency Oxygen

QA Level 3 Award (RQF)

Qualification Information

Qualification number: 603/0544/7.

  • Unit 1: Administering Emergency Oxygen.

Course Information

The QA Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Oxygen (RQF) is an accredited, regulated and quality assured qualification that is recognised throughout the UK. This intensive 1-day course qualifies individuals to practice safe and effective oxygen administration when treating casualties in emergency situations. This qualification is suitable for first aiders operating in a high-risk environment, community first responders, cabin/film crews, fire and police services.

Please note:

  • Candidates must possess a minimum of a Level 3 First Aid at Work (QCF or RQF) (FAW) or higher level first aid/emergency care qualification.
  • Attainment of this qualification does not imply a 'license to practice' - the scope of practice will be determined by the organisation responsible for oxygen provision. This qualification does not allow an individual to obtain, store or administer oxygen without clinical governance.

Course Duration

This course has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) requirement of 6 hours. The maximum period to achieve this qualification (including any referrals) is 4 weeks.


Principles of administering emergency oxygen / Methods of administering emergency oxygen.

Assessment & Certification

Course assessments include:

  • 1 x Practical assessment.
  • 1 x Theory workbook.

Upon successful completion of this course individuals will receive a printed QA Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Oxygen (RQF) certificate as well as a plastic aide memoire. This qualification is valid for 1 year from date of certification.


A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course. Please note that students must be at least 16 years old on the first day of training.


We are able to deliver this course on your premises (subject to a pre-course assessment) to reduce the costs associated with taking time out and travelling.


£76pp - Outside M25.
£95pp - London.

If you would like more information or to book your Administering Emergency Oxygen training course with us, please complete an enquiries form or call our team on 01603 486448.