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Medical Gases

This administration of Emergency Medical Gases (EMG) qualification is regulated by The Office of Qualifications and Examinations in England, the Welsh Government Regulator Qualification in Wales and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment in Northern Ireland and fulfills an employers needs recognised by the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, where an employers needs assessment has identified the requirement for workplace First aiders to hold additional skills.

This qualification is aimed at those working in health care settings who are required to administer Oxygen and Entonox® as part of their role. This includes, but is not limited to pre-hospital care providers, outdoor instructors & expedition leaders. This is not a licence to practice qualification and employers should ensure they have full and rigorous Clinical Governance in place to be able to allow employees to administer medical gasses.

Pre-requisites

Candidates must be aged 18 years plus with level 2 literacy skills or higher. Additionally candidates are required to hold a valid first aid qualification, such as first aid at work (18 hrs) or outdoor first aid (16 hrs). forest school first aid (16 hrs) or activity first aid (12 hrs).

Full qualification title:

QNUK Level 3 Administration of Medical Gases (RQF)
Qualification accreditation number: 603/2077/1

Assessment & certification

To achieve this award learners are required to complete a number of practical observations and complete a multi-choice question paper. They must achieve a minimum of 70% to pass mark from the multi-choice paper.

Course duration

6 hours

Prices & booking

The cost of this course delivery is just £599.99 for up to 6 delegates at your UK venue or £899.99 for up to 12 delegates and includes support materials to each student and certification that is valid for 3 years. There are no additional fees. Individual joining our open course programme will be charged at £129.99 fully inclusive, and includes support materials to each student and certification that is valid for 3 years. There are no additional fees.

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