Oxygen Provider Course

At a glance:

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 2 hours and 13 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
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Online Course: £24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in oxygen for first aid. The certificate is valid for 3 years and a recommended annual refresher. This course covers the basics of how to deliver oxygen in a first aid emergencies. Oxygen within first aid by trained rescuers can provide an effective way of saving a life or just promoting recovery. On this course you will learn the basics of how to assemble, use and disassemble an oxygen kit. Oxygen is simple skill but there are safety concerns, and these are also covered in full on the course.

Added to the course also is the use of bag valve masks (BVM) to deliver breaths without direct mouth contact as well as being able to deliver the breaths using 100% oxygen. To meet the latest guidelines, pulse oximetry is also covered in the course.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

Learning outcomes:

LO1. Explain the ABCDE approach to patient care. 

LO2. Understand the hazards and risks associated with caring for a patient and the correct personal protective equipment required. 

LO3. Explain basic life support in adults, children and infants. 

LO4. Explain when Oxygen is used, the hazards of using Oxygen and the contra indications of oxygen use. 

LO5. Explain what Hypoxia is and how it can be controlled and monitored. 

LO6. Explain how to check oxygen saturation using a pulse oximeter. 

LO7. Explain how to store and transport Oxygen cylinders safely. 

LO8. Explain the difference between PIN index and standard oxygen cylinders with combined regulators. 

LO9. Understand how long an oxygen cylinder will last. 

LO10. Understand when suction is used in basic life support. 

LO11. Explain the different types of oxygen mask and how they deliver oxygen to the patient. 

LO12. Explain how to use a bag valve mask (BVM) in basic life support. 

LO13. Understand special considerations when giving Oxygen to patients with Anaphylaxis and CPOD.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • First Aiders
  • Hospital workers
  • Aviation
  • SCUBA diving
  • Confined spaces
  • Military
  • Outdoor pursuits
  • Water sports 
  • FPOS students
  • Workplaces needing Oxygen training
  • Care workers
  • Councils
  • Fire service

This course comes with 3.0 hrs (5.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 13 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Basic Life Support
    • Barriers and gloves
    • How to use face shields
    • Initial assessment
    • Adult CPR Introduction
    • Adult CPR
    • CPR hand over
    • Compression only CPR
    • Child CPR
    • Infant CPR
  • Oxygen and Why we Need it
    • Contra Indication of Oxygen
    • Hazards of using oxygen
    • When oxygen is used
    • Hypoxia
    • Pulse oximetry
  • Oxygen Equipment
    • Storage of oxygen
    • transport of cylinders
    • Standard Oxygen cylinder
    • PIN INDEX cylinder
    • Oxygen regulators
    • BOC Oxygen Kit
    • Portable Suction Units
  • Providing Oxygen
    • Pock Mask
    • Non rebreather Mask
    • Demand Valves and MTV's
    • Nasal Cannula
    • Adult Bag Valve Mask
    • Oxygen and Anaphylaxis 
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