Course of the week – Oxygen Provider

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O2 maskThis 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.  We have a class room course nationally though our approved and monitored instructors or you can compete our video online version.

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. This online course also covers the use of automatic or demand systems but neither versions cover medical gasses training like Entonox.

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.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • 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


  • BLS review
  • CPR review
  • ABCDE approach
  • Hypoxia
  • Benefits of Oxygen
  • Safety considerations
  • Oxygen treatment
  • Contra indications of Oxygen
  • Transport and storage
  • Use of suction
  • BOC Oxygen kits
  • Oxygen kits
  • Regulators and masks
  • Manually Triggered Valve
  • Bag Valve Mask
  • Non Rebreather Mask
  • Pocket mask
  • Nasal canula
  • Oxygen equipment


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