Medical Gasses

This course has been designed for Medics, ranging from first aiders to doctors. Medic 1 instructor will familiarise you with all the relevant equipment and teach you how to use it in an emergency setting.

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Who would benefit from this course?

Oxygen & Entonox administration is an essential skill for any medic to know.


The course is both theoretical and practical and includes:

administerWho can administer medical oxygen
cylindersRecognising & understanding cylinders
therapyOxygen therapy systems
maskChoosing the correct mask or nasal cannula
indicationThe indication for O2 therapy
concentrationOxygen concentration requirements
aedAED overview

Format & duration

This 4 hour course will be heavily practically based. The Medic 1 tutor will draw from their personal experiences to provide you with real life scenarios. You will also be hands on with the oxygen & associated equipment to allow you to really experience and get familiar with the tools.


There will be a multiple-choice assessment paper at the end of the course. You will be required to gain a minimum of 70% in order to pass.


On successful completion of the course students will be issued with a Medic 1 certificate of attendance. Certification will last a year. We recommend you attend the course annually to refresh and maintain your skills.


During the course Medic 1 will provide light refreshments. If you are travelling away from home to attend our courses we can book accommodation on your behalf. This would incur additional costs and can be arranged within a range of budgets

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Investing in your education is a commitment, in terms of finance and your time. We understand that and will do all we can to ensure the learning experience is a good one and represents good value to you. Please contact us for details on group booking discounts.

CPD & getting practice

Medic 1 offer additional bite sized on line modules that allow you to test and maintain your knowledge. It may be possible to offer successful students the opportunity of paid work with our experienced ambulance staff. If this is something you may be interested in, please ask your tutor at the end of the course.

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Interested? Book now to find out your closest venue location and upcoming course dates. If you have any queries or questions you can contact us by emailing or phone us on 01286 669 649.

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