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Oxygen therapy is beneficial to a host of conditions, this training looks at the reason why and highlights the dangers involved in working with oxygen. Anatomy and the affects of oxygen deprivation are also explored during this session.

Students are continuously assessed throughout this Oxygen Therapy Training course. The applied practical workstation & simulated practical assessment can only be provided if the equipment is available on site.

Please note: A competency framework is included in this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify the individuals’ competence.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the lungs
  • Conditions that require oxygen therapy
  • Understanding oxygen
  • Care and safety of medical gases
  • Oxygen therapy equipment
  • Potential hazards
  • Identifying the clinical need of oxygen
  • Prescription only medicines Act (POM)
  • Targeted oxygen therapy
  • Health and safety
  • Procedures
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework and theory test

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.