Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF)

The Qualsafe Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF) has been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility for providing treatment to patients who need medical gases administrating in Prehospital care environments, such as: those working in the police force, fire service or private ambulance sector.

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Course Cost:
£85 (inc VAT)

Course Duration
1-Day (6 Hours)

Course Delivery:
Face to Face

Entry requirements:

Learners must be at least 16 years old on the first day of the training.
Before they can register on to this qualification, Learners must have:

• Successfully completed a Level 3 First Aid at Work (QCF/RQF) (FAW) or QA recognised equivalent, and
• Knowledge/awareness of an automated external defibrillator (AED) if it isn’t incorporated into the FAW

There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a
minimum of Level 2 in literacy or equivalent and a basic understanding of first aid.

Other course requirements:
Due to the practical nature of this course, Learners should wear appropriate clothing and footwear, e.g. trousers and
flat footwear.

Requalification requirements:
This qualification is valid for a period of 1 year. The Learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate
expiry date to remain qualified.

Learners must complete all assessments in the units successfully within the registration period to achieve the
qualification. The maximum period to achieve the qualification, including any referrals is 4 weeks.
TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:
• Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance
of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 6 GLH (minimum), and
• The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study as directed by, but not under
the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre-course reading, which for this qualification is 4 hours
Other units

No other units can be combined to count towards the Qualsafe Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical
Gases (RQF) qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning:
Recognition of Prior Learning is a process for recognising any learning undertaken and/or attained by a Learner. The
Learner must prove they have met some or all the learning outcomes and/or assessment criteria for this qualification
before RPL can be considered.
Any evidence submitted as RPL must be valid, authentic, reliable, current, sufficient and specific