What will I learn?

During this course learners will learn

* Basic respiratory and oxygen exchange
* The function of secretions
* How to clear secretions using oral/nasal suction
* How to recognise when oxygen should be used
* about oxygen saturation levels
* The risks of using oxygen
* What a tracheostomy is
* Tracheostomy Care
* Risks factors of tracheostomies
* The importance of good record keeping

Training can be delivered either in our state of the art training ward at Andover College or at the client’s premises. The course content can be amended to take account of the client’s specific training needs.

Where will it lead me?

Learners may also be interested in some of our other courses specifically designed for Health and Social Care professionals

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course

Fee Details 2

Fee on Enquiry please contact Business@sparsholt.ac.uk or Tel. 0845 850 0916

Please Note

Due to funding restrictions this course is not available to existing full time Sparsholt College/Andover College students aged 16, 17 or 18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP) on the 31/8 in the year they started their course.



Level of Study:



  • - (On enquiry)




Andover College, SP10 1EJ


09:00 - 16:00