The Qualsafe Awards Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance service, the event medical and security sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.
Ideal as an alternative to the First Person on Scene Intermediate (FPOSi) qualification, the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) also forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications that lead to the QA Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice (RQF).
Endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, this fantastic qualification is perfect for a range of roles in emergency care, such as: Event Medical Responder, Emergency Care Support Worker and more.
From our Herefordshire and Shropshire venues over a 5 day period, Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to deal with a range of prehospital care emergencies, such as: managing a patient’s airways, catastrophic bleeding, management of fractures, medical emergencies and more from a team of instructors who specialise in prehospital care including HCPC registered paramedics, Ambulance technicians, event medical staff and military medics with a wealth of hands on experience.
The FREC 3 provides a solid foundation for the learner to be competent to deal with a wide range of medical and trauma situations in the prehospital environment and is suitable for but not limited to:
Event first aiders
Police fire arms and medics
Close protection operative: this qualification is recognised by the Security Industries Authority (SIA)
Expedition Leaders UK and overseas
Journalists working overseas
Researchers working overseas
Film Crews working in remote areas
Aid workers in hostile or disaster prone countries
Community Responders in the UK
High risk work environments in the UK and overseas