Level 3 Award in

First Response Emergency Care (FREC)

5 Day Course

35 hour course
118 contextualised learning

Certificate valid for 3 years

Ofqual Regulated
Clinically endorsed by the Faculty of Pre-hospital Care –
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
PHEM Framework: Descriptor Level D

Course Body Title

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response
Emergency Care (QCF) qualification is specifically
designed for those seeking a career in the
emergency services, ambulance services, the
event medical sector or those who work in high
risk workplaces.

Successful candidates will gain the knowledge,
skills and competencies needed to be able
to deal with a wide range of prehospital care
emergencies, such as: managing a patient’s
airway; catastrophic bleeding; management of
fractures; medical emergencies and many more!

What’s more, this Ofqual regulated qualification
is clinically endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital
Care –The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh,
and fulfils the competencies set out in the
Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) skills
framework at descriptor level D, meaning learners
can book this course with total confidence!

What's Covered?

Roles and responsibilities of a first responder
Medical emergencies
Patient assessment
Airway management
Adult, child and infant CPR & AED usage
Emergency oxygen
Traumatic injuries
Catastrophic bleeding
Poisoning and intoxicating substances
External and internal bleeding
Helmet removal
Cervical collars and pelvic splints
Environmental exposure
Burns and scalds
Minor injuries
Incident reporting


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