First Response Emergency Care

Cornwall Training is the original First Response Emergency Care (FREC) provider in Cornwall.

So what is FREC?



The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of prehospital emergency situations.



The purpose of this qualification is to prepare you to be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective prehospital care in situations which can arise when providing emergency treatment and/or management.


QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF)

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide prehospital care to patients requiring emergency care/treatment.

The qualification exceeds the requirements of the HSE for first aid provision in the workplace.


  • FREC level 3 is now approved by the SIA, we have also gained approval from the MCA to dual certificate for STCW 95 Proficiency in First Aid
  • Gives you a progression route for further training in Pre Hospital Care
  • The course is backed by the Royal College of Surgeons and is the next level on from FPOS, along with being a nationally recognised QCF accredited qualification.



Statement of Endorsement

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) has been endorsed by the Faculty of Pre Hospital Care of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The Qualsafe Awards designed course also complies with the teaching and educational standards of the Faculty as described in the regulations.

Who are the tutors?

Our FREC tutors come from a Pre hospital care background as paramedics, remote medics, and maritime and security medics. So they have the knowledge and skills in a real life environment.


For more information or to book your course give us a call on 01726 932293 or email us at