First Response Emergency Care Level 3

FREC First Response Emergency Care Level 3

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!

The FREC course is approved by the SIA for work in the security and Close Protection (CP) environment

The full course is 5 days for people with no previous qualifications in first aid

Our up-skill course is 3 days and is available if you hold prior qualifications, i.e FPOSI, (please call to discuss your entry route qualifications)


The Level 3 award is split into three units which all have to be completed and passed before certification.

  • Unit 1  First Response Emergency Care
  • Unit 2 First Response Emergency care in Trauma
  • Unit 3 First Response Emergency Care in Medical Conditions
  • Practical assessments/skills tests – observed by the Trainer throughout the course, with the results of each learning outcome recorded on the practical assessment paperwork

What will you learn

  • 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
  • Shock
  • Poisoning and intoxicating substances
  • External and internal bleeding
  • Helmet removal
  • Cervical collars and pelvic splints
  • Environmental exposure
  • Burns and scalds
  • Minor injuries
  • Incident reporting


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