The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) 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.
This regulated and nationally recognised prehospital care 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. It is also fully recognised by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).
Where and When?
Course dates in Warminster for individuals are below.
Who should attend
This course is aimed at those who:
- Need to refresh their FREC course
- Would like to change from FPOS(I) to FREC
To be eligible for the course you must hold either an in date FREC or FPOS(I) certificate.
The course consists of the following 3 units;
Unit 1 First Response Emergency Care
Unit 2 First Response Emergency Care of Trauma
Unit 3 First Response Emergency Care of Medical Conditions
Assessment & certification
Assessment is via a series of practical assessments and multiple-choice question papers. This qualification is valid for 3 years, the learner needs to retake the qualification before their certificate expiry date to remain qualified.