QA Level 3 Certificate (RQF) in First Response Emergency Care (FREC)

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.

Suitable for: Those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance services, the event medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.

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AIM

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare delegates 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.

OBJECTIVE

To enable delegates to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of pre-hospital emergency situations.

 

This is a 5 day (35 hour) course is an alternative to the old IHCD L2 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).

The 3 day QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) re-qualification course is also perfect for those who have already completed an FPOSi qualification and are due to requalify.

Our FREC training courses are delivered by highly competent and experienced medics, healthcare professionals and trainers with many years experience in the pre-hospital field.

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) comprises 3 mandatory units with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 150 hours.

Contact learning hours: 35 (classroom)

Self-directed study: 118 hours

Minimum time to complete the award: 3 weeks

Maximum time to complete the award: 20 weeks

Assessment

13 x Practical assessments

3 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers)

4 x Skills tests and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course

Valid for 3 years

  • 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.

 

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16

Sep

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

Belfast

£612.00

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - Sunday, 20 September 2020

09:30 AM - 05:00 PM (5 days)

  • Belfast
  • £612.00 incl. VAT

Wed 16 Sep 2020 - Sun 20 Sep 2020

09:30 AM - 05:00 PM (5 days)

Suitable for: The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RCF) 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.

Cost

£510.00

Time

9.30am – 5pm each day

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