First Response Emergency Care Level 3 RQF (FREC3)

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.

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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.

Objectives

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 replaces the IHCD L2 First Person on Scene Intermediate (FPOSi) qualification.  The Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications that lead to the QA Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice (RQF).

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.

Hard Copy Manuals provided only- PDF version not available.

 

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Course Breakdown 

The Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) comprises 3 mandatory units with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 53 hours.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) of 35

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

Course Syllabus

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first responder
  • Medical emergencies
  • Patient assessment
  • Airway management Adult, child and infant CPR & AED usage
  • Emergency oxygen
  • Catastrophic bleeding
  • Chest injuries
  • Compromised Circulation
  • Poisoning and intoxicating substances
  • External and internal bleeding
  • Head, spinal and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Environmental exposure
  • Burns and scalds
  • Wounds, bleeding and eye injuries
  • Incident reporting
  • Convulsion
  • Major Illnesses
  • Anaphylaxis

 

  • Event first aiders
  • Fire Fighters
  • Police fire arms and medics
  • Close protection operative: this qualification is recognised by the Security Industries Authority (SIA)
  • Expedition Leaders UK and overseas
  • Journalists working overseas
  • Researchers working overseas
  • Film Crews working overseas
  • Aid workers in hostile or disaster-prone countries
  • Community Responders in the UK
  • High risk work environments in UK and overseas
  • Offshore workers
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14

Feb

Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF)

Belfast

£540.00

Monday, 14 February 2022 - Friday, 18 February 2022

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

  • Belfast
  • £540.00 incl. VAT
Register6 places remaining

Mon 14 Feb 2022 - Fri 18 Feb 2022

09:00 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.

Register6 places remaining
Limited places
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21

Mar

Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF)

Belfast

£540.00

Monday, 21 March 2022 - Friday, 25 March 2022

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

  • Belfast
  • £540.00 incl. VAT
Register6 places remaining

Mon 21 Mar 2022 - Fri 25 Mar 2022

09:00 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.

Register6 places remaining
Limited places
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23

May

Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF)

Belfast

£540.00

Monday, 23 May 2022 - Friday, 27 May 2022

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

  • Belfast
  • £540.00 incl. VAT
Register6 places remaining

Mon 23 May 2022 - Fri 27 May 2022

09:00 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.

Register6 places remaining
Limited places
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22

Aug

Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF)

Belfast

£540.00

Monday, 22 August 2022 - Friday, 26 August 2022

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

  • Belfast
  • £540.00 incl. VAT
Register6 places remaining

Mon 22 Aug 2022 - Fri 26 Aug 2022

09:00 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.

Register6 places remaining
Limited places
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17

Oct

Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF)

Belfast

£540.00

Monday, 17 October 2022 - Friday, 21 October 2022

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

  • Belfast
  • £540.00 incl. VAT
Register6 places remaining

Mon 17 Oct 2022 - Fri 21 Oct 2022

09:00 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.

Register6 places remaining

Cost

£540.00 (Including VAT)

Time

9.00am – 5pm each day

 

Location

Kingsbridge Training Academy
10 Falcon Way, Boucher Road,
Belfast, BT12 6SQ

Accredited by

3 Level Award