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.
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
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