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

The leading qualification for events cover and those wishing to pursue a career in the ambulance service. 

The leading qualification for events cover, the Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) covers the full range of skills required by the HSE for first aid, and more! For those with further ambitions, it also forms the first step of a programme to become a Paramedic in 2 years.

Over 5 days, you will fulfil the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, gaining the knowledge and practical skills needed to deal with a range of prehospital emergency care situations. A perfect fit for those looking to work or volunteer as a first responder.

Among the first to arrive at a scene, First Responders typically includes law enforcement officers, firefighters, and those providing medical cover at events, as well as those working in high risk environments including the military, power stations, agriculture and manufacturing.

FREC 3 Course delivered by First Line Medical in Northamptonshire
Pre Hospital First Responder Courses delivered by First Line Medical.JPG

What's Covered?

  • The role and responsibilities of a first responder

  • Assessing an incident 

  • Managing an unresponsive casualty

  • Adult CPR and AED 

  • Airway management

  • Assessment and treatment of trauma (bleeding)

  • Burn severity

  • Child cardiopulmonary resuscitation 

  • Choking patient 

  • Circulatory system

  • Infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Management of fractures

  • Medical emergencies

  • Patient report form 

  • Respiratory system

  • Secondary survey

  • Unconscious patient

  • Using medical oxygen


Our dedicated team is on hand to answer any questions you may have before booking. From payment plans to group bookings, we've got you covered. 

Kickstart your career in the medical sector with a regulated,  pre-hospital qualification 

Use your Skills

As a medical provider we can help you use the skills you've learnt and get paid. 

Continued Training

Our inhouse training team hold regular CPD training sessions open to public.

Remote Training

Our trainers can deliver Ofqual Regulated Qualifications at your business. 

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