Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (FREC 3)

£395.00 (£474.00 inc. vat)


The Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (FREC 3) course is perfect for those seeking a career in the event medical and security sector or those who work in high risk workplaces, it covers the full range of skills required by the HSE for first aid, and more!

This informative, hands-on 5-day course fulfils the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, providing the knowledge and practical skills needed to deal with a range of prehospital emergency care situations. The Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) covers; administration of emergency oxygen, management of trauma patients, major illnesses and much more.

This qualification is endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


Role and responsibilities
Incident assessment
Primary survey
Secondary survey
Airway management
Breathing management
Circulation management
Basic life support (BLS)
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
Use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
Emergency Oxygen
Multi-system trauma
Major trauma
Catastrophic bleeding
Chest injuries
Wounds and bleeding
Burns and scalds
Head & spinal injuries
Musculoskeletal injuries
Major illness
Recovery position

Intended Audience

People seeking a career in the ambulance service, event medical sector and those who work in high risk workplaces such as Police Officers, Firefighters, Door Supervisors, Close Protection Operatives and Mountain Rescue.

Entry Requirements

Must be at least 17 years old
Recommended - Level 2 in Literacy


5 days


Manchester, North West, M27 4EQ


Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised certificate which is valid for 3 years.


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