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First Aid Courses in Scotland


Level 2

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

   Course duration: >35 Hours contact
   Validity: 3 Years
   Accreditation: Qualsafe Awards (Ofqual RQF Framework)

Ideal as an alternative to the 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).

Completion:

Endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, this fantastic qualification is perfect for a range of roles in emergency care, such as: Event Medical Responder, Emergency Care Support Worker and more.

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) has been shortlisted for the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) ‘Qualification of the Year’ Award 2018 and is one of the few first aid qualifications recognised by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

Intended Audience

The Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance service, the event and security medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.

Course Overview

Over a 5-day period, Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to deal with a range of Prehospital care emergencies, such as: managing a patient’s airways, catastrophic bleeding, management of fractures, medical emergencies and more.

Assessment Methods

13 x Practical assessments, 3 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers) and 4 x Skills tests

 



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