Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3)

Five Day FREC 3 First Responder Qualification

Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3)

Five Day FREC 3 First Responder Qualification

Five day Qualsafe Level 3 Award In First Response Emergency Care (RQF) qualification, also known as FREC3

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Qualification Summary

The aim of the Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3) is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to work as a First Responder. It is ideal for those who wish to work within the Event Medical or Close Protection Sectors, or as a stepping stone to working within the private medical world in roles such as Patient Transport. It replaces the Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care.

Price includes a new copy of Ambulance Care Essentials posted our prior to start of training (for pre-course reading).

Who Should Take This Qualification ?

You should take this qualification if you are working (or plan to work) within the private medical sector. It is ideal for those working within the event environment, but can also be suitable for those looking for Patient Transport work or COVID swabbing (with additional training).
The Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3) is also recognised by the HSE as meeting the requirements for First Aid at Work.

Prerequisites

While there are no formal prerequisites for the Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3), learners will ideally have previous experience or training in First Aid.
Learners will be expected to complete approximately 14hours of pre-course reading on the following topics:

  • Principles of communication
  • Consent and capacity
  • Information governance
  • Patient assessment (primary and secondary surveys)
  • Health and safety in their environment
  • Duty of care, scope of practice and accountability

Learners will be required to complete practical activities & assessments during the Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3).
Learners do not need good literacy skills to complete the Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3), but there will be a multiple choice papers over the duration of the course. Should anyone experience difficulties with this style of assessment this can be completed verbally in certain circumstances. Please contact us for further details.
Learners must be at least 17 years old on the first day of the training.

What Will I Learn ?

The Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3) has 1 unit with 3 mandatory components that Learners are required to complete in order to achieve the qualification. These will cover Patient Assessment and Management, Emergency Trauma and Focused Emergency and Urgent Care.

Qualification Structure

The Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3) has four units that learners are required to complete.

  • Component 1 (3 Assessments)
    • Basic Life Support And AED
    • Airway And Ventilation Management
    • Multiple Choice Question Paper – Theory
  • Component 2 (3 Assessments)
    • Assessment And Treatment Of Trauma 1
    • Assessment And Treatment Of Trauma 2
    • Multiple Choice Question Paper – Theory
  • Component 3 (3 Assessments)
    • Assessment And Treatment Of Illness 1
    • Assessment And Treatment Of Illness 2
    • Multiple Choice Question Paper – Theory
  • Invigilated Exam (1 Assessments)
    • Anatomy And Physiology

The Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3) usually takes five days to complete.

We run our Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3) in two varieties, either 5 days continuously or split over two weeks.

You may wish to consider the qualifications and courses listed below as alternatives or complimentary qualifications. You should always ensure that your chosen qualification meets your requirements and needs assessment.

First Response Emergency Care (Level 3) FREC 3 (Requalification)

The Three Day First Response Emergency Care (Level 3) FREC 3 (Requalification) is for those who already hold a valid in-date First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) or Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care qualification and wish to renew that qualification.

 

The items listed below can typically be added to this qualification. Please get in touch for full details.

Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases

Complete the Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases in conjunction with your FREC 3 training
Additional £25.00 per person

 
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Open Dates for Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3)

Start DateVenue*Price**Book Now
Mon 29th April 2024 09:00
Continues On Tue 30th April Wed 1st May Mon 13th May Tue 14th May
Fully Booked
Venue To Be Confirmed - Lichfield £400.00
Mon 9th September 2024 09:30
Continues On Tue 10th September Wed 11th September Thu 12th September Fri 13th September
Venue To Be Confirmed - Cannock £400.00
* Any venue showing as to be confirmed will run at one of local venues. Full details will be provided closer to start date.
** Price is per person and includes manual(s) and all materials.