Health and Safety

FREC3 (First Response in Emergency Care)

The Qualsafe Awards Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) qualification is specifically designed for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance services, the event medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces. Successful candidates will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to be able to deal with a wide range of prehospital care emergencies, such as: managing a patient’s airway; catastrophic bleeding; management of fractures; medical emergencies and many more! What’s more, this Ofqual regulated qualification is clinically endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care –The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfils the competencies set out in the Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) skills framework at descriptor level D, meaning learners can book this course with total confidence! Duration: Five-day course (9:30am to 4:30pm approximately) Equipment: No equipment is necessary for you to bring to the course. Pens and note paper will be available. Lunch provided: On full day training courses lunch will be provided. Refreshments will be available throughout the duration of this course. Please note that it is a requirement of the awarding body, that we need to see photographic proof of identity of each candidate before they can be entered into the exam, for example, passport, driving licence, student union card or work pass. Content Roles and responsibilities of a first responder Medical emergencies Patient assessment Airway management Adult, child and infant CPR & AED usage Emergency oxygen Traumatic injuries Catastrophic bleeding Shock Poisoning and intoxicating substances External and internal bleeding Helmet removal Cervical collars and pelvic splints Environmental exposure Burns and scalds Minor injuries Incident reporting

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