The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) 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.
This Ofqual regulated pre-hospital qualification is ideal for those who have a specific responsibility to respond to emergency situations. the qualification is approves by Qualsafe Awards (the UK’s largest Awarding Organisation for first aid qualifications) and is clinically endorsed by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care (FPHC). The Level 3 Certificate meets the FPHC criteria for descriptor ‘D’ Provider on the PHEM Skills Framework.
The life saving skills taught are particularly suited to security staff, medical response teams, fire and police officers, industrial first aiders, healthcare providers and community responders.
Why Choose Immediate Care Medical?
Our expert trainers draw on their own personal pre-hospital care experiences to make learning fun and memorable. This ensures that learners leave with the confidence and vital life saving skills needed to deal with the wide range of emergency situations.
Assessment and Requalification
Leaners will be continually assessed throughout he durations of the FREC® course, with successful candidates receiving a QA Level 3 Certificates in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) certificate. This is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending a 3 day FREC® requalification course.
All learners must be at least 17 years old and possess reasonable numeracy and literacy skills. Having existing basic first aid knowledge is also recommended (e.g. previous attendance on a First Aid at Work. Emergency First Aid at Work or Paediatric First Aid course).
This qualification may be used towards achieving other pre-hospital care qualifications, including the Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF)