This First Response Emergency Care (FREC) Level 3 requalification is specifically designed for those who already hold a current FREC 3 and need to refresh their skills re-certify their current qualification.
This course is also for those who currently hold the First Person on Scene (FPOS) Intermediate and want to convert to First Response Emergency Care (FREC) Level 3.
Attending this certified three-day comprehensive training course enables learners to renew or convert to a FREC 3 qualification and will be valid for 3 years from the date of completion.
This is an in depth and comprehensive course that will cover a broad range of prehospital emergency situations and scenarios. Including both theory and practical sessions, we provide a practical, hands-on approach teaching learners to deal with emergency prehospital situations as they arise with confidence in a fast, safe and effective way.
Our FREC level 3 is a qualification on the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) and as such regulated by OFQUAL. The FREC suite of qualifications has been developed by the Awarding Body Qualsafe and clinically endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh – Faculty of prehospital Care (FPHC). It is also fully recognised by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).
On successful completion of this course, learners will receive a Level 3 award in First Response Emergency Care e-certificate which is valid for three years.
Who’s it for?
This course is specifically for those who hold a current FREC 3 qualification that is due to expire. Or anyone with a current FPOS-I and would like to convert to FREC 3.
The course requires three days (21 hours) of classroom attendance generally running from 9am to 6pm.
It is recommended learners revisit the recommended literature before attending.
Generic Core Material- Prehospital Emergency Care Course Book
Ambulance Care Essentials
During the course learners are required to complete practical assessments and exams.
For added reassurance, each learner is assessed throughout the course using a range of practical demonstrations, question and answer sessions, quizzes and engaging activities designed to coach and support you.
To ensure you get the most effective learning experience, learners must be physically able to participate as you will be required to participate in practical scenario based training sessions.
A current (in date) FREC 3 or FPOS-I certificate must be produced before or on day one of this course
Learners must be at least 18 years old on the first day of the training
Learners need a basic command of English (defined as Level 2).
Refreshments (tea, coffee etc)
What will I learn?
Key learning outcomes are:
Unit 1 First Response Emergency Care
Understand the role and responsibilities of a first responder providing emergency care
Be able to assess an incident and patient
Be able to assess and manage a patient’s airway
Be able to manage an unresponsive patient who is not breathing normally
Be able to use appropriate equipment during a resuscitation attempt
Be able to administer emergency oxygen
Unit 2 First Response Emergency Care of Trauma
Be able to manage catastrophic bleeding
Be able to manage a patient who is in shock
Be able to manage a patient who is bleeding
Know how to manage a patient with burns or scalds
Know how to manage a patient with minor injuries
Know how to manage a patient with sudden poisoning
Be able to provide emergency care to a patient with head and spinal injuries
Be able to provide emergency care to a patient with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
Unit 3 First Response Emergency Care of Medical Conditions
Understand how to identify and manage a patient with breathing difficulties
Know how to manage a patient with anaphylaxis
Know how to manage a patient with suspected major illness
Know how to manage a patient who is in seizure
Understand how to provide emergency care for the effects of environmental exposure
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