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QA Level 3 Award in

First Response Emergency Care (FREC3) (RQF)

Intended Audience:

The Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, ideal for those looking to work or volunteer as a first responder.

Among the first to arrive at a scene, first responders typically include police officers, firefighters, and those providing medical cover at festivals and events such as Emergency/Community First Responders, Door Supervisors, Close Protection Operatives and Security Guards as well as those working in high risk environments including the military, power stations, agriculture and manufacturing.


This informative, hands-on 5-day course fulfils the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, providing the knowledge and practical skills needed to deal with a range of pre-hospital emergency care situations. The Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) covers: administration of emergency oxygen, management of trauma patients, major illnesses and more.

Entry Requirements:

Learners must be at least 17 years old on the first day of the training and be able to perform practical tasks at floor level.

There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that leaners have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy or equivalent and a basic understanding of first aid.

Course Duration

5 Days



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