About this training

This regulated and nationally recognised prehospital care qualification is ideal for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance service, the event and security medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.


Over a 5 day period, learners will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to deal with a range of prehospital care emergencies, such as: managing a patient’s airway, catastrophic bleeding, management of fractures, medical emergencies and more.


Endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, this fantastic qualification is perfect for a range of roles in emergency care, such as: Event Medical Responder, Emergency Care Support Worker and more.


What’s more, the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) also forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications that lead to the QA Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice (RQF).

This course covers
  • Roles and responsibilities of a first responder Medical emergencies

  • Patient assessment

  • Airway management

  • Adult, child and infant CPR & AED usage

  • Return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) procedures

  • Emergency oxygen Traumatic injuries Catastrophic bleeding Shock

  • Poisoning and intoxicating substances External and internal bleeding Helmet removal

  • Neck, spine and pelvic immobilisation Environmental exposure

  • Burns and scalds Minor injuries Incident reporting

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Course length

5 days

Certificate lasts for

3 years

Qualification

QA Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care

Per person*

£349

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*price per person when the maximum number join. Please note that our fee remains the same regardless of the number of people who join.

Any prerequisites?

How many people can join this course?

Up to 6

How old do I need to be?

17+

FAQs

This qualification is Ofqual regulated and awarded by Qualsafe Awards - the biggest awarding organisation for first aid qualifications in the UK.

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