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
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
On location only
Certificate lasts for
QA Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care
*Price per person when you buy a course for the max number of people quoted. Our total fee stays the same regardless of how many people join, (up to the max. quoted).
This qualification is Ofqual regulated and awarded by Qualsafe Awards - the biggest awarding organisation for first aid qualifications in the UK.
How old do I need to be?
How many people?
Up to 6