FPOs - FREC LEVEL 3

About this course

Course Duration:

3 Days (24 Hours)

Course Cost:

£375.00 (inc vat)

Course Description:

This Ofqual regulated pre-hospital care qualification is ideal for those who have a specific responsibility to respond to emergency situations. The qualification is approved 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.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.

You must hold an In Date IHCD FPOS-I certifcate to attend this course, otherwise you must attend the full 5 day FREC Level 3course.

Course Description


If you hold a current IHCD FPOS I certificate you can attended a 3 day conversion course to FREC Level 3 This Ofqual regulated pre-hospital care qualification is ideal for those who have a specific responsibility to respond to emergency situations. The qualification is approved 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. The topics covered include:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Child and Infant BLS
  • Emergency oxygen administration
  • Bag Valve Mask (BVM) and pocket mask
  • Trauma and catastrophic bleeding
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Shock and circulation
  • Sudden poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Airway management
  • Environmental exposure
Responding to life threatening medical conditions The Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC®) is accepted as covering all learning outcomes and assessment criteria contained within the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work qualification. As such this qualification exceeds the HSE’s standard requirements for those acting as a workplace first aider and also covers a number of additional training needs that are often identified in ‘higher risk’ working environments. Why Choose Rapid Response Medical? Your FREC course will be taught by Paramedics with years of front line experience, taught from our dedicated training centre in the heart of the West Midlands you will train using the latest equipment. Rapid Response Medical has its own CQC registered ambulance service allowing us to run realistic and engaging scenarios using our own vehicles and facilities. Expect a fantastic training experience when you book with us. We also offer our students oppotunites to work on our BANK once qualified to gain valuble experience. Assessment and Requalification: Learners will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the FREC® course, with successful candidates receiving a QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) certificate. This is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending a 3 day FREC® requalification course. Entry Requirements: 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). You must hold an In Date IHCD FPOS-I certifcate to attend this course, otherwise you must attend the full 5 days FREC course. Refresher Training: In line with Resuscitation Council (UK) guidance, it is strongly recommended that first responders undertake annual refresher training that includes Basic Life Support and Automated External Defibrillation. Progression: This qualification may be used towards achieving other pre-hospital care qualifications, including the Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF). Qualsafe now also offer a route to Paramedic through there range of FREC courses. Training Location & Facilities: Our courses are delivered from our dedicated training venue in Cannock, Staffordshire (15 Miles North Of Birmingham). Our facilities include a fully equipped training centre along with Ambulances and plenty of outdoor space for training.




Certification & Accreditation


Learners will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the FREC® course, with successful candidates receiving a QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) certificate. This is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending a 3 day FREC® requalification course.




Further Information


You must hold an In Date IHCD FPOS-I certifcate to attend this course, otherwise you must attend the full 5 days FREC course.





 

Upcoming public course dates:

FPOS-FREC3 Conversion - Cannock
Mar 19, 2018, 9:00 AM – Mar 21, 2018, 5:00 PM
Rapid Response, Cannock, UK
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WHY BOOK WITH US?

 Rapid Response have been running FREC courses since there inception and have built up a fantastic reputation with our customers and also Qualsafe, the awarding body.

All our courses are taught by Paramedics and Technicians with years of front line ambulance experience.

We try to make our courses as practical as possible and introduce interesting scenarios

Rapid response medical services ltd

Response House, Brookfield Drive, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 0JN

Registered In England: 11020015

Tel: 01543 471 547

info@rapidresponsegroup.co.uk