The aim of the qualification is to enable Learners to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of prehospital emergency situations. The qualification comprises of 3 mandatory units with a total value of 15 credits.
Each credit is equivalent to 10 hours of dedicated learning time. Learning time consists of guided learning hours (GLH) and self-directed study. GLH are a measure of the contact time a typical Learner will require in direct guidance – from a Trainer – to complete their programme of learning successfully, which for this qualification should be a minimum of 35 hours over 5 days (excluding breaks).
Sessions should be a minimum of 2 hours. Learners should be encouraged to do a minimum of 118 hours of self-directed study, which should include additional reading and applied practice. Learners must complete all assessments in the unit successfully to achieve the qualification.
The maximum period to achieve this qualification is 20 weeks.
We can offer the following:
FPOS I to FREC conversion Personnel who already hold the IHCD BTEC Level 2 FPOS Intermediate qualification, may convert over to the FREC qualification by completing a 3-day conversion course. Please contact us for further information.
Students who successfully complete this course will be issued a QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) certificate from Qualsafe Awards, which is valid for 3 years.
Recognition of Prior Learning Learners who have gained a Level 2 First Person On Scene (Intermediate) qualification within the last 3 years may attend a shorter 3 day FREC conversion course. Contact us for more details.
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 (RQF).
T McAdams Security Training Solutions ltd are approved by Qualsafe Awards, an Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqual to offer regulated Qualifications.
Successful candidates will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to be able to deal with a wide range of prehospital care emergencies, such as:
What’s more, this Ofqual regulated qualification is clinically endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care –The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfils the competencies set out in the Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) skills framework at descriptor level D, meaning learners can book this course with total confidence!
First Response Emergency Care Level 3 (RQF) £600 inclusive of VAT
Full package with full board and single accommodation £940.00 inclusive of VAT.
Close Protection and First Response Emergency Care Level 3 (RQF)Full package with full board in single accommodation £3,910.00 inclusive of VAT. For more details, contact us.
Our instructors are all qualified in their specialised field; they have a wealth of knowledge gained through working in hostile and challenging environments within the military, law enforcement and the private security industry.
T McAdams Security Training Solutions provide commissioned packages to our clients to meet all of their objectives. We do this by using the tried and tested ‘Systems Approach to Training’ (SAT), combined with project management methodology which ensures that courses are delivered on time, to the agreed standard and within budget.