This regulated and nationally recognised prehospital care 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.
The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) qualification is specifically designed for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance services, the event medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.
Our team of ex-NHS Ambulance tutors and assessors offer extensive practical, clinical and educational experience, ensuring professional delivery, mentor support and guided learning throughout your course.
The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) is one of the few first aid qualifications recognised by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).
Minimum time to complete the award: 3 weeks Maximum time to complete the award: 20 weeks
13 x Practical assessments 3 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers) 4 x Skills tests and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course
You will be provided with a course manual prior to the classroom phase of the course. It is advised that you complete a minimum of 118 hours of self-study before, during and after the classroom phase of the course. Additional resources will be available through our VLE at www.flr.training
Interactive classroom learning with practical simulation training is delivered by our experienced ex-NHS clinical tutors and current Paramedics/Nurses with over 100 years combined teaching experience of all clinical levels.
Work Based Learning
It is recommended that you complete a period of consolidation on completion of your course within a clinical placement. This allows for an opportunity to demonstrate new skills within a supervised environment.
Learners must be at least 17 years old on the first day of the training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent and a basic understanding of first aid.
Payments can be made via bank transfer or on receipt of an electronic invoice. For those making payments by instalment, this will be provided by our payment partner – GoCardless. There is a 1.5% transaction fee for credit card payments.