First Response Emergency Care (FREC3)

First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) covers the full range of skills required by the HSE for first aid, and more!

For those with further ambitions, it also forms the first step of a programme to become a Paramedic in 2 years. Over 5 days, you will fulfil the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, gaining the knowledge and practical skills needed to deal with a range of prehospital emergency care situations.

A perfect fit for those looking to work or volunteer as a first responder. Among the first to arrive at a scene, First Responders typically includes law enforcement officers, firefighters, and those providing medical cover at events, as well as those working in high risk environments including the military, power stations, agriculture and manufacturing

Aspects of the Course:

  • 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 


To be awarded this qualification the Learner must 100% pass of all the assessments carried out.


Mon, 29th Apr 2024 - Fri, 3rd May 2024


9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Fully Booked


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