First Person on Scene (International) – Level 3


This qualification supports those who require more advanced First Aid skills. While the qualification has been developed for Close Protection Operatives working in the UK and abroad, the knowledge and skillset develops are also ideal for any Industrial First Aiders and those working in remote areas. This course gives candidates the skills, knowledge and confidence to stabilise a patient for up to forty minutes until an ambulance or other pre-hospital care provider arrives.

Who should attend?

  • Close Protection Operatives
  • Event Medical Industry
  • Advanced First Aid Trainers
  • Security Industry
  • Co-Responders
  • ERT – Emergency Response Teams

The new Level 3 Award for the First Person on Scene (International) is an up to date qualification underpinned by current practice. It provides learners with the knowledge and life savings skills to assess, manage and treat a patient in a trauma and/or medical emergency and to stabilise the patient for up to forty minutes before the ambulance or pre-hospital care providers arrive.

The qualification is regulated by the government department OFQUAL and is clinically endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Faculty of Pre-Hospital (FPHC) Care and meets the Level 3 FPHC Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine Skills Framework.

NOTE: This qualification is valid for 3 years. Once the qualification has expired, or due to expire the learner is required to re undertaking the course again in order to maintain the qualification.

This course covers aspects including:

  • Scene safety and management, including triage
  • Patient assessment
  • Management of catastrophic bleeding
  • Basic and intermediate airway management skills (including adjuncts)
  • Respiratory assessment
  • Management of breathing difficulties (including the use of oxygen)
  • Basic and Intermediate life support including AED
  • Management of haemorrhages and shock
  • Recognition and management of a range of medical emergencies
  • Recognition and management of a range of trauma emergencies
  • The recognition features of sepsis
  • Assisting the healthcare professional
  • Paediatric life support

The full QNUK course specification can be found here


The practical Learning Outcomes are assessed by observation.

  • MultiChoice Questions (MCQ) for theory and underpinning knowledge.
  • The Practical demonstration of skills


Quantification Network UK – Level 3 Award for the First Person on Scene (International) (RQF)

Endorsed By The Faculty of Pre-hospital Care, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and Recognised as a minimum requirement by Security Industry Authority (SIA)


Wed, 3rd Feb 2021 - Fri, 5th Feb 2021


8:30 am - 5:00 pm


£350 per person + VAT


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