Level 3
First Response Emergency Care

Intended Audience

The Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, ideal for those looking to work or volunteer as a first responder.

Among the first to arrive at a scene, First Responders typically include law enforcement officers, firefighters, and those providing medical cover at festivals and events such as Emergency/Community First Responders, Door Supervisors, Close Protection Operatives and Security Guards as well as those working in high risk environments including the military, power stations, agriculture and manufacturing.

Course Overview

This informative, hands-on 5-day course fulfils the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, providing the knowledge and practical skills needed to deal with a range of prehospital emergency care situations. The Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) covers; administration of emergency oxygen, management of trauma patients, major illnesses and much more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

 

Assessment Methods

6 x practical assessments/skills tests, 3 x theory assessments (multiple choice question papers), 1 x invigilated exam.

Level 3
Award for Emergency First Responders

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Award for Emergency First Responders (RQF) qualification is intended for those who are likely to be responding to an emergency incident, including: community first responders, emergency services personnel, event medical responders, cabin crew and first aiders.

Course Overview

Successful Learners will gain the knowledge and competencies needed to provide initial Prehospital care at emergency or life-threatening incidents, such as: managing a patient’s airways, dealing with catastrophic bleeding and managing major illnesses. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

 

Assessment Methods

11 x Practical assessments/Skills tests and 1 x Theory assessment (workbook).

Level 3
Award Administering Emergency Medical Gasses

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF) has been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility for providing treatment to patients who need medical gases administrating in Prehospital care environments, such as: those working in the police force, fire service or private ambulance sector.

Course Overview

During this half course day, Learners will develop the necessary knowledge and skills needed for the safe, prompt and effective administration of emergency oxygen and analgesic agents. Topics covered include: pre-operational inspections and how to monitor and record its effects. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

 

Assessment Methods

1 x Learner workbook and 1 x Practical assessment.

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