Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF)

The Qualsafe Awards First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) covers the full range of skills required by the HSE for first aid, and is the leading qualification for events cover. For those with further ambitions, it also forms the first step of a programme to become a Paramedic in 2 years.

This qualification has been reviewed by Training Centres and updated to ensure it is in line with learner requirements and viable for delivery, making it one of the leading Prehospital Care qualifications on the market. For more detail on how the qualification has been improved, please click here.

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 police 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.

Qualification SpecificationCourse 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.

Certification

Successful learners will receive a personalised Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted, subject to a Centre’s Direct Claims Status and any required actions. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost (please see our Fees and Charges list for details).

Learner Registration Fees

Price includes: Free comprehensive Lesson Plan, Practical Assessment Sheets, Multiple Choice Question Papers, Invigilated Exam Papers and a Guide to Assessing Prehospital Qualifications.

Centres can save up to 12.5% on Learner Registrations with our tiered pricing system!

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