Looking to develop your skills? Or looking for a career in pre-hospital care? FREC level 3 will provide you with essential and advanced first aid skills for working in high risk environments. It can also be used as a doorway to higher level pre-hospital care training.
This course will provide you with advanced first aid skills and the confidence to administer treatment when
All Learners must be at least 17 years old and possess reasonable numeracy and literacy skills. Having
existing basic first aid knowledge is also recommended (e.g. previous attendance on a First Aid at Work,
Emergency First Aid at Work or Paediatric First Aid course).
Here’s a breakdown of the FREC 3 course’s content:
Roles and Responsibilities of Pre-Hospital Care Providers – including recording incidents & patient specific documentation
Incident assessment and control
Patient assessment – Primary Survey (ABCDE) & Secondary Survey.
Recognising and Managing Catastrophic Bleeding
Airway assessment and management techniques and the use of equipment/adjuncts.
Breathing assessment and management – including oxygen administration
Circulatory assessment and management – including recognising and managing hypovolaemic shock.
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & Automated External Defibrillation – to the current Resuscitation Council
Trauma – Using various techniques and equipment, you will learn how to manage traumatic emergencies including:
Recognition and management of common medical emergencies including:
Recognition and management of common environmental emergencies including:
During the course, you will undertake practical assessments and multiple-choice question papers.
Upon completion of this course, you will be awarded the Qualsafe/Lubas Medical FREC Level 3 Certificate
endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. While FREC Level 3 certification is valid for 3 years, we
strongly recommend refreshing your CPR/AED skills annually.
FREC L3 qualification will allow you to enrol on our FREC L4 course. FREC Level 6 will allow you to register
as a Paramedic.
FREC L3 is taught over 35 hours spread over 5 days. You will also be required to complete 118 hours of
You will be expected to complete 118 hours of evidenced self-directed learning. This can be made up of various
We advise that you read the following books before attending the course:
These books will be available for you to borrow during your 5 days with us. If you wish to purchase your own
copy please follow the link: https://www.qualsafe.com/categories/Books/Emergency-Care-Books/