QA LEVEL 3 FIRST RESPONSE EMERGENCY CARE (RQF) (FREC 3) | First Line Emergency Care Course | Ramsgate Kent, London
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P Wave Medical Academy

QA Level 3 First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC 3)


Based in Ramsgate, Kent, we provide first aid cover for events across Kent and London, private ambulance hire and training courses that will give you all the qualifications you need in areas such as first line emergency care and first response, with excellent career progression opportunities.

Ideal as an alternative to the First Person on Scene Intermediate (FPOSi) qualification, the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC3) is a first line emergency care course which also forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications, leading to the QA Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice (RQF).

Endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, this fantastic qualification is perfect for a range of roles in first line emergency care and first response, such as: Event Medical Responder, Emergency Care Support Worker and more.

What’s more, the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) has been shortlisted for the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) ‘Qualification of the Year’ Award 2018, and is one of the few qualifications recognised by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for those seeking a career in the emergency service, first response emergency care, first line and ambulance service, the event and security medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.

Course Overview

Over a 5 day period, Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to deal with a range of Prehospital care and first line emergencies, such as: managing a patient’s airways, catastrophic bleeding, management of fractures, medical emergencies and more.

Assessment Methods

13 x Practical assessments, 3 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers) and 4 x Skills tests.

This course is delivered in our training centre in Ramsgate, Kent.  We have a range of hotels nearby for those that are travelling down, including Travelodge, and Holiday Inn Express.

We strongly recommend that students booking onto this particular course purchase the Ambulance Care Essentials book by The Association Of Ambulance Chef Executives.  We also offer these to purchase on the course for £34.99 each.


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The leading qualification for events cover, the Qualsafe 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.


Additional Information
Dates Available

16th, 17th, 18th, 19th 20th February 2022, 30th 31st May & 1st 2nd 3rd June 2022