FREC 3 Course Overview
What is FREC 3?
The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) (FREC 3) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance service, the event and security medical sector or those who work in high-risk workplaces. Over a 5-day period, Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to deal with a range of Prehospital care emergencies, such as:
- Managing a patient’s airways
- Catastrophic bleeding
- Management of fractures
- Medical emergencies
- And much more…
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 emergency care, such as Event Medical Responder and Emergency Care Support Worker.
Why Choose CIPHER Medical for the FREC 3 Course?
CIPHER Medical uses experienced and appropriately qualified paramedics and out-of-hospital educators, with state-of-the-art equipment, in a realistic learning environment to ensure learners get the best possible learning and simulation as close as possible to real-life clinical practice.
Our specially designed Training Facility is stocked with industry-leading Simulation & Training equipment, plus our immersive classroom features a simulation suite that allows us to put participants right into the action.
There’s only so much you can learn in a classroom, which is why we’ll get you straight into the action and allow you to react to challenging, dynamic environments that you might face out there in the real world. By simulating real-world scenarios, you get a chance to practise the skills and knowledge you’ve learned during the FREC 3 Course without the pressures of dealing with real patients.
How long does a FREC 3 course take?
Our FREC 3 Course takes place over a 5-day period, which includes learning, training, simulations and testing.
What can I do with a FREC 3 Qualification?
Completing the FREC 3 Course is the first step towards a career in pre-hospital care and with this comes a wide range of opportunities. It’s ideal for anyone looking to pursue a career in the emergency services, including the ambulance service, as well as the event medical industry and security medical sector, as well as a number of high-risk workplaces.
As the first step in the FREC pathway, the FREC 3 course opens you up to take the FREC 4, FREC 5, and finally, the Level 6 Diploma in order to become a fully qualified, registered Paramedic.