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Level 3 Award in First Responders

The level 3 First Responders is an up to date qualification underpinned by current practice.  It provides learners with the knowledge and life savings skills to assess, manage and treat a patient in a trauma and/or medical emergency and to stabilise the patient for up to forty minutes before the ambulance or pre-hospital care providers arrive.

• Scene safety

• Minimising the risk of infection

• Patient assessment

• Basic life support and automated defibrillation (to re-start the heart)

• Providing initial emergency patient care

• Being part of a medical response.

The qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge and skills to stabilise a patient for up to forty minutes until an ambulance or other pre-hospital care provider arrives. The knowledge and skills taught as part of the course are designed for the first person at the scene to intervene within a scope of practice to utilise life-saving interventions to preserve life and prevent deterioration of the patient.

Clinical endorsement of the qualification is by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and the Association of First Aiders. The qualification meets Grade descriptor C of the faculty of pre hospital care, pre hospital emergency medicine skills framework.

The qualification

The qualification is suitable for:

  • Community first responders
  • Co responder e.g. police, fire and other emergency services
  • Military
  • First aid trainers
  • Security Staff
  • Close protection
  • Stewards
  • Event medical industry
  • Voluntary sector
  • Cabin crew
  • Service Industry (shop staff etc)
  • Those who want more than First Aid

Excellentia L3 FPOS-I Courses (4 days):

• Sun 10 – Wed 13 March 2019
• Sun 9 – Wed 12 June 2019
• Sun 29 September – Wed 2 October 2019

  • Course Details
  • £ 480.00 per 4 days
  • Sunday 10th March
  • Wed 13 March 2019
  • Call for information
  • London
  • £480.00 INC VAT