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

The 3 day QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) re-qualification course is also perfect for those who have already completed an FPOSi qualification and are due to requalify.

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, Emergency Care Support Worker and more.

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is recognised by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification has been specifically designed to provide Learners with the knowledge and skills needed to administer initial emergency care at life-threatening incidents prior to the arrival of further medical assistance.

The QA Level 2 Award for Community First Responders (RQF) is ideal for those who are currently performing as, or aspiring to perform as, a community first responder.

During this 2 day course, Learners will gain the necessary skills associated with the assessment, treatment and stabilisation of patients at life-threatening incidents. Topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the community first responder, assessing a scene at an emergency incident, managing an unresponsive patient, how to administer emergency oxygen, managing a patient with suspected major illness and more.

QA Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised Prehospital care qualification provides Learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding to deal with emergency care in a Prehospital environment where delivery of medical gases may be required.

The QA Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF) has been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility for providing treatment to patients who need medical gases administrating in Prehospital care environments, such as: those working in the police force, fire service or private ambulance sector.

During this half course day, Learners will develop the necessary knowledge and skills needed for the safe, prompt and effective administration of emergency oxygen and analgesic agents. Topics covered include: pre-operational inspections and how to monitor and record its effects. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered.