FREC 3 Refresher
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Duration - 3 Days
Cost - £462.00 Inc. VAT
Qualification Code - "FREC3REF"
Awarding Body - Qualsafe Awards
Pre-requisites - Learners must be 17 years old with a good level of numeracy/literacy skills and must hold either a Level 3 certificate in First Response Emergency Care or Level 2 First Person on Scene (FPOS) qualification which must be in date on the start of the course.
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The Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC) Refresher, is for those students who need to re-certify their current qualification or those currently hold the Edexcel FPOS intermediate award and wish to convert during their refresher, to the FREC level 3 award.
Topics covered in the FREC level 3 include:
• Adult, Child and Infant BLS with AED
• Emergency oxygen administration
• Bag Valve Mask (BVM) and pocket mask
• Trauma and catastrophic bleeding
• Head and spinal injuries
• Shock and circulation
• Sudden poisoning
• Burns and scalds
• Airway management
• Environmental exposure
• Responding to life threatening medical conditions
The Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC) is accepted as covering all learning outcomes and assessment criteria contained within the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work qualification. As such this qualification exceeds the HSE’s standard requirements for those acting as a workplace first aider and also covers a number of additional training needs that are often identified in ‘higher risk’ working environments.
On successful completion learners will be awarded a level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (CQF) valid for 3 years.
This qualification may be used to allow progression to the Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF).
Learners must be 17 years old with a good level of numeracy/literacy skills.
Learners must also hold either a Level 3 certificate in First Response Emergency Care or Level 2 First Person on Scene (FPOS) qualification which must be in date on the start of the course.