Level 3

Certificate for First Responders on Scene FROS®

Our 100% version classroom course. We also offer a blended version where learners may complete half the course using our unique video online training course and then attend a shorter classroom course. This course is taught by our expert clinical educators, who hold skill sets at Level F or higher on the FPHC PHEM Skills Framework:

Purpose of this qualification?

The purpose of this FAQ Level 3 Certificate for First Responders on Scene is to provide first responders with the skills, knowledge and understanding to provide the appropriate care to a casualty prior to the arrival of an ambulance.  For example, Fire & Rescue, Police, Military, RLNI, Lifeguards and security staff who provide a rapid response to immediate life-threatening medical emergencies. This is usually in locations where the partner organisations will be able to get to the call more quickly.

  • This qualification sits at Category E on the FPHC PHEM Skills Framework:
  • Nationally certificated non-health care professional pre-hospital provider caring for patients as a primary role i.e. may give medication. i.e. More specialist UKSAR trained personnel, some military personnel and some D13 Specialist certificated police officers.
  • SIA approved for security operatives.

To achieve the FAQ Level 3 Certificate for First Responders on Scene learners must achieve a minimum of 10 components. They must complete all 9 mandatory components in Group M and must select at least one component from the Optional Group O components, totalling 10 components overall. For more information please contact us.

Occupations that use this course >>

  • Police Medics
  • Community First Responders
  • Workplaces where a higher level of first aid is required
  • First aid instructors
  • Fire & Rescue services
  • Ambulance services
  • Close protection services
  • Police Firearms officers
  • Coastguard rope rescue officers
  • Anyone needing a more advanced out of hospital care course with no prerequisites

Course Curriculum >>

To achieve the FAQ Level 3 Certificate for First Responders on Scene learners must achieve a minimum of 10 components. They must complete all 9 mandatory components in Group M and must select at least one component from the Optional Group O components, totalling 10 components overall.

Group M – Mandatory Component Number URN Component Name

  1. Y/506/4953 Human anatomy and physiology for immediate emergency care
  2. F/506/8477 Assessment of casualties in immediate emergency care
  3. D/505/9740 Basic airway management in emergency care
  4. K/505/9739 Basic life support and external defibrillation
  5. H/506/4955 Management of medical conditions
  6. L/505/9734 Support the emergency care of wounds, bleeding and burns
  7. K/506/4956 Management of injuries
  8. L/506/8479 Management of trauma
  9. J/506/6603 Recognition and management of anaphylaxis 1 3

Group O1 – Optional Components Component Number URN Component Name 

10) T/506/4958 Administration of medical gases in emergency care

Qualification Title and Hours required to achieve

  • QAN: 603/1043/1
  • Type: RQF
  • Level: 3
  • Guided Learning hours with our clinical Educators: 150
  • Additional self study hours required: 40

Assessment method

Learners are assessed by means of completing a portfolio of evidence alongside controlled assessments. This qualification is graded as Pass / Fail.

Fees and Booking

Train up to 6 delegates at your venue for

£5000

Request a group booking here


Individuals joining us will be charged at

£1000 per person

Request to join us here.


Have a larger group to train? Request a quote here.

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