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Who is this qualification for?

Occupations that use the EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDER – FROS® qualification include; Workplaces requiring a higher level of first aid training, Outdoor Instructors, Police Tactical Officers, Tactical Prison Officers, Fire & Rescue Technicians, Close Protection Officers, Event First Aiders and First Aid Trainers.

Our training and learner support materials meet the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 (First Aid Regulations 1981), with CPR & first aid protocols being taught in compliance with the UK & European Resuscitations Council’s May 2021 guidelines.

Where & when?

Book training at times and dates that meets your groups needs. Our trainers come to you. Individual bookings maybe accommodated at our Welsh training centres located in Cardiff & Caernarfon in association with Sport Wales national facilities.




Train up to 6 delegates




When joining us

This qualification sits at Competency Level C.

To be recognised at any level the practitioner must have all the
skills at that level. Practitioners may have additional skills from
higher levels but this does not mean that they are operating at
that level. The examples given relate to public service roles and
can be used to benchmark other medical threat and training

A First Aider (management of an unconscious, bleeding or arrested
patient). Certificated by a non-national organization.

B First Level responder, nationally certified and qualified to meet
statutory requirements within the work place eg EFAW, FAW.
Levels C to H will be operating within a framework of governance
and CPD

C Nationally certificated pre-hospital responder (use of airway
adjuncts & oxygen) eg Community First Responder’s, Event First Aiders.

D Nationally certificated non health care professional pre-hospital
provider caring for patients as a secondary role eg Police Officers in
Specialist Roles, Fire Service IEC, equivalent UKSAR trained
personnel, Enhanced Community First Responder

E Nationally certificated non health care professional pre-hospital
provider caring for patients as a primary role eg UKSAR, some
military personnel and specialist certificated police officers and

F Non-registered health care professional eg Ambulance Technician,

G Registered pre hospital care practitioner

H Advanced registered pre hospital care practitioner

Qualification Details

Course Title: FAQ Level 3 Award for First Responders on Scene: Emergency First Responder (RQF) FROS®

QAN: QAN: 603/6795/7

Level: 3

Credit Value: N/A

How long will it take?

Learning takes the form of completing 11 hours & 30 minutes of online learning followed by three-days of face to face learning.

The Pre Hospital Environment

  • The role of the First Responder
  • Minimising risk of infection
  • Consent
  • Principles of Scene Management

Casualty Assessment

  • Mechanism of Injury
  • Patient Assessment Triangle
  • Communicating with patients
  • Primary survey and assessment
  • Safe moving and handling

Respiration and Airway Management

  • Recognition of respiratory problems
  • Advanced airway management – Oral, Nasal and Laryngeal Airways
  • Choking
  • Use of suction
  • Oxygen Administration– Delivery systems and SpO2

Basic Life Support

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation – to current UK guidelines
  • Paediatric CPR


  • Automated external defibrillation

Circulation and Shock

  • Recognition and initial care of haemorrhage
  • Catastrophic Haemorrhage – including the use of tourniquets and haemostatics
  • Shock
    • Cardiogenic
    • Neurogenic
    • Hypovolaemic
    • Septic
    • Anaphylactic


  • General Bone / Joint injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal & Pelvic injuries 
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns
  • Eye Injuries
  • Bites & Stings


  • Heat Stroke & Dehydration
  • Hypothermia
  • Drowning & Near-Drowning

Medical Related Emergencies

  • Heart attack/angina
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma – including additional remote protocols
  • Anaphylaxis – including additional remote protocols
  • Poisoning
  • Sepsis

Learners enrolling on to this programme of learning, will be provided with the First Responder Care Essentials resource manual. This is included in the above fee.

Assessment method

Competence-based assessments of the four following components are assessed by practical observation and recorded in the learners Evidence log.

  1. Scene Safety & Patient Assessment
  2. Responding to Life-Threatening Emergencies
  3. Responding to Illnesses & Medical Conditions
  4. Responding to Injuries

Knowledge based assessments are assessed separately by multi-choice assessment during the programme leading to a final multi-choice exam.

Final Outcome is Pass or *Fail.

*Students failing the final multi-choice assessment, must wait five days before applying to re-sitting the final exam. This allows for consolidation of learning and reflective practice.

Getting in touch is easy

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