FREC 3 Requalification


This is the 3 day requalification course, you must have an in date certificate on the first day of the course.

The Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (FREC 3) (Level 3 RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, ideal for those looking to work or volunteer as a first responder.

Course Overview

This informative, hands-on 3-day course fulfils the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, providing the knowledge and practical skills needed to deal with a range of prehospital emergency care situations. The Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) covers; administration of emergency oxygen, management of trauma patients, major illnesses and much more.

Assessment Methods

6 x practical assessments/skills tests, 3 x theory assessments (multiple choice question papers), 1 x invigilated exam.

If you’d like to request a particular date for a course please get in touch


09:00 – 17:00


Proparamedics HQ, Linfield Road, Belfast BT12 5GH


18th – 20th December 2023, 4th – 6th March 2024, 5th – 7th August 2024

Product Description

First Response Emergency Care 3 (FREC 3) qualification has many uses:

  • Security contractors working abroad
  • Private ambulance services in the UK
  • Fire & Rescue service
  • Police medics
  • High risk workplaces (heavy industry)
  • Event staff
  • Bodyguards and Door staff
  • Mountain rescue & Wilderness guides
  • Remote workers
  • NHS Community responders
  • International charity and Aid workers

Nationally recognised and fully endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. All Learners must be at least 17 years old and possess reasonable numeracy and literacy skills.

The qualification comprises of 3 units:

First Response Emergency Care

First Response Emergency Care of Trauma

First Response Emergency Care of Medical Conditions

On successful completion of the course the student will be issued the First Response Emergency Care certificate valid for 3 years.


“A very informative course which was delivered in a very engaging way by a trainer who is very experienced and knowledgeable. I enjoyed the course and feel that I have increased my own knowledge.”


“A very enjoyable, informative and well delivered course and delivered greatly by an experienced, knowledgeable and excellent instructor.”


“Dean made the course a pleasure by his knowledge, teaching skill and understanding of subjects and students. Many interesting points will stay with us.”


“Excellent 3 day refresher where Dean delivered the course very well and related it to our job. Always made sure we were happy with the content before moving on.”


“Excellent course, very good input and instruction. Made much more simple and relevant than previous with other providers and delivered in a manner that was easy to understand.”

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