This qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
- Resuscitation Council (UK)
- Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications
- The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care
At Immerse Training we pride ourselves on offering First Aid and Pre-Hospital Care Training that meets your needs. Although all our courses meet the requirements of the relevant awarding body, we are more than happy to create bespoke elements that tailor each programme to the environment within which you have a first aid or pre-hospital care responsibility.
Following this course students will:
- Understand the role and responsibilities of a first responder providing emergency care.
- Be able to assess an incident.
- Be able to assess a patient.
- Be able to assess a patient’s airway.
- Be able to manage a patient’s airway.
- Be able to manage an unresponsive patient who is breathing normally.
- Be able to use appropriate equipment during a resuscitation attempt.
- Be able to administer emergency oxygen.
- Be able to manage catastrophic bleeding.
- Be able to manage a patient who is in shock.
- Be able to manage a patient who is bleeding.
- Know how to manage a patient with burns or scalds.
- Know how to manage a patient with minor injuries.
- Know how to manage a patient with sudden poisoning
- Be able to provide emergency care to a patient with head and spinal injuries.
- Be able to provide emergency care to a patient with injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
- Understand how to identify a patient with breathing difficulties.
- Understand how to manage a patient with breathing difficulties.
- Know how to manage a patient with anaphylaxis.
- Know how to manage a patient with suspected major illness.
- Know how to manage a patient who is in seizure.
- Understand how to provide emergency care for the effects of environmental exposure.
Who should attend?
This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide pre-hospital care to patients requiring emergency care/treatment.
Students must be at least 17 years old on the first day of training.
Assessment and Certification
Assessment of this course is continuous and also includes 3 theory/multiple choice question papers.
Successful students will receive an Immerse Training Certificate, which is valid for three years. This certificate will be issued by Qualsafe, the awarding body for Immerse Training.
Completion of the Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care includes 15 credits at Level 3 of the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF).