FAQ Level 3 Certificate for First Responders on Scene FROS® full classroom course
CPD Certified Training Approved by Skills for Care

This version is the 100% classroom course. We also offer a blended version where you complete half the course using our unique video online training course and then attend a shorter classroom course.

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 is 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.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification. If you require funding, a regulated qualification is often required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose our course leading to a regulated qualification, there are additional assessment criteria to be undertaken with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.

Regulated Qualification Details
Course Title: FAQ Level 3 Certificate for First Responders on Scene FROS®
QAN: 603/1043/1
Level: 3
Credit Value: 10
TQT: 190
The Register of Regulated Qualifications

Occupations that may use this qualification:

  • Medics
  • Community First Responders
  • Workplaces where a higher level of first aid is required
  • High-risk workplaces
  • First aid instructors
  • Fire services
  • Ambulance services
  • Close protection
  • Firearms officers
  • Offshore workers
  • Wind turbines
  • Coastguard
  • Anyone needing a more advanced out of hospital care course with no prerequisites

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 

  1. T/506/4958 Administration of oxygen therapy
  • Anaphylaxis Awareness Student Manual V7.1
  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V7.1 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • Infection Control Student Manual V7.0
  • Paediatric First Aid Student Manual Version V7.2 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • ProTrainings Moving and Assisting of People Student Manual V7.1
  • Russian Student Manual V7.0
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V7.0
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for industry
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for medical
  • British Thoracic Society Oxygen and pulse oximetry recommendations
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Childcare Accident Book
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Decisions relating to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and not delivering CPR
  • EpiPen Guide
  • EpiPen instruction leaflet
  • EpiPen patient information sheet
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on www.epilepsy.org.uk)
  • Essentials of health and safety at work link to HSE website
  • First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 HSE document
  • First Responder (FPOS) Incident Report Form
  • First Responder Care Essentials Book on Amazon
  • FoxSeal Leaflet - chest seal
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE Manual Handling Regulations Guide - link to HSE website
  • HeartSine 350 Information Leaflet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • Jext patient Information Sheet
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • RIDDOR link to the HSE guide
  • ReSPECT
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Step by Step Guide to COSHH HSE Guide - Link to HSE website
  • Tourniquet Instructions leaflet
  • Triage Sieve & Triage Sort
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines for Paediatric CPR for Healthcare providers
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • UK Resus Council BLS and AED Guidelines 2015
  • UK Resus The Use of Automated External Defibrillators
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website
  • Zoll AED Plus user guide
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