Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care


The objective of the FREC qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of pre-hospital emergency situations.  The purpose of this qualification is to prepare Learners to be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective pre-hospital care in situations which can arise when providing emergency treatment and/or management. 

Guided Learning Hours

150 hours (3 weeks)


  •  17+
  • Basic understanding of first aid

Mandatory Units

  1. First response emergency care - 4 credits
  2. First response emergency care of trauma - 6 credits
  3. First response emergency care of medical conditions - 5 credits

Total value: 15 credits