First Person on Scene – Level 3
Who is it for
The First Person on Scene – Level 3 course is an intermediate level course, although no previous experience is necessary and anyone with a desire to learn is able to attend. FPOS is fully recognised by the Security Industry Authority and endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
The following groups of people and industry’s can attend the course;
- Community first responders
- Co responder e.g. police, fire and other emergency services
- High risk working environments
- First aid trainers
- Close protection
- Event medical industry
- Voluntary sector
- Cabin crew
- First Aiders who wish to enhance their skills
- Emergency response teams (ERTs)
This course is for employees who require an enhanced level of first aid training to that provided by a First Aid at Work course
The initial care received in the first few minutes of an emergency is often the most vital; this HSE approved course teaches delegates the skills associated with rapid assessment, stabilisation and transfer of both trauma victims and those suffering a medical emergency.
The new First Person on Scene – Level 3 is an up to date qualification underpinned by current practice.
It provides learners with the knowledge and life savings skills to assess, manage and treat a patient in a trauma and/or medical emergency and to stabilise the patient for up to forty minutes before the ambulance or pre-hospital care providers arrive.
By the end of the course
Understand the role and responsibilities of the first person on scene during an emergency incident.
Understand the principles of scene management in pre-hospital care.
Know the principles required for effective and safe patient assessment in the pre-hospital care setting.
Be able to assess an incident for dangers and respond appropriately.
Be able to assess patient’s levels of consciousness.
Be able to recognise and manage a patient with a catastrophic bleed.
Be able to assess and manage a patient’s airway and recognise and manage a patient with a suspected spinal injury.
Be able to assess and manage a patient who is not breathing normally.
Be able to assess a patient’s circulation and manage a patient who is in shock.
Be able to assess a patient’s level of disability.
Know the principles of exposing the patient for further assessment and act upon environmental considerations.
Know how to recognise and manage a range of medical emergencies in the pre-hospital care setting.
Know how to recognise and manage a range of trauma related emergencies in the pre-hospital care setting.
Understand the recognition features of red flag sepsis in the pre hospital care setting.
Know how to recognise emergency care equipment to assist the health care professional.
Be able to manage a paediatric patient who is not breathing normally.
Qualifications you gain
The practical Learning Outcomes are assessed by observation.
Multi Choice Questions (MCQ) for theory and underpinning knowledge.
Successful students receive:
The AoFAQ Level 3 Award in the FIRST PERSON ON SCENE INTERMEDIATE (RQF)
Full attendance throughout the duration of the training is required.
On completion of this qualification, the learner is eligible for Level C membership, of The Faculty of Pre Hospital Care
This qualification is valid for 3 years. Once the qualification has expired, or due to expire the learner is required to re undertake the course again in order to maintain the qualification.
About our training
There are no hidden extras to pay on top of our health and safety training course prices, unlike other providers who charge extra for things like study books and exam fees.
All our courses have the following included in the cost:
Refreshments Throughout The Day
Free All-Day Car Parking (Except our Waterloo venue)