This First Aid Responder Level 3 (VTQ) qualification is designed for those involved in providing initial emergency care, for example, Community Responders, Fire and Police Officers, personnel involved in the security industry, senior cabin crew and industrial first aiders.
Learners will expect to cover pre-hospital assessments, respiration and airway management, Advanced CPR/AED (adult, child and infant) circulation and shock, trauma-related injuries, medical emergencies, Oxygen therapy and spinal immobilisation and more.
Our First Aid Responder Level 3 (VTQ) course comes with a certificate which is valid for a period of 3 years. Periodic re-training and assessment of both the practical skills and supporting knowledge will, therefore, be required.
There are no pre-requisites for this course, however, first aid knowledge is recommended and a minimum age of 16 to start training.
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.
First Aid Responder Level 3 (VTQ) is a course designed to give you a higher understanding of first aid and enable you to assist people further. The course covers many different subjects to ensure you know the different options and treatments.
• 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.
This Qualification is Endorsed by TQUK, an Awarding Organisation Regulated by Ofqual.
Duration of the course:
Option 1: Full classroom course in 4 days
Option 2: Blended with online theory in advance and 3 days in the classroom.
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