FAQ Level 3

Award for First Responders on Scene: Ambulance Service Co-Responder

Qualification Overview

The purpose of the FAQ Level 3 Award for First Responders on Scene: Ambulance Service Co-Responder is to provide Learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to provide the appropriate care prior to the arrival of an ambulance. It covers the principles of ambulance service first responder care, the knowledge and skills relating to scene safety and patient assessment, life-threatening emergencies, illnesses, medical conditions and injuries and major trauma and physical extrication. The qualification is aimed at individuals who intend to work as co-responders.

This qualification forms part of the FutureQuals First Responder On Scene (FROS®) qualification Suite.

Co-responders work for organisations in partnership with the ambulance service to 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 D on the FPHC PHEM Skills Framework:

Nationally certificated non-healthcare professional pre-hospital provider caring for patients as a secondary role e.g. police officers in specialist roles, fire service IEC, equivalent UKSAR trained personnel, or enhanced community first responder.

Qualification Facts

QN(s)603/6796/9 and C00/4530/9
Offered inEngland, Northern Ireland and Wales
Credit ValueNon-credit based
GL34 hours
TQT44 hours
Qualification Product codeL3AFROSASCOR
Registration Length2 months
Registration Fee£35.00
Resit FeeFirst online resit is free. Second online resit is £6.00 per assessment

Qualification Information

Qualification Overview Specification

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