The purpose of the FAQ Level 3 Award for First Responders on Scene: Emergency First 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 knowledge and skills relating to scene safety and patient assessment, life-threatening emergencies, illnesses, medical conditions and injuries. The qualification is aimed at individuals who intend to work as First Responders.
This qualification forms part of the FutureQuals first responder on scene qualification suite.
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.