QNUK Level 3 First Responder

The QNUK First Responders training course is a five-day structured programme of learning and development designed for those first aiders that require more advanced levels of competence in first aid. The course is a mix of theory, practical demonstrations and realistic scenarios.

This five-day First Responder course will enhance the first aiders level of medical capability to treat a casualty in a trauma or medical emergency. This qualification is highly sought after and is ideal for those working in any industry.

Our students will have plenty of hands on training experiences with multiple casualty management and medical planning exercises, as well as a learning the systematic approach to the management of trauma. The course includes practical medical scenarios based on potential threats and situations that may be encountered when operating in your chosen profession.

Experienced instructors

Remote First Aid’s training team have extensive operational Pre-Hospital Care experience gained working in the Pre-Hospital Environment. Their proven capabilities and our facilities ensure that we deliver a learning experience that allows clients to operate confidently and securely in the field of First Responder in any area they are likely to operate in.

First Responder Syllabus

  • Scene safety
  • Scene management including triage
    QNUK Level 3 Award in First Responder

    Each delegate receives the First Responder Care Essentials Manual

  • Patient assessment
  • The principles of manual handling
  • The management of catastrophic bleeding
  • Basic & Intermediate airway management skills (including adjuncts)
  • Respiratory assessment
  • Management of breathing difficulties
  • Basic and intermediate life support including AED
  • Management of haemorrhages and shock
  • Trauma related emergencies
  • Medical related emergencies
  • Supporting a Patient in Mental Health Crisis
  • The recognition features of sepsis
  • Assisting the healthcare professional
  • Paediatric life support
  • *Administration of Medical Gases



This five day course is assessed by Observation of practical skills and completing a range of *Multi-choice question papers within the programme of First Responder and Administration of Medical Gases.

Certification – First Responder

  • Certification is issued by the Qualifications Network United Kingdom that is **valid for 3-years.
  • The course is recognised by Ofqual as being a Level 3 award on the Regulated Qualifications Framework.
  • Clinical endorsement of the qualification is by the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care.  The qualification meets Grade descriptor D of the faculty of pre hospital care, pre hospital emergency medicine skills framework – PHEM Skill

Grade D – Nationally certificated non health care professional pre hospital provider caring for patients as a secondary role. i.e. D13 Enhanced certificated police officers, Fire Service IEC. Several types of UKSAR trained personnel.

Experienced instructors

All our tutors have extensive operational pre-hospital care experience, gained in the NHS Ambulance Services.  Their proven capabilities and our facilities ensure that we deliver a learning experience that allows clients to operate confidently and securely.


**Delegates are required to attend the full course at the three-year point to requalify. It is stongly recommended that those gaining this qualification attend at least 8 hours of practical CPD annually and that further CPD such as reading relevant articles relating to this subject is undertaken and recorded. Remote First Aid deliver a number of theoretical and practical training days each year.

Our Training Venues

Delegates choosing  to join us at our training will have access to comprehensive training materials and learning environments. This incudes direct access to authentic training areas at each venue. These carefully selected venues have strong UK road, rail and air network links, with the convenience of half-board accommodation included.

South West England & South Wales – Lydney, Gloucestershire.

North Wales & North West – Capel Curig, Conwy County.

Your Training Venues

Because of the practical nature of the course it is ideally delivered with access to the normal or anticipated working environment of your candidates, be that a a renewable energy site, docklands environment, mountain or upland area or any other high-risk or remote environment. Do

Benefits of First Responder Training

  • Accredited by QNUK and meets the requirements for the Security Industry Authority (SIA).
  • Written in line with current UK Resuscitation Council guidelines.
  • Large organisations particularly international Oil and Gas Companies, often require their security staff to have additional first aid qualifications.
  • Delegates will develop an increased confidence with regards to dealing with casualties and the management of medical emergencies.
  • High quality tutors and training.
  • Low class sizes on a ratio of one instructor to six students.
  • Five day course that includes ample evening study sessions and ***half-board accommodation.

Course Fees

Individuals attending our venues : –

  • Individual booking will be charged £600 pp

There are no additional costs. *** Half-board accommodation comprises of shared twin room style bedrooms, free wifi, breakfast and lunch with light beverages. There is a choice of eating establishments for evening meals nearby. Delegates are responsible for purchasing their own evening meals.

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