Accredited First Person on Scene Level 3 Award Course
The cost for an individual candidate on the public open courses is £450.00 plus VAT for AoFAQ course.
This new AoFA Level 3 Award in the First Person on Scene Intermediate 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.
We also are approved to deliver the Level 4 FPOS Certificate through Pearson Edexcel but this is a larger 77 contact hours whereas the Level 3 Award First Person On Scene Intermediate through the (AoFA) is a shorter 30 hours but both are recognised by SIA.
The qualification is regulated by the government department Ofqual and is clinically endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Faculty of Pre-Hospital (FPHC) Care and meets the Level 3 FPHC Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine Skills Framework. It is further approved by the Association of First Aiders. On completion of the qualification, the learner will be eligible to apply to the Faculty of Pre Hospital Care for Level 3 membership.
Assessment is a Multiple Choice question paper and practical assessment by an approved assessor, all those who have reached the required standard will be issued with a Certificate which is valid for 3 years.
There is NO pre Entry requirement for this course
The syllabus of the training is:-
- Pre-Hospital Environment
- Patient Assessment
- Airway Management
- Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Defibrillation AED Training
- Circulation & Shock
- Medical and Trauma Emergencies
- BLS Child & Infant
- Fractures & Dislocations
- Use of Oxygen
- Head Injuries
- C Spine immobilisation
- Role Play scenarios