First Response Emergency Care level 3 (FREC 3) is a 5 day pre-hospital care course that is specifically designed for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance services, the event medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.
FREC 3 is also a regulated and nationally recognised prehospital care qualification that is clinically endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfils the competencies set out in the Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) skills framework at descriptor level D.
RTACC however is designed to meet the specific casualty care needs of the emergency services and high-risk industries, providing tried and tested life-saving skills in a 3 day course. RTACC offers a highly focused, well researched and totally current emergency care course for individuals who may potentially face casualties with life threatening trauma and medical conditions.
RTACC is a also a accredited course that meets the Faculty of Pre-hospital Care (FPHC), Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) guidelines level E of The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (one level higher than FREC). Candidates will be empowered to manage serious medical and trauma emergencies in an immersive and engaging manner, developing knowledge, real-world skills and confidence.
RTACC guides the learner to identify and manage time critical injuries with appropriate interventions. Hands-on experience, live actors, casualty simulation and short highly focused lectures providing the perfect balance of theoretical and practical learning.
We have delivered both suites of courses and find RTACC to be a far superior course in terms of course syllabus, background and objective.