Looking to develop your skills? Or looking for a career in pre-hospital care?

The Lubas FREC level 3 course will provide you with the, advanced first aid skills for working in high risk environments. It can also be used as a doorway to higher level pre-hospital care training.

Who should attend?

• People looking for work in pre-hospital care.

• Individuals working in high risk areas. (Security manager, Doorman, Close protection operative)

• People looking to boost employability.

• Individuals looking to progress to higher level training (including

registration as a Paramedic)

This course will provide you with the first aid skills and the confidence to administer emergancy treatment when necessary.

What are the entry requirements?

All Learners must be at least 17 years old and possess reasonable numeracy and literacy skills. Having existing basic first aid knowledge is highly recommended (e.g. previous attendance on a First Aid at Work, Emergency First Aid at Work or Paediatric First Aid course).

What will I learn?

· Here’s a breakdown of the FREC 3 course content:

· Roles and Responsibilities of Pre-Hospital Care Providers

· Patient assessment

· Catastrophic Bleeding

· Airway assessment and management

· Breathing assessment and management

·Circulatory assessment and management


Using various techniques and equipment, you will learn how to manage traumatic emergencies including:

• External bleeding

• Embedded object

• Internal bleeding

• Minor injuries

• Eye injuries

• Burns

• Head injuries

• Spinal injuries

• Pelvic injuries

• Fractures, sprains, strains and dislocations

• Crush injuries

• Closed chest injuries

• Open chest injuries

• Positional asphyxia

Medical conditions:

Using underpinning knowledge gained from the patient assessment lectures, we will help you gain an understanding in the recognition and management of common medical emergencies, Including:

• Anaphylaxis

• Asthma

• Hyperventilation

• Heart Attack

• Angina

• Stroke

• Diabetes

• Seizures

• Meningitis


As well as learning how to deal with common medical and traumatic emergencies, you will be taught how to manage emergencies caused by environmental factors. Such as:

• Hypothermia

• Hyperthermia

• Sun stroke

• Dehydration

• Exhaustion

• Food poisoning

How will I be assessed?

During the course you will undertake practical assessments and multiple-choice question papers.

What qualification will I receive?

Upon completion of this course, you will be awarded the Qualsafe/Lubas

Medical FREC Level 3 Certificate endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. While FREC Level 3 certification is valid for 3 years, we strongly recommend refreshing your CPR/AED skills annually.

How can I Progress?

FREC Level 3 qualification will allow you to enroll on FREC Level 4 and begin the pathway to FREC Level 6 which forms the final stage of a paramedic programme.

FREC Level 3 is taught over 35 hours spread over 5 days. You will also be required to complete 118 hours of self-directed learning. Following completion of the course.

How can I achieve my self-directed learning?

You will be expected to complete 118 hours of evidenced self-directed learning.

This can be made up of various elements including:

• Pre-course reading.

• Further reading on topics relevant to the course.

• Working/volunteering in a pre-hospital care role.

• We can provide an opportunity to work as part of our team at a sporting fixture, film set or event to help build up your hours.

We advise that you read the following books before attending the course:

• Ambulance Care Essentials.

• Generic Core Material.

These books will be available for you to borrow during your 5 days with us. 

What if I have further questions about the course?

Please don’t hesitate to contact one of our team:

Tel: 02921304101

Email: info@lubasmedical.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Lubasmedical

Twitter: Lubas Medical

The cost is £400 plus VAT. 

It will be held at the Lubas premisses on May 21st-25th, Cardiff, Wales. 

To book your place now contact Lubas on 0294 10121 30


LUBAS is a family run business based in Cardiff. We provide an array of Medical Training, Event & Production Staff and services that suit a range of needs.

We love what we do and are a constantly growing and evolving family of staff. We’re always looking to improve and innovate in the way we deliver our services.

We are looking for a new Training Officer to add to our vibrant and ever-growing team. We want applicants who are hungry to learn more and develop both themselves, and the company, and embrace the Lubas Medical culture.

Lubas Medical Training Officer – Job Role and Specification

 Role:        Training Officer

Salary:      Starting rate of £25000 per annum (up to £30000)

Location:  Lubas Medical, Pinewood Studio Wales, Cardiff

Hours:       9 – 5 Monday to Friday (however some evening and weekend work required)

Benefits:    Use of Lubas company car during work hours

                   Auto enrolment into Lubas Pension Scheme

                  Additional paid Christmas Holidays (following successful probation)

                  Free eye care (up to £100)

                  Healthy eating programme – free fruit

Job Description

The Lubas Medical Training Officer role will primarily consist of teaching a variety of courses from basic level first aid, Basic Life Support, CPR, Automated External Defibrillation and Medical Emergencies Administration in GP surgeries and dental practices.

Training Officers will also teach Lubas Medical First Aid for Sport & Exercise (Level 1 & 2) and Sports Trauma Management courses for healthcare professionals in sport.

We pride ourselves on our unique, effective delivery of training that is evident in all our courses. We have an adaptable, flexible, professional and friendly approach that all our instructors are expected to project while teaching. 

Job Specification

Prospective applicants should understand that the Training Officer role requires the following specification:


* Applicants must firstly be fully prepared to embrace the Lubas Medical culture, and maintain and abide by our principles of work.

* It is essential that applicants hold a valid Nursing or Paramedic qualification to enable them to teach at the level required.

* Applicants must hold a valid UK driver’s licence.

* Applicants must be adaptable. Different audiences and levels may require different approaches but must still be delivered in our specific style.

* We require Training Officers to be personable and approachable – we excel at building long – term relationships with our customers and our Training Officers play a huge part in this.

* Travel will be required on most working days. Therefore, Training Officers must be flexible and willing to travel.

* Organisational skills are essential to maintain a high attention to detail – our Training Officers are self- sufficient and plan their own weekly workload.

* Applicants must be ambitious and keen to develop their role within Lubas Medical.

* We rely on all our staff to look for opportunities to be innovative in the way we deliver our services. This also includes looking for ways of increasing and customising our services to suit each individual customer. Training Officers should always be looking at ways to improve their own skills along with the development of the company


* Any previous teaching experience would be advantageous

 * Any teaching qualifications you currently hold would also be desirable.

* Additional C1 driving licence and/or blue lights trained

* Any additional skills and qualifications that we don’t currently have within Lubas Medical.

* Evidence of up to date Continual Professional Development

* Qualifications in Advanced Life Support

Closing date 4/1/17


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