First Response Emergency Care
(FREC 3)
Guided Learning Hours



High Peak First Aid can assist you as much or as little as you require to complete your guided learning hours for the FREC 3 qualification.  You are free to choose your own topics to make the qualification unique to your workplace or to develop your own knowledge. If you would like to book the qualification please go to FREC 3.



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Guided learning hours for First Response Emergency Care (FREC 3)

If you have booked a FREC 3 qualification at High Peak First Aid, you can use the following mini-modules to develop your guided learning hours post course.  High Peak First Aid will give you post course support at no extra cost. Contact us on 01433 621484 for further details.

Altitude (1.5hrs)

  • Strategies to minimise the occurrence of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema (HAPE) and High Altitude Cerebral Oedema (HACE)
  • Treatment of AMS, HAPE and HACE: use of drugs, oxygen, Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC), GAMOW bag and evacuation
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Frost Nip and Frost Bite

Facing disaster when working or travelling overseas (2hrs)

  • Planning and preparation to mitigate against disaster
  • Definition of disaster, rapid and slow onset
  • Technological disasters (man made). Displaced populations, industrial and transport, conflict and famine
  • Natural disasters: geophysical, (earthquake, tsunami, volcanic, landslides), hydrological (avalanche and floods), meteorological (cyclones and wave surges), biological (disease, epidemics, insect and animal plagues), climatological (extremes of temperature, drought and wildfires)
  • Incident management and rescue co-ordination overseas
  • Triage for Adults and children (sieve and sort)

First Aid and medical kits for the remote environment (1hr)

  • Prescription only Medicines (POMs)
  • Dental
  • Sterile travellers kits
  • Wound management: prevention of sepsis
  • Prevention of sickness: field hygiene
  • Essentials to pack
  • Field hygiene: water disinfection, infection
  • Mental health first aid tool box

   Bites and Stings (1hr)

  • Insects
  • Marine life
  • Adapting our behaviour
  • Treatment



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