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BTEC Level 2 First Person on Scene Basic (FPOS-B) - 2 days and Intermediate (FPOS-I) - 5 days

The FPOS Level 2 (Intermediate) is designed for those involved in providing immediate emergency care such as Community First Responders, Police and Fire Officers and cabin crew. It is widely regarded as the standard for anyone wishing to obtain work in the security industry (especially abroad in high-risk and hostile environments / close protection operators / maritime security etc.) and takes first aid training to the next level.

The course incorporates rapid assessment, stabilisation and transfer of both the trauma and medical emergency. There are no pre-requisites for this course. It is:

  1. Fully recognised by the Security Industry Authority;
  2. Clinically endorsed by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh);
  3. Awarded by the IHCD (Institute for Healthcare Development).

For further general information concerning FPOS, the following link is to Edexcel - FPOS

The First Person on Scene (Intermediate) course run by Holos is undertaken over 5 days and includes the basic syllabus, together with all the optional extra modules, including:

  • Recognition and immediate care of Trauma (including catastrophic bleeding and the use of Tourniquets and Haemostatic agents);
  • Recognition and immediate care of Burns & Scalds
  • Skeletal stabilisation (including the pelvic binder / traction splints and vehicle extrication via the KED, orthopaedic and extrication board);
  • Removal of Crash helmets (including the use of cervical collars);
  • Child and Infant Basic Life Support;
  • Paramedic assist;
  • Full Resuscitation (including the use of the Bag Valve Mask (BVM), Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), suction and oxygen therapy)
Ref.Course DescriptionClass SizeMinimum cost per class (class size)Cost per further personFull class discount (max size class)
FPOS-B First Person On Scene Basic 2 Day: 6 - 12 600 (up to 6) 100 1,200 (12 students)
FPOS-I First Person On Scene Intermediate 5 Day: 6 - 12 2,280 (up to 6) 380 3,750 (12 students)