First Person On The Scene (FPOS)

L3 First Person on Scene (FPOS Level 3) First Aid Certificate

Aofa Accreditation

First Person on Scene (FPOS) Intermediate Level 3 is a foundation level course. It provides candidates with the knowledge and 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.

Course Information

  • 28th April 2020 (next)
  • 30 May 2020
  • 11 September 2020
  • 14 November 2020

Our modern SIA approved training centre is located 2 Castleham Rd, Hastings, Saint Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 9NR, UK

Gatwick Airport – 1hr 30 by car and train. Central London is approximately 1hr 40 by train.

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The FPOS level 3 is the minimum standard for Close Protection Operatives, Community Responders and Ambulance Responders as well as those wishing to gain employment as a tier 1 medic.

Students will gain the knowledge, skills and competences needed to deal with a wide range of pre-hospital care, such as managing a patient’s airways, catastrophic bleeding, management of fractures, medical emergencies and more.

The qualification is regulated by the government department Ofqual and is approved by the Association of First Aiders (AoFAQ).

The course includes both theoretical lectures and practical sessions to develop an all-round first responder. We use a range of scenarios to prepare for managing medical and trauma emergencies.

Course instructors are practiced medics with a wealth of operational experience.


  • Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities of the First Responder
  • Core Emergency Care of Casualties for the First Responder
  • Core Understanding of Recognising and Managing Trauma for the First Responder
  • Recognising and Managing Medical Conditions for the First Responder
  • Developing the Core Competencies of Incident Management for the First Responder

There is continual assessment; during assignments, through a portfolio of work-based evidence, written and online tests.

Support is given by the training team throughout and together with your hard work and focus you will have everything you need to successfully complete the course.

NOTE: This qualification is valid for 3 years. In order to maintain the certification, once the qualification has expired, or is due to expire the student is required to undertake a refresher course.

We have sourced local, good value accommodation close to our training centre. Options depending on your budget and requirements:

Prices from £25 per night B&B

Single – Single, ensuite (with breakfast)

Twin – Shared Twin, ensuite (with breakfast)

If you decide you wish to use one of these, you will be able to select your preferred option on the booking page and we will do the rest.

There are no pre-requisites for attending this course.

It is suitable for:

  • Close Protection Officers (CPOs)M
  • Maritime Security Officers (MSOs)
  • Door Supervisors & Security Staff
  • Emergency Services including Police & Fire
  • Event Medical Staff
  • Mountain / Cave Rescue Teams

ELCAS – We are an ELCAS registered centre.  If you wish to utilise your ELCAS or learning credits, please contact the office and we will assist you in the application.

We are a reputable and successful security company that has been operating in the south east of England for over 5 years. Operationally we provide security personal for various properties and businesses, we have numerous event and red-carpet security details as well as close protection teams within the UK.

We run courses from our training centre ranging from FPOS, Emergency First Aid, First Aid at Work to specialist security courses including Security Awareness Training, Door Supervisor, Close Protection, and many more. click here for more details

Our staff are on hand to deal with your initial enquiries and assist with your booking.  They will also be available after the course for queries and support as well assisting you in any employment opportunities that TGS can offer you.

We only employ instructors and trainers who are at the highest level within their industry, who have several years of relevant operational experience.

The 3-day Level 3 FPOS course is only £350 +Vat

*Deposit required on booking – £50

TGS Training Courses

We are a leading provider for SIA security courses in the South of England. We train you at our fully equipped and approved SIA centre to deliver the best training for your desired job in the private security industry.