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"I returned to Wilplan to gain my FPOSi after attending other courses previously. Once again, excellent training by a very knowledgeable instructor"
Carl Sykes

"There's a lot to take in but I can't believe how much I have learnt over the course, really happy"
B. Watson
H M Forces

First Person on Scene Intermediate (FPOSi)
BTEC Level 2 Award

This BTEC Level 2 First Person on Scene Intermediate (FPOSi) Award is designed to meet the demand for advanced medical training such as community first responders.

This course is also suitable those working in hostile and remote environments. Students will be taught the skills associated with rapid assessment, stabilisation and transfer of both the trauma victim and those suffering a medical emergency.


Our open courses are aimed at those working in high risk and hostile environments. FPOSi is fully recognized by the Security Industry Authority and a requirement for those applying for a Close Protection Licence.

The first three days of the course are FPOS which is approved by Edexcel and is IHCD managed. The additional days training are for those requiring extended skills. The training includes both theoretical lectures and practical sessions, designed to develop a good, all round First Responder.

Our instructors are all ex Special Forces Military Medics and civilian paramedics all of who have recent operational experience.

A range of scenario's are introduced during the course designed to enhance the training and skills taught aimed at preparing candidates for managing trauma in hostile environments.

There are no prerequisites for this course – anybody with a desire to learn the skills is welcome to attend.

The syllabus includes:

FPOS Intermediate includes: Scene Safety, Airway Management, Oxygen Therapy, Spinal Immobilisation, Defibrillation, Trauma and Medical Emergencies

Extended Skills includes: Advanced Trauma – Chest, Abdominal, Head and Extremity (including Tourniquets and Quick Clot)

Open Courses: The cost for individual places on our regular open courses is £495 plus VAT and includes manuals and certification.

Accommodation: Accommodation can be arranged at Park Hall Hotel which is just a short stroll away from our Training Centre. For just £60.00 per night including VAT you can include bed, full breakfast and a three course evening meal.

In House Courses :This course can be delivered in house at dates to suite you and your team. The course can be tailored to meet your specific needs and operational requirements. Contact us on 0845 009 5647 for more information.

The FPOS course is included as part of the BTEC Level 3 Award in Close Protection Operations at no additional cost and now includes First Aid at Work Certification.

If you have any other questions or for further information please do contact us.

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