The QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised pre-hospital care qualification. The course is specifically designed for those looking to work within the NHS or private ambulance services as an emergency care assistant, intermediate ambulance practitioner, event medical provider, associate practitioner, or healthcare assistant. It is also ideal for those looking to work within specialist roles in the military, police and fire services.
Applicants must have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) to undertake this course. This qualification provides learners with a wider scope of practice in pre-hospital care emergencies, allowing for greater employment opportunities. It also forms part of a progressive suite of pre-hospital care qualifications that lead to the QA Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice (RQF).
The course is run over 5 days, fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level E, this qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to respond to a wide range of pre-hospital care emergencies, such as: major incidents, fracture immobilisation, sick and injured children, mental health crisis and more.
COURSE DURATION: 5 Days
LOCATION: Courses can be delivered at our UK immersive training centre and at clients’ facilities internationally.
PRE-REQUISITES: QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF)
QUALIFICATION: QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF)