This regulated and nationally recognised prehospital care qualification fulfils the competencies set out in Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) skills framework at descriptor level E, and is the perfect next step for those who have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) or equivalent.
The QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) qualification is specifically designed for those who want to provide prehospital care to patients requiring emergency treatment. It is ideal for those who are looking to progress their career in the emergency services, ambulance services, event medical sectors and high risk workplaces.
Successful Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to be able to deal with a wide range of prehospital care emergencies, such as: major incidents, fracture immobilisation, sick and injured children, mental health problems and more.
QAN Number: 601/6932/1
Ofqual Regulated? Yes
Number of Units: 3 mandatory units
Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 35 (125 hours contextualised learning)
Contact Learning Hours (CLH): 35 minimum
Credit Value: 16
Assessment: 5 x Practical assessments, 5 x Skills tests, 3 x Learner workbooks and continuous formative assessments conducted throughout the course.
Qualification Valid For: 3 years