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FREC 4

Qualsafe Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF), the natural progression from FREC 3 with a broader scope of practice and enhanced clinical understanding. 

FREC training course
FREC training course
FREC training course

 

 

Take your career in Prehospital care to the next level with our Qualsafe Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF). This qualification is the natural progression for individuals who have successfully completed the Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF), offering a broader scope of practice and opening doors to enhanced employment opportunities.

 

Intended Audience

Ideal for those aiming to advance their career within the NHS or private ambulance services, this nationally recognized Prehospital care qualification is designed for:

Emergency Care Assistants

Intermediate Ambulance Practitioners

Event Medical Providers

Associate Practitioners

Healthcare Assistants

It's also tailored for individuals seeking specialist roles in the military, police, and fire services.

 

Overview

Duration: 20 hours of pre course study prior to an immersive 5 day classroom based course followed by 121 hours of ‘off course’ study including the completion of 3 workbooks that are subject to formal evaluation.

Content: Aligned with the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level E, this qualification empowers learners with the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to handle a broad spectrum of Prehospital care emergencies. Topics include major incidents, fracture immobilisation, sick and injured children, mental health issues, and more.

 

Assessment Methods

Practical Assessments: 3 hands-on assessments evaluate your ability to apply knowledge in practical scenarios.

Skills Tests: 2 skills tests assess your proficiency in key Prehospital care skills.

Learner Workbooks: 3 comprehensive workbooks guide your learning journey.

Invigilated Exams: 2 final exams ensure a thorough evaluation of your understanding and readiness.

 

Entry requirements

Learners must be at least 18 years old on the first day of the training.

Learners must hold a valid (in date) Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) or a valid (in date) Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) qualification or a Qualsafe recognised equivalent and provide continuing professional development (CPD) profile containing evidence of 118hrs study and/or contextualised practice before they can begin the Qualsafe Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) qualification.

There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy or equivalent.

 

Advance your career, broaden your skills, and become a competent practitioner in Prehospital care emergencies. Enroll in our Qualsafe Level 4 Certificate course today! https://www.qualsafe.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/L4_FREC_RQF-qual-spec.pdf

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