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QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF)

Summary

As the next step for those who have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF), this qualification provides Learners with a wider scope of practice in prehospital care emergencies, allowing for greater employment opportunities. It also forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications that lead to the QA Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice (RQF).

Intended Audience

The QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for those looking to progress their career in the emergency services, ambulance services, event medical sector and high risk workplaces.


Topics

Fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level E, this fantastic qualification provides Learners with 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.


Certification Validity

3 Years


Assessment

The course is taught over 3 mandatory units. Learners will be required to complete a workbook for each unit.

There are also 10 practical assessments/skills tests for this qualification:

  • Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Child cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Management of fractures
  • Electrocardiogram recognition
  • Assisting advanced procedures
  • Airway management
  • Immobilisation and extrication equipment
  • Patient assessment
  • Thoracic trauma and assessment


Prerequisites

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

Learners must have successfully completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care
(QCF) qualification or a QA recognised equivalent before they can begin the QA Level 4 Certificate in First
Response Emergency Care (QCF) qualification.

There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a
minimum of Level 3 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.


Teaching Style

A variety of classroom based theory lessons along with an extensive range of practical scenarios and workshops will equip the learner with a range of skills and knowledge to attempt the assessments for each unit.


Awarding Organisation

Qualsafe Awards

Duration (in days)

1

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