FIRST RESPONSE EMERGENCY CARE LEVEL 4 (FREC 4)
FREC LEVEL 4 COURSE AIMS:
FREC Level 4 follows on from FREC Level 3. This qualification provides students 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).
Endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, approved by Qualsafe Awards and Offqual and fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level E. The QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised Prehospital care qualification specifically designed for those looking to progress their career 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 who are looking to work within specialist roles in the military, police and fire services and offshore security services.
FREC 4 COURSE DURATION:
5 days: 0930 to 1730 (expect home work each night)
FREC 4 COURSE PRE REQUISITES:
- Minimum age 18
- FREC Level 3 or a recognised equivalent (such as NHS training at ECA level or above)
- 10-20 hours of pre course reading (you will be directed toward this reading once you have booked, Books are not included).
- 100 hours study and/or contextualised practice since FREC 3
FREC 4 COURSE CONTENT:
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.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR FREC 4 COURSE:
- 5 Days of First Aid & Medical Training ( & ongoing assessment)
- Use of all the necessary kit
- FREC Level 4 Certificate (by email)
- Tea & Coffee
- Free (on street) parking
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN OUR FREC LEVEL 4 COURSE:
FREC LEVEL 4 COURSE RATIO:
We are unlikely to run this course with less than 3 students. The maximum number of students is 6. This small number ensures you get plenty contact time with our Instructor. Our FREC Level 4 Instructors each have a long background as an Ambulance Paramedic, an A&E nurse or as a military paramedic. If you want to learn how to keep people alive until they can get to a hospital then this is the team to teach you.
BOOKING THE FREC LEVEL 4 COURSE:
If the dates below do not suit you, we can set up a bespoke 1:1, 2:1 or group course at a time that suits you. This course is run in conjunction with a partner school.