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

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

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.

Intended Audience

The Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC) (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised prehospital care qualification specifically designed for those looking to progress their career potentially 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.

Course Overview

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. A more detailed overview of the topics covered is available in the Qualification Specification.

Assessment Methods

3 x Practical assessments, 2 x Skills tests, 3 x Learner workbooks, 2 x Invigilated exams and continuous formative assessments conducted throughout the course.


We deliver this course in three blocks of learning - 2 days, 2 days and 1 final day - each block 3-4 weeks apart, which enables delegates to consolidate their learning and complete workbooks between blocks.


£500 + VAT

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