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Qualsafe - QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care course syllabus.

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Is the QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Qualsafe Awards (Qualsafe). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (Qualsafe) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the Qualsafe - QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care course?

Category: First-Aid
Level: Intermediate

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).

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Who is the Qualsafe - QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care course designed for?

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.

What subjects does the Qualsafe - QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care course cover?

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.

How is the Qualsafe - QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care course assessed?

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

Immediate Life Support (Adult) practical assessment

Assessment and treatment of trauma practical assessment

Physiological observations skills test

Assisting with clinical interventions skills test

Immobilisation and extrication equipment skills test

Formative assessments - a range of informal assessment procedures employed by the Trainer/Assessor during the learning process to measure each Learners knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria

Assignments - 3 workbooks (1 per component) to be completed throughout the programme (off course)

Invigilated exam - 2 to be completed throughout the course:

ECG recognition has 100% pass mark and a time limit of 15 minutes to complete

Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and applied practice has 70% pass mark every question and a time limit of 45 minutes to complete.

What certificate do I get for passing the Qualsafe - QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care course?
Qualsafe - QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF)
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