The FREC qualification is a regulated and nationally recognised prehospital care ‘Intermediate’ qualification which is clinically endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care- The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. It fulfils the competencies set out in the Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) skills framework at descriptor level E.
The QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) qualification is specifically designed for those who have a ground level of knowledge and are seeking to further their career in the emergency services, ambulance services, the event medical sector or for those who work in high risk workplaces.
Successful Learners will gain 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.
Our team of ex-NHS Ambulance tutors and assessors offer extensive practical, clinical and educational experience, ensuring professional delivery, mentor support and guided learning throughout your course.
Minimum time to complete the award: 3 weeks Maximum time to complete the award: 20 weeks
5 x Practical assessments 5 x Skills tests and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course 3 x Learner workbooks
You will be provided with a course manual prior to the classroom phase of the course. It is advised that you complete a minimum of 125 hours of self-study before, during and after the classroom phase of the course. Additional resources will be available through our VLE at www.flr.training
Interactive classroom learning with practical simulation training is delivered by our experienced ex-NHS clinical tutors and current Paramedics/Nurses with over 100 years combined teaching experience of all clinical levels.
Work Based Learning
It is recommended that you complete a period of consolidation on completion of your course within a clinical placement. This allows for an opportunity to demonstrate new skills within a supervised environment.
Assisting the Paramedic | Cardiovascular Emergencies | CBRNE Incidents | Emergency Trauma Care | Focused History Taking Immediate Life Support | Intermediate Airway Management | Major Incidents | Management of Childhood Illness | Major IllnessMedical Gases | Mental Health | Musculoskeletal System | Nervous System | Paediatric Emergencies Patient Assessment| Resuscitation | Thoracic Trauma | Triage | Vascular Access
First Response Emergency Care
QA Level 3 Certificate offers entry level education for those who wish to seek employment within the pre-hospital care sector.
First Response Emergency Care
QA Level 4 Certificate offers intermediate level education for those who wish to continue their education towards gaining the level 5 Diploma.
First Response Emergency & Urgent Care
QA Level 5 Diploma offers recognition within the Private Ambulance Sector, Security Industry and NHS. APL opportunities towards gaining Paramedic education.
QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF)
Payments can be made via bank transfer or on receipt of an electronic invoice. For those making payments by instalment, this will be provided by our payment partner – GoCardless. There is a 1.5% transaction fee for credit card payments.
Deposit: 25% of the course fee (payable at the time of booking)
Balance:75% of the course fee (payable prior to attending the course)