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This course is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide prehospital care to patients requiring emergency care/treatment at an incident. Recognised by many as a Technician/EMT equivalent. Learners must be at least 18 years old, have successfully completed the QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) (L4 FREC) qualification or a QA recognised equivalent and have access to, and be able to evidence, 750hrs worth of clinical practice.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge, skills and practical competencies needed to deal with a wide range of prehospital emergency and urgent situations. The qualification is designed to act as proof the Learner has undergone a programme of learning and assessment to demonstrate competency in prehospital care.
The Learner receives one certificate on achieving this qualification. The certificate date is the date the Learner achieves the final unit. This qualification is valid if a Learner maintains a CPD portfolio and attends Immediate Life Support updates to remain qualified.