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Prehospital Care Training Courses

Pre Hospital Courses

Our range of pre hospital care courses are nationally accredited certificates, and are tailored to assist you in taking your first steps into this environment or developing your existing knowledge.

Available Prehospital Training Courses

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) qualification is specifically designed for those seeking a career in the
emergency services, ambulance services, the event medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.

Course Overview

This Ofqual regulated pre-hospital qualification is ideal for those who have a specific responsibility to respond to emergency situations.  the qualification is approves by Qualsafe Awards (the UK’s largest Awarding Organisation for first aid qualifications) and is clinically endorsed by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care (FPHC).  The Level 3 Certificate meets the FPHC criteria for descriptor ‘D’ Provider on the PHEM Skills Framework.

The life saving skills taught are particularly suited to security staff, medical response teams, fire and police officers, industrial first aiders, healthcare providers and community responders.

Why Choose Immediate Care Medical?

Our expert trainers draw on their own personal pre-hospital care experiences to make learning fun and memorable.  This ensures that learners leave with the confidence and vital life saving skills needed to deal with the wide range of emergency situations.

Assessment and Requalification

Leaners will be continually assessed throughout he durations of the FREC® course, with successful candidates receiving a QA Level 3 Certificates in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) certificate.  This is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending a 3 day FREC® requalification course.

Entry Requirements

All learners must be at least 17 years old and possess reasonable numeracy and literacy skills.  Having existing basic first aid knowledge is also recommended (e.g. previous attendance on a First Aid at Work. Emergency First Aid at Work or Paediatric First Aid course).

Progression

This qualification may be used towards achieving other pre-hospital care qualifications, including the Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF)

Intended Audience

The QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) qualification is specifically designed for those who want to provide
prehospital care to patients requiring emergency treatment. It is ideal for those who are looking to progress their career in the emergency services, ambulance services, event medical sectors and high risk workplaces.

Course Overview

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.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Award in the Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication (RQF) is intended for those who are employed by a Care Quality
Commission (CQC) registered organisation that have a specific responsibility at work to be able to safely administer and monitor the effects of medication within their scope of practice.

* Learners who wish to undertake the QA Level 3 Award in the Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication (RQF) must be employed by a CQC registered organisation and have successfully completed the QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) or a QA recognised equivalent qualification.

Course Overview

Successful Learners will gain the knowledge and confidence needed to safely provide lifesaving medication at emergency or life-threatening incidents. Topics covered include: common types of lifesaving medication, determining a patient’s condition, guidelines and protocols relevant to the administration of lifesaving medication.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF) has been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility for providing treatment to patients who need medical gases administrating in prehospital care environments, such as: those working in the police force, fire service or private ambulance sector.

Course Overview

During this half course day, Learners will develop the necessary knowledge and skills needed for the safe, prompt and effective administration of emergency oxygen and analgesic agents. Topics covered include: pre-operational inspections and how to monitor and record its effects.