First Response Emergency Care (FREC 4)
39hrs

£625 inc VAT (Payment by instalments available 0% interest) Discounts for booking both FREC 3 and FREC 4

One place left for FREC 4 via blended learning. April 10, 17 and 24 (full day with a Paramedic on Zoom), then May 8-9 for practical work with Paramedic on-site in the Peak District. 

This Level 4 FREC qualification meets the FPHC criteria for descriptor ‘E’ provider on the PHEM skills framework.  More details are here Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) Qualification Specification

To achieve the qualification, there are three mandatory units  (total value of 15 credits). All assessments must be completed to claim this qualification.  There is a maximum period to achieve this qualification of 20 weeks.

 

Course Overview

FREC 4 is made up of three mandatory units of 39 hrs not including breaks attended over 5 days. There is an additional 150 hrs of learning time. This can be achieved by pre-course reading from the course manual and post course Continual Professional Development (CPD). High Peak First Aid will assist you with the guided learning hours for the First Response Emergency Care qualification.

COURSE DURATION AND LOCATIONS
Initially 5 days guided learning with 1 Tutor to 6 participants.   Part of the course will be classroom based with a very high content of practical.  Some of the practical elements and scenarios will be conducted outside in a variety of terrain close to our training facility.  We want you to be confident and competent in all weathers if you need to apply your prehospital skills.

There are three work books to be completed post-course.   We will offer support after the qualification to enable the learner to complete the work books: this is included in the course fee.

 

 

 

Who is the course for ?

The FREC 4 provides a solid foundation for the learner to be competent to deal with a wide range of medical and trauma situations in the prehospital environment and is suitable for but not limited to:

  • Event first aiders
  • Fire fighters
  • Police fire arms and medics
  • Close protection operative: this qualification is recognised by the Security Industries Authority (SIA)
  • Expedition Leaders UK and overseas
  • Journalists working overseas
  • Researchers working overseas
  • Film Crews working in remote areas
  • Aid workers in hostile or disaster prone countries
  • Community Responders in the UK
  • High risk work environments in the UK and overseas
  • Offshore workers
Course Structure

FREC 4 is made up of three mandatory units of 39 hrs not including breaks attended over 5 days. There is an additional 150 hrs of learning time. This can be achieved by pre-course reading from the course manual and post course Continual Professional Development (CPD). High Peak First Aid will assist you with the guided learning hours for the First Response Emergency Care qualification.

Entry Requirements
Assessment

To achieve the qualification, there are three mandatory units (total value of 15 credits). All assessments must be completed to claim this qualification.

There are three work books to be completed post-course.   We will offer support after the qualification to enable the learner to complete the work books: this is included in the course fee.

Progression

The FREC system is modular based, enabling a participant to progress through each level from FREC 3 to FREC 6 if desired.  On successful completion of all levels and competencies, the participant can apply for registration as a Paramedic with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).  The modular nature of this qualification allows the participant to “step -off” at any point, appealing to persons working in a variety of sectors.

Recognition of Prior Learning
The Immersive Classroom

The immersive classroom enables us to put you into any environment such as:

  • The back of an ambulance
  • A broad selection of work places
  • Hostile environments
  • Rural settings in the UK
  • Remote overseas locations
  • Domestic settings

This enables the participant to react to a challenging and dynamic environment including noise and smell.  Levels can be adjusted so as not to overwhelm the participant.

Location for On-Site Training

Our Peak District training facility is easily located by public transport; train, bus and plane.

  • The train station is Hope which is served by the Manchester-Sheffield Line
  • The bus stop is in Hope
  • The nearest airport is Manchester with links to train and bus
  • There is plenty of accommdoation in the area that can be found by searching Google maps and using out post code S33 6RW
COVID Precautions

This qualification will adhere to current best practice regarding COVID-19.

  • 6 participant per course
  • Lateral Flow test on arrival
  • 3 Ply Surgical mask, changed at least three times during the day
  • Alcohol 70% hand gel
  • Gloves
  • 400 litres of warm or cool air per minute quietly circulates the training rooms. The Dyson hot and cool fans contain a HEPA 13 filter to catch pollutants
  • Each training room has an additional unit that quietly kills Coronavirus in the air with a 99.9999% kill rate.  This works by air being drawn into the unit and passed over UV-C lamps
  • Our anti-slip hospital grade flooring is hoovered and sanitised by two floor robots during break times
  • Touch points are sanitised every four hours
  • CPR is conducted in compliance with current Coronavirus guidelines

Course Overview

The First Response Emergency Care Level 4 is made up of three mandatory units of 39hrs not including breaks attended over 5 days. There is a post course work book.  This can be achieved by pre-course reading from the course manual and post course Continual Professional Development (CPD). High Peak First Aid will assist you with the guided learning hours for the First Response Emergency Care qualification.

Unit 1: First Response Emergency Care Assessment Skills and Medical Gases
Unit 2: First Response Emergency Care Trauma Life Support
Unit 3: First Response Emergency Care and Assisting Advanced Procedures

There are 10 practical assessments/skills tests for this qualification to the FREC Level 4 standard:

•  Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation
•  Child cardiopulmonary resuscitation
•  Infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation
•  Management of fractures
•  Electrocardiogram recognition
•  Assisting advanced procedures
•  Airway management
•  Immobilisation and extrication equipment
•  Patient assessment
•  Thoracic trauma and assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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