First Response Emergency Care FREC 4

Pre Hospital Care

Level 4

5 Day Course

Lifetime award

Ofqual regulated

What is First Response Emergency Care FREC?

The First Response Emergency Care FREC 4 is the next step on from the FREC 3 Course. The suite of qualifications gives a vocational route to giving a vocational route to working in the medical sector. Our trainers deliver a hands-on practical course, with the use of realistic environments and live casualties, giving you a fully immersive experience. The professional trainers give you the knowledge and understanding to achieve the qualifications. First Response Emergency Care FREC 4 course is delivered here in the South West in Cornwall. We have invested in equipment and facilities that you get nowhere else, to help you succeed.

What will I learn?

The FREC 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care is a 5-day course and is for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance services, the event medical sector or 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 Pre-Hospital Care Emergencies. Such as

  • Initial patient assessment
  • Physiological observations
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Heart disease
  • Electrocardiogram application and monitoring
  • Managing a patient’s airway, Supraglottic airways
  • Medical gases, dosages, and administration

More of what will I learn?

  • Thoracic trauma
  • Sepsis
  • Maternity care
  • Respiratory disorders and infections
  • Mechanisms of injury and kinetics
  • Triage
  • Full body and limb immobilisation
  • Sexual assault
  • Major Incidents
  • Psychosocial development in children
  • Emergency care for sick and injured children
  • Mental health crisis
  • Assisting the clinician with clinical interventions

Once you have successfully completed the course, (which is not guaranteed), we will offer paid work on our event medical team CTC Medical Services

What’s included in the price?

The price includes all equipment, full manual to keep, Registration, and Certification.

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Learners must have successfully completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care. You will also need to provide continuing professional development (CPD) profile containing evidence of 118hrs study and/or contextualised practice before you can begin the QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) qualification. A copy of the form can be found HERE. You must supply a copy of the completed form prior to the start of the course

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Why Choose Cornwall Training?

At Cornwall Training, we pride ourselves on the quality and standards of the training we deliver. As a Nationally Approved Accredited Training Centre, we are committed to providing the very best course experience, from initial contact to renewal. Our high standards are brought to you by our tutors, who are fully qualified experts from professional backgrounds including Ambulance Service, HM Coastguard, Fire Service, and the RNLI.

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Our professional training centre is located in St Austell and has excellent access to the A30 and A38. Where accommodation is required, you can find a Premier Inn just two minutes from the centre. That way, you can conveniently complete all required training in one trip.

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