FREC 4

Prometheus is a Qualsafe Awards registered provider of First Response Emergency Care Level 4 RQF.

What is FREC 4?

The FREC Level 4 Course benefits learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of prehospital emergency and urgent situations. This course is designed as the next step for those who have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF)

Once achieved, this qualification is valid while the learner maintains a continuing professional development (CPD) portfolio and has attended annual refresher training (ILS).

How will I learn?

We put great emphasis on the “hands-on” aspects of course training, creating true-to-life medical simulations, helping you learn through immersive practical sessions.

Experience as close to genuine patient trauma care as possible – using SIMBODIES™, our ultra-realistic manikins, crafted with outstanding attention to detail, ensuring that every human feature necessary is replicated in your training.

Train with award-winning medical equipment, as used by Ambulance Services and Armed Forces globally.

Why train with us?

All Prometheus Medical instructors are active, clinically current practitioners, meaning candidates will benefit from the most up-to-date medical knowledge.

Where will I learn?

At our purpose-built Herefordshire Campus or, for group bookings, your site if you prefer.

Available courses

All courses shown are at the Hereford campus.

FREC 4
START DATE 24/06/2024
END DATE 28/06/2024
SPACES AVAILABLE 3
COST £695 +VAT
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FREC 4
START DATE 25/11/2024
END DATE 29/11/2024
SPACES AVAILABLE 6
COST £695 +VAT
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Professional Pathways

FREC 4 is part of a progressive pathway of courses, culminating in a Level 5 Diploma in First Response Emergency and Urgent Care (RQF) (FREUC 5), which is used to progress careers within the emergency services, ambulance services, healthcare settings, and supports specialist medical roles within high-risk workplaces including law enforcement, security, energy and utilities, construction and military.

FREC 4 Skills Framework and Progression

The next step for those who have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC 3), FREC 4 is aimed at not only industry, emergency services (police and fire), and public sector companies and their employees, but for individuals who aspire to a more advanced level of emergency care knowledge and practical skill set.

How long is FREC 4 valid for?

Once achieved, this qualification is valid while the learner maintains a continuing professional development (CPD) portfolio and has attended annual refresher training (ILS).

ELCAS Approved

Our training courses will support your next career move if you leave the Armed Forces.

We are an approved learning provider for the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and a member of their Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELCAS). We accept enhanced learning credits for the First Response Emergency Care (FREC) 3 & 4 medical training courses.

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Course Overview & Learning Outcomes

Duration: 5 Days

The aim of the FREC Level 4 Course is to equip learners with the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of prehospital emergency and urgent situations.

This course fulfils the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level E.

The syllabus includes:

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

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Train with the best

Our training helps you to retain the key skills you need to save a life and be confident of deploying them effectively under pressure. Prometheus instructors train the best: elite military personnel, emergency services, multiple industry sectors, and helicopter emergency medical crews globally. You will benefit from that same expertise.

Course Accreditors

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