Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC 4)

£495.00 (£594.00 inc. vat)


Our Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC 4), held at our Manchester training centre, is the next step for those who have completed the Qualsafe First Response Emergency Care (Level 3 RQF) course. This qualification provides learners with a wider scope of practice in pre-hospital care emergencies, allowing for greater employment opportunities.

The FREC Level 4, delivered at our North West base in Manchester, is a regulated and nationally recognised pre-hospital care qualification specifically designed for those looking to progress their career within the NHS or private ambulance services as an emergency care assistant or event medical provider. It is also ideal for those who are looking to work within specialist roles in the military, police and fire services.

Fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level E, this qualification provides learners with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to be able to deal with a wide range of pre-hospital care emergencies, such as: major incidents, fracture immobilisation, sick and injured children, mental health issues and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Level 4 First Response Emergency Care Qualification Specification.


Patient assessment
Patient management
Understanding the heart
Heart disease
ECG acquisition
Basic ECG recognition
Airway management
Medical gasses
Respiratory system
Thoracic trauma
Musculoskeletal system
Nervous system
Mechanisms of injury and kinetics
Limb injury
Spinal injury
Manage traumatic injury
Sexual assault
Major incident
Physical and psychosocial development in children
Emergency care for sick and injured children
Mental health
Respiratory conditions
Digestive system
Assist a clinician

Intended Audience

People looking to progress to the role of Emergency Care Assistant.

Entry Requirements

Must be at least 18 years old.
Must have successfully completed FREC 3 or equivalent.


5 days classroom based
up to 12 months for workbooks


Manchester, North West, M27 4EQ


Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised certificate which remains valid with an annual ILS and CPD portfolio.


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