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.
As the next step for those who have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency
Care (QCF) or equivalent, this qualification is ideal for those looking to progress their career in the
emergency services, ambulance services, event medical sector and high risk workplaces. Successful
candidates will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to be able to deal with a wide
range of prehospital care emergencies, such as:
sick and injured children,
mental health problems and more.
Fulfilling the competencies set out in the Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) skills framework at descriptor level E, this Ofqual regulated qualification is the ideal foundation for those who are progressing in education to become a registered healthcare professional.