During this 1 day course, Learners will develop the necessary skills associated with immediate life support, including: airway management, patient assessment, management of major illness/injury, post-incident procedures, Managing the Return of Spontaneous Circulation (RoSC), patient handovers and more.
This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide emergency care to patients requiring emergency and urgent care/treatment. This qualification is relevant to those working as event medical providers, emergency ambulance personnel, registered healthcare professionals and those in specialist roles within the emergency services and military.
This qualification comprises 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 10 hours.
Learners must complete all assessments successfully within the registration period to achieve the
qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 4 weeks.
TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate
guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 7 GLH (minimum), and
The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study, including
assessment, as directed by, but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, which for this
qualification is recommended to consist of 3 hours pre-course study including workbook completion
Learners must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the training.
Learners must have successfully completed the QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF or RQF) or similar qualification, e.g. Associate Ambulance Practitioner, IHCD Ambulance Aid or be a registered healthcare professional working in an emergency care or primary care environment. Equivalent qualifications must be mapped to the Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria of the QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF or RQF), and be submitted to QA for consideration, showing how comparable they are in relation to meeting the same skills and knowledge as well as the assessment requirements.
This qualification is valid for a period of 1 year. The Learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.
Requalification requires successful completion of the original qualification
This regulated and nationally recognised qualification has been specifically designed to enable learners to develop their knowledge and skills in providing emergency care to patients experiencing cardiorespiratory arrest or life-threatening illness and injury in a prehospital care environment.
The QA Level 4 Award in Immediate Life Support (RQF) is ideal for those who have a responsibility at work, or in community or voluntary activities to provide emergency care to patients, such as event medical providers, emergency ambulance personnel, registered healthcare professionals and those working in specialist roles within the emergency services and military.
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