The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Certificate for First Person on Scene is for learners who work in, or who want to work in, the pre-hospital care industry as first responders. Learners will normally be employed, or looking to apply for jobs, in roles for which being a first responder is a secondary but important aspect of the role
The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock.
The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace by giving first aiders a more comprehensive understanding of first aid along with an understanding of how important medical/environmental intelligence is when dealing with a range of casualties.
The content of the qualification meets the Health and Safety Executive (HSE UK) requirements for training first-aiders and builds on this by allowing learners to identify risks within their place of work and research measures to support these risks within their surrounding environment.
the objective of this qualification is to provide participants with the required knowledge to operate in Hostile Environments.
The three main aims of this course are to provide lifesaving care to the injured combatant, to limit the risk of further casualties, and to help the unit achieve mission success.
The course is divided into 3 phases:
Over a 5 day period, Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to deal with a range of prehospital care emergencies, such as: managing a patient's airways, catastrophic bleeding, management of fractures, medical emergencies and more.
This fantastic qualification provides Learners with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to be able to deal with a wide range of prehospital care emergencies, such as: major incidents, fracture immobilisation, sick and injured children, mental health problems and more.