QA Level 5 Diploma in First Response Emergency and Urgent Care (RQF)

Ideal for those wishing to progress to roles such as an Ambulance Technician, this regulated and nationally recognised qualification also forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications that lead to the QA Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice (RQF).

Intended Audience

The QA Level 5 Diploma in First Response Emergency and Urgent Care (RQF) is specifically designed for those looking to further progress their career in the emergency services, ambulance services, event medical sector and high risk workplaces. 

Course OverviewQualification Specification

Fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level F, this fantastic qualification provides Learners with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to manage a range of prehospital emergency situations, such as: acute conditions, life-threatening infections, end of life care, childbirth and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Learner Registration Fees

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£94.50 £86.41 £85.05 £82.68

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Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 5 Diploma in First Response Emergency and Urgent Care (RQF) certificate personalised with their Centre’s details.

Centre Requirements

In order to deliver this qualification, Centres will require a minimum of 1 Trainer/Assessor and 1 Internal Quality Assurer (these cannot be the same person). Please refer to the above Qualification Specification (Pages 22-24) to check the Training/Assessing and Quality Assurance qualifications, and occupational knowledge and competence required for these positions. Centres will also need to have appropriate policies, systems and procedures in place, as well as suitable and adequate venues, equipment and learning resources. For further details on Centre requirements, please consult pages 5-9 of the Qualification Specification above.

Key Facts

QAN Number: 601/8635/5

Ofqual regulated? Yes

Number of Units: 4 mandatory units

Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 104 hours

Total Learning Hours (TQT): 940 hours

Credit Value: 94

Assessment:  8 x Practical assessments/Skills tests, 4 x Theory assessments (workbooks), 4 x End of module assessments, 10 x Reflective practice logs and continuous formative assessment throughout the course.

Qualification Valid For: Once achieved this qualification is valid while the Learner maintains a CPD portfolio and holds a valid Immediate Life Support qualification. 

Funding: This qualification is eligible for Advanced Learner Loans. For further details please click here.

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