Students will be taught the skills associated with rapid assessment, stabilisation and transfer of both the trauma victim and those suffering a medical emergency.
The course is aimed at those working in high risk and hostile environments – suitable for learners who work in, or who want to work in, the pre-hospital care industry as a first responder.
FPOS is fully recognised by the Security Industry Authority. The training includes both theoretical lectures and practical sessions, designed to develop a good, all round Tactical First Responder.
Unit 1: Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities of the First Responder
Unit 2: Core Emergency Care of Casualties for the First Responder
Unit 3: Core Understanding of Recognising and Managing Trauma for the First Responder
Unit 4: Recognising and Managing Medical Conditions for the First Responder
Unit 5: Developing the Core Competencies of Incident Management for the First Responder
Delegates are assessed during relevant practical scenarios and via an online exam. There is also a substantial amount of written work required to complete this level 4 qualification.
There are no prerequisites for this course. Anybody with a desire to learn the skills is welcome to attend.
Upon successful completion of the course, learners will be be awarded with a Level 4 First Person on Scene certificate issued by Pearson, valid for 3 years.