BTEC Level 4 Certificate for First Person on Scene (RQF) is the latest qualification launched in 2017 by Pearsons. FPOS Basic, Intermediate and Enhanced do not exist anymore and it has been replaced by a new regulated version.
This course is the part one which is online video training delivered through ProTrainings. You will need to complete the classroom part two practical in order to gain your qualification. Completing your FPOS as a blended qualification will save you valuable time in the classroom. This course is ideal for the standard and extended versions.
The new FPOS qualification leads itself to blended training very easily. With ProTrainings online part you will complete a series of videos, knowledge review questions to test your understanding and a short online test. You will also complete an open response question book which is taken to your practical lesson to confirm your understanding and save time in the classroom.
The First Person on Scene FPOS course is designed for those involved in providing initial emergency care, for example, Community Responders, Fire and Police Officers, personnel involved in the security industry, senior cabin crew and industrial first aiders.
Taking the first aider on to the next level, topics in this course include pre-hospital assessment, respiration and airway management, circulation and shock and trauma-related injuries, medical emergencies, cannulation, fluid therapy, spinal immobilisation.
Delivered by experienced medical professionals with front-line experience this qualification is endorsed by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care (Edinburgh) and is certified through Edexcel. Level 4 First Person on Scene (FPOS) is fully recognised by the Security Industry Authority. The qualifications and any additional Units are valid for a period of 3 years. Periodic re-training and assessment for both the practical skills and supporting knowledge will, therefore, be required.
The course is available in two versions, this the extended certificate and the standard certificate covering fewer subjects. There are no pre-requisites for this course, however, first aid knowledge is recommended.
This course is also an ideal standalone video online course to improve your first aid knowledge and understanding.