FPOS Blended Part One with qualifying CPD
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FPOS Blended Part One with qualifying CPD at a glance

  • 1-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 10 hours and 39 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Arabic
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

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 FPOS Basic, Intermediate and Enhanced do not exist anymore and it has been replaced by a new regulated version.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 is part two of the course for those who have completed the video online part one from ProTrainings.

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, Advanced CPR/AED (adult, child and infant) circulation and shock and trauma-related injuries, medical emergencies, Oxygen therapy and spinal immobilisation.

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.

Delivered in a blended or 100% classroom format, this qualification is endorsed by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care (Edinburgh) and is certified through Edexcel.  First Person on Scene (FPOS) Intermediate 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 of both the practical skills and supporting knowledge will, therefore, be required.

  • The course is available in two versions, this the standard certificate and the extended certificate covering more 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. 

We also offer the full FPOS course under ELCAS funding for the military via our sister company ITG Instructor Training.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course comes with 20.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 10 hours and 39 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Extended Certificate for the 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 as, or looking to apply for jobs as, a first responder in a primary care role. However, in some cases, learners may be acting as a first responder as part of a secondary role in an industry which requires first responders to have a greater breadth of knowledge and skills that are provided by first aid qualifications or the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Certificate for First Person on Scene.

The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:

  • Develop knowledge related to the pre-hospital care industry, including how their role fits into the wider sector as well as the responsibilities of the first responder, established practices relating to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, as well as the prevention and control of infection
  • Develop technical knowledge that underpins the role, duties and responsibilities of the first responder. This covers areas such as the management of scene safety, the clinical care and management of the casualty, the provision of effective clinical handovers to the next echelon of care, as well as the post-incident procedures for which the first responder is responsible
  • Develop practical skills in safe incident management and managing the care of causalities while awaiting the arrival of definitive pre-hospital care
  • Develop knowledge of and skills to be able to make critical decisions and medically manage the safe extrication of casualties
  • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 4 qualification
  • Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.
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