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

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification 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) has been specifically designed for those looking to further develop their career within the Prehospital care sector.

Course Overview

Qualification SpecificationFulfilling 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.

Assessment Methods

8 x Practical assessments/Skills tests, 4 x Theory assessments (workbooks), 4 x End of module assessments and 10 x Reflective practice logs.

Learner Registration Fees

Here at Qualsafe Awards we are passionate about providing the highest quality service and support at competitive prices. That’s why our Centres can save up to 12.5% on Learner Registrations with our tiered pricing system!

Standard Price 150-249 Learners
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250-499 Learners
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500+ Learners
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£94.50 £86.41 £85.05 £82.68

Price includes:

Successful Learners will receive a personalised QA Level 5 Diploma in First Response Emergency and Urgent Care (RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted*. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost (please see our Fees and Charges list for details).


*Subject to a Centre’s Direct Claims Status and any required actions.

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