This course has been designed to meet the requirements of STCW section VI/1-3. The course is open to all seafarers who are designated to provide elementary first aid on board ship. This course is ONLY valid for seafarers who are going to work in the Super Yachting Industry (RYA) and the Cruise line Industry, it is not valid in any other sector of the maritime industry.
Take immediate action upon encountering an accident or medical emergency until the arrival of a person with medical first aid skills or a person in charge of medical care on board
This course is designed for all seafarers in any capacity wishing to pursue a career at sea. To achieve the basic procedures in First Aid on board a vessel, the competencies as described in the STCW and SAMSA Codes respectively.
Understanding of immediate measures to be taken in cases of emergency, including the ability to
- Control bleeding
- Position causality
- Apply resuscitation techniques
- Appropriate measures of basic shock management
- Appropriate measures in event of burns and scalds, including accidents caused by electric current
- Rescue and transport causality
- Improvise bandages and use materials in emergency kit
Medically fit for sea
Exit level: The competent learner will be able to perform the role of a crew member on-board.
Assessment: Written assessment & Practical evaluation