Medical First Aid Aboard Ship
£540 (exc. VAT)
Trainees must be at least 16 years of age to do this course. But there are no pre-requisites in terms of prior training.
Trainees who hold a certificate in Elementary First Aid, issued in accordance with Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code (or an equivalent qualification recognised by the MCA), must undertake this training in full in order to update and extend their knowledge and skills relating to current medical first aid procedures.
This Medical First Aid Aboard Ship course, is a requirement for seafarers wishing to progress at sea as a rating or become an Officer of the Watch (OOW).
The course content includes:
•Construction and functions of the various parts of the human body
•Medical stores carried on ships
•General principles relating to pharmacology
•The principles for dealing with accidents or other medical emergencies
•The application of immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness
Assessment is continuous via multiple question papers during the course and an oral/practical examination.
Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate which meets the performance criteria laid down for Medical First Aid Aboard Ship in accordance with Regulation V1/4 of the annex of the STCW convention and section A -V1/4 (1-3) of the STCW Code and the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations 1997. These standards are approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
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