Our STCW Medical First Aid (MFA) course aims to provide seafarers with the relevant knowledge and skills to provide medical first aid on board a vessel, in accordance with Regulation V1/4 of the annex to the STCW convention and section A-V1/4 (1-3) of the STCW code.
The MFA is a very practical course, combining essential theory with hands-on practice through a mix of practice-specific equipment and realistic scenarios.
The STCW Proficiency in Medical First Aid Course Content:
- Scene Management
- The unconscious casualty
- Wounds and injuries
- Head injuries
- Fractures & dislocation
- Soft tissue injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Temperature extremes
- Care of the rescued casualty
- Medical emergencies
- Casualty handling
- Equipment & information
- Health & hygiene
- Automated External Defibrillator
Please contact us if you require any further information about this course or wish to book on behalf of a company:
Telephone: 01454 260130
Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday – Friday: 08.30 – 17.00
Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with course joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment will be received by email.
There is a wide range of local accommodation, some of which are within walking distance of the training centre to suit everyone’s budget. For a list of local accommodation please click here.