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What is the STCW Elementary First Aid course?

This STCW elementary first aid course module is a combination of theory and practical training for basic first aid and life saving skills. This course is intended for all seafaring personnel who need to be able to practice elementary first aid on board ship. It comprises the knowledge required in STCW 95 Table A-VI/1-3 and provides an introduction to the principles of first aid. It shows how to respond to the most common medical emergencies.

This course contains some exercises that are physically demanding. Any candidate unsure of their fitness for such activities should consult their doctor.

 Course content

  • Dealing with an emergency
  • Priorities of treatment
  • Casualty transport
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Shock management
  • Bandaging
  • Wounds/Bleeding
  • Burns/Scalds

Prerequisites: None

Duration: 8 Hours

Cost: £114 per person. (Please note all prices include vat @20%)

Location: South West maritime Academy, Cromhall Quarry, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA

Certificate validity: This certificate has no expiry date

Certification: Upon successful completion you will be awarded a certificate in STCW-95 Elementary First Aid as laid down in STCW 95 Regulation VI/1 paragraph 2.1.3 of Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code

 

There is a wide range of local accommodation, some of which are within walking distance of the training centre to suit everyone’s budget.

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