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Certificate of Proficiency in Elementary First Aid

Please find the full course description further down the page.

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  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Language

    English

  • Course code

    MFA001

  • Price

    GBP 151.00

    Excl. extras &

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Certificate of Proficiency in Elementary First Aid

Objective

The objective of the Certificate of Proficiency in Elementary First Aid course is to give all persons intending to go to sea, a basic knowledge of the immediate action to be taken upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency onboard ship.

Target Group

The Certificate of Proficiency in Elementary First Aid is for any person working, or planning to work, commercially in waters that are bound by the STCW Convention & Code.

Prerequisites

There are no training pre-requisites for this course.

Examination

Delegates will be continually assessed against the course contents and requirements of the STCW code.
Upon completion of the course, delegates will be issued with an MCA-approved Certificate of Proficiency in Elementary First Aid.

Course Contents

The Certificate of Proficiency in Elementary course covers a variety of topics including:

• First aid principles
• Casualty recovery and rescue
• Casualty assessment
• Recovery position
• Control of bleeding
• Bandaging and dressings
• Management of shock and burns