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Certificate of Proficiency in Medical First Aid

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    4 days

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    GBP 500.00

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Certificate of Proficiency in Medical First Aid


To give seafarers who are designated to provide medical first aid on board ship the essential education and training to meet the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency requirements set out in A-V1/4-1 of the STCW code

Target Group

All Ships’ officers are required to complete proficiency in medical first aid training


Not Applicable


Candidates to undergo individual assessments against the criteria set in Annex B columns 3 & 4 from Table A-VI/4-1 via observation and oral questioning at the end of the course.

Successful candidates will be awarded a MCA approved STCW Medical First Aid certificate

This course can be delivered at both our Aberdeen and Teesside training centres

Course Contents

The content below will be taught both theoretically and practically thorughout the 4 days training:

Maritime First Aid Regulations and Standards (UK)
At the scene of an incident
Primary Survey
Medical Oxygen
The Respiratory System
The Circulatory System
Wounds and Bleeding
Strains and Sprains
Thermal Stress
Head Injuries
Eye Injuries
Multiple Casualties