None- Candidates must be at least 16 years old
STCW Medical First Aid Course information
This STCW Medical First Aid course is designed for seafarers who are designated to provide medical first aid on board ships. This programme of training meets the requirements laid down in Regulation VI/4, paragraph 1 and section A-VI/4, paragraph 1 to 3 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended.
Students will gain the essential knowledge and training to enable them to apply immediate first aid to an injured casualty and person suffering from illness on board.
A hands on practical training approach is taken to deliver this course in which lectures, videos, group discussions and practical scenario-based exercises are used together with oral questioning to provide training and evidence that learning outcomes have been met.
- Spinal Injuries
- Soft Tissue Injuries
- Blending, Wounds & Injuries
- Head Injuries, Fractures & Dislocation
- Temperature Extremes
- Medical Emergencies
- Casualty Handling
- Scene Management
- Care of Rescued Casualty
- Communication, Equipment & Information
- Health & Hygiene
- Automated External Defibrillation
This STCW Medical First Aid course also covers requirements of first aid kits and medical stores on board a vessel referring to the MSN 1905 (M+F) Amendment 3.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive an MCA-approved Medical First Aid certificate at the end of the last day.
Please be advised that there is a minimum number of students required for the course to run.