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Medical First Aid Aboard Ship

£462 GBP (incl. VAT)

Course Type:
Medical First Aid
Training School:
East Coast College, Lowestoft
Location:
Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Duration:
4 days
Language:
English

This course is a requirement for seafarers wishing to progress at sea as a rating or become an Officer of the Watch (OOW). The course is comprehensive and includes:

  • Construction and functions of the various parts of the human body
  • Medical stores carried on ships
  • General principles relating to pharmacology
  • The principles for dealing with accidents or other medical emergencies
  • The application of immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness
  • Assessment is continuous via multiple questionnaires during the course and an oral/practical examination.

If successful, candidates will be awarded a certificate which meets the performance criteria laid down for Medical First Aid Aboard Ship in accordance with Regulation V1/4 of the annex of the STCW convention and section A -V1/4 (1-3) of the STCW Code and the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations 1997. These standards are approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).


School Website

East Coast College, Lowestoft

St Peters Street
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR32 2NB
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01502525025
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School Website