Elementary First Aid

This course will give seafarers’ basic knowledge of the immediate response to give when faced with medical emergencies or accidents whilst at sea.

  • STCW
  • Block delivery
  • 1 Days
  • Start Academic Year 2021/2022

About this course

The STCW Elementary First Aid course is set up to configure part of the mandatory Basic Safety Training (BST) for seafarers. This course will give prospective seafarers’ basic knowledge of the immediate response to give when faced with medical emergencies or accidents whilst at sea.
  • Applying immediate first aid in the event of an accident/injury on board ship;
  • Actions on discovering a casualty;
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
  • Recovery position;
  • Fractures;
  • Spinal injuries;
  • Examination of a casualty;
  • Medical conditions including heart attack, choking & asthma;
  • Treatment of bleeding, burns & shock;
  • Transporting a casualty on board ship.

Prerequisites

In order to apply for the STCW Basic Safety Training week delegates must submit proof of ID and a completed Delegate Registration Form.
Delegate Registration Form

FAQs

Certification

Successful delegates will be awarded with an MCA approved STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA) certificate, after a short exam.

Revalidation

Not applicable.

Fees

£130.00
This fee includes registration and tuition fees as well as lunch at the University.
The University cannot guarantee places on this course which may be limited due to class size and in order to ensure quality of teaching. The course will be delivered subject to minimum numbers being met.

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