Elementary First Aid

£130 GBP

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Elementary First Aid
Training School:
Falmouth School of Sailing
Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom
1 day

This one day course, run by our sister compmany Falmouth Training Solutions teaches basic first aid and life-saving skills with a balance of theory and practical work during training. It is designed to meet the minimum requirement for familiarisation and basic safety training for seafarers with designated emergency duties.

This course is part of the mandatory basic safety training courses, which also include: Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, Proficiency in Security Awareness, Personal Survival Techniques and Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting.

The course is included in our STCW Basic Safety Training Week.

Course content:

  • The ability to act safely and effectively when an accident or emergency occurs;
  • The treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient;
  • The recognition and treatment of a person in seizure;
  • The recognition of cardiac arrest and delivery of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) including an overview of AEDs;
  • The ability to recognise and safely treat a patient who is choking;
  • The ability to safely and promptly treat a patient who is bleeding;
  • The keeping of simple records following an accident;
  • The recovery position in a confined space;
  • Drowning;
  • Cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure;
  • Seasickness and dehydration;
  • Medical assistance or advice by VHF;
  • Helicopter rescue;
  • Category C Medical Stores.

Please call our sister company, Falmouth Training Solutions, to book a place on 01326 211311.

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This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)

  • 24 February 2024
  • 20 March 2024
  • 27 March 2024
  • 24 April 2024
  • 04 May 2024
  • 22 May 2024
  • 31 May 2024
  • 19 June 2024
  • 26 June 2024
  • 17 July 2024
  • 23 July 2024
  • 14 August 2024
  • 23 August 2024

Falmouth School of Sailing

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Bridge House
TR11 4SN
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01326211311
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