Proficiency in Medical First Aid

£495 GBP

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Medical First Aid
Training School:
LJMU Maritime Centre
Birkenhead, Wirral, United Kingdom
4 days

Proficiency in Medical First Aid (STCW A-VI/4-1)


  1. Hold a Proficiency in Elementary First Aid Certificate (STCW A-VI/1-3)
  2. ENG1 medical certificate, or equivalent, as an indicator of fitness and/or an assessment for fitness carried out by LJMU.


Formative assessment of practical skills combined with summative assessment of underpinning knowledge and competencies achieved during training.


Theory sessions supported by practical sessions to enhance learning.


MCA as per the STCW Code section STCW A-VI/4-1

Course Description

This four day course builds candidates’ first aid skills gained in the EFA course and allows them to apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness on-board. The course thus helps the candidates achieve competency required to become designated first aiders on-board a ship.

Upon successful completion of the course, all candidates receive an STCW Proficiency in Medical First Aid Course certificate which must be obtained prior to undertaking any Officer of the Watch (OOW) level Certificate of Competency (CoC) examinations for both deck and engineer officers.

Additional training for AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) can be included upon demand.

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LJMU Maritime Centre

3 Vanguard Way
Campbeltown Road
CH41 9HX
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01512315090
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