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Provide Medical First Aid On Board a Vessel Skill Set

State ID: GAA46

This course provides the candidate with the skills and knowledge to be able to react appropriately in an emergency situation, where a casualty has been injured at sea, or is acutely ill. To use those items of first aid equipment found in ships medical outfits, which are not included in the standard first aid kit. 

This course meets the requirements of STCW as revised by Manila Amendments 2010, and is AMSA approved.

  • Responsibilities of the First Aider
  • Respiratory and circulatory systems
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Poisons, signs and symptoms
  • Hypothermia, frostbite, heat exhaustion, heat stroke
  • Explosion injuries
  • Personal hygiene
  • Ships Captain Medical Guide, IMO Publications,
  • Marine Orders Part 10, Admiralty List of Radio Signals
  • International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code)
  • Cargo and Cargo Handling - Dangerous Goods

Prerequisites:

  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

Please Note:

  • Your position will not be confirmed until payment has been received
  • Course positions are limited. 100% attendance is required.
  • Minimum dress standards apply to campus attendance: ie closed in shoes be worn (no sandals, thongs or bare feet), neat casual attire. Shorts and t-shirts are acceptable.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the course enquiry form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.

Course enquiry

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For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.
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