Elementary First Aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)

STCW Elementary First Aid

The aim of the Elementary First Aid course is to give all persons intending to go to sea a basic knowledge of the immediate action to be taken upon encountering an accident or other medical emergencies at sea.

About the course

The Elementary First Aid module is a mixture of theory and practical sessions giving you essential knowledge on how to respond to the most common emergencies on board including burns and scalds, broken bones, bleeding and shock. You will also learn the following first aid procedures:

  • CPR
  • Different bandaging methods
  • How to move a patient
  • How to improvise when there is no equipment available

Assessment

This course has both a practical and written assessment.

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