Proficiency in Medical Care (STCW)

Proficiency for Persons in Charge of Medical Care on board Ship (STCW A-VI/4-2)

This 5-day course is for seafarers designated to take charge of medical care on-board ships and for those requiring certificates of competency.

About the course

The Proficiency for Persons in Charge of Medical Care on Board Ship is a component module for the MCA Master 500 certification. It is a natural progression from the MCA Proficiency in Medical First Aid course, and is designed for anyone who has responsibility for medical care on board.

The module will give the candidate knowledge of medical care at sea together with the confidence that will allow them to deal safely with any situation.

The course is classroom based and contains both theoretical and practical elements.

Training towards:

Master (Yachts less than 500gt/3000gt)


There is both an oral and written examination by an independent examiner.

What’s included?

The course price stated below includes all food and accommodation for the duration of the course, where you will be accommodated on site at UKSA in a shared twin occupancy en-suite room. Depending on availability you can upgrade your accommodation to a single occupancy en-suite room for an additional £20.00 per night.

If you book consecutive courses, we will include accommodation the nights in between free of charge (up to a maximum of 3 nights).

If you would prefer to book the course non-residentially the course price will be £760.00 (this price still includes lunch).

Dates and pricing

Course From To Non-res All-inc
Proficiency for Persons in Charge of Medical Care on Board Ship 24/01/2022 28/01/2022 £800 £920

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