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Elementary First Aid

EFA

A one-day course held almost monthly – additional courses can be given by special arrangement.

Who Needs it?
All persons intending to go to sea.

This MCA approved course meets the mandatory requirements laid down in STCW95 Regulations, covering the basic principles of first aid, first response treatment of a casualty and basic life support.

It is a stand alone course as well as a component of the Medical First Aid Course and the Medical Care on Board Ship (and Update) Courses.

Standard: STCW95 A-VI/1-3 STCW Reg VI/1 Sect. A-VI/1 (para 2.1.3)

Entry requirements:
Candidates must be 16 or more years of age. There are no other entry requirements.

Issue of certificate:
Delegates are assessed during Practical Exercises and via a Learning Outcomes Questionnaire

Certification Body:
Maritime and Coastguard Agency , UK MCA reapproval October 2011 for a further 5 years.

1 day // Price: 275€ –  50% Deposit requirement.

Prices are per person
Courses require a minimum of 5 people to run
If we do not have 5 people the course may be cancelled

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Medical First Aid

MFA

This course is held almost monthly – additional courses can be given by special arrangement.

Who needs it?
All Seafarers who are seeking Chief Mate or Engineer qualifications or are working towards becoming a Medical Person in Charge onboard.

This is an MCA approved course which meets the mandatory requirements for Seafarers who are designated to provide Medical First Aid at sea or for those who are seeking to gain Certificates of Competency.

The course covers the principles, priorities and management of first aid, basic life support, structure of the human body, care of the rescued casualty and treatment of infections and diseases, enabling an effective response to medical emergencies in the event of injury or illness.

Standard: STCW Reg. VI/4 Sect.A-VI/4-1

Entry requirements: Candidates must be 16 or more years of age.

Issue of certificate: Students are assessed during Practical Exercises and via a Multiple Choice Examination Paper. Certification Body: Maritime and Coastguard Agency , UK MCA reapproval October 2011 for a further 5 years.

4 days // Price: 750€ – 50% Deposit requirement.

Prices are per person
Courses require a minimum of 5 people to run
If we do not have 5 people the course may be cancelled

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Medical Care Onboard Ship

MC – Ships Captains’

This is an MCA approved course which meets the mandatory requirements for Seafarers who are seeking Captain qualification or want to qualify to be a Medical Person in Charge.

Who needs it?
All Seafarers who are seeking Captain qualification or want to qualify to be a Medical Person in Charge. An update course must be taken within 5 years to remain in date.

This intensive course is very practical covering life support, diagnostic techniques, management of a wide range of medical conditions and practical instruction in a variety of procedures such as clinical examination techniques, intramuscular injections, wound suturing and monitoring vital signs.

Standard: STCW95 A-VI/4-2. This notation appears on certificates issued on successful completion of the course. The certificate is crucial when submitting to maritime authorities as evidence of training to this level. It is not possible to do the Medical Care course without first holding a Medical First Aid certificate.

Certificates are valid for 5 years for persons responsible on board ship for medical care and the use of medical supplies. Certificates are not time-limited for tickets of competency.

5 days // Price: 850€ – 50% Deposit requirement.

Prices are per person.
Courses require a minimum of 5 people to run, if we do not have 5 people the course may be cancelled.

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Update for Medical Care Onboard Ship

UMC – Ships Captains’ update

This is an MCA approved refresher course which meets the mandatory requirements for Seafarers who are designated to take charge of medical care on board ship. This intensive course refreshes the knowledge and skills provided by previous training in Medical Care on Board Ship as outlined above.

Who needs it?
All Seafarers who are designated to take charge of medical care on board ship. An update course must be taken within 5 years to remain in date.

Updating of Medical Care on Board Ship is required at least every five years for Captains and persons responsible for medical care and the use of medical supplies. Candidates must have previously trained successfully in Proficiency in Medical Care Onboard Ship (in accordance with Section A-VI/4-2 of the STCW Code).

Standard: STCW95 A-VI/4-2. (The same notation as the Medical Care certificate).

It is not possible to register for the Update course without holding the Medical Care certificate within 5 years.

3 days // Price: 650€ – 50% Deposit requirement.

Prices are per person.
Courses require a minimum of 5 people to run, if we do not have 5 people the course may be cancelled