STCW Elementary First Aid

STCW Elementary First Aid

One day STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA) course module which is instructed in compliance to STCW Code A-VI/1-3.

The course module is part of the mandatory STCW 2010 Basic Safety Training course, which also includes:

STCW Personal Survival Techniques

STCW Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting

STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

STCW Proficiency in Security Awareness (optional)

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Course Content

The course consists of approximately eight hours of theory and practical training in our classroom covering basic First Aid and CPR in marine situations.

The course learing objective is to understand what to do in case of a medical emergency or accident, how to apply elementary first aid techniques and is covering subjects as:

  • Assessment of needs and threats to own safety
  • Body Structure and functions
  • Position casualty
  • Resuscitation techniques
  • Control Bleeding
  • Basis shock measures
  • Burns and scalds
  • Rescue and transport a casualty
  • Bandages and use material in the emergency kit

The course is followed by a written exam.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum age is 16 years.
  • Medical and health declaration required.