STCW First Aid courses provided by Club de Mar Medical
STCW First Aid Medical Training Course
The medical training courses delivered by Club de Mar Medical will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognise and manage illness and injuries on board ship. For those working aboard commercial vessels, and in the Super Yacht industry, these courses will enhance your career prospects.
Club de Mar Medical have a highly motivated, blended learning approach combining knowledge and practical scenarios to ensure the highest levels of competence.
They are confident that their in house training team will deliver a worthy learning experience, and Aigua Sea School agrees, which is why we are happy to recommend them to all our students looking to get the First Aid qualification.
Elementary First Aid
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.
Medical First Aid
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 re-approval October 2011 for a further 5 years.
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I would highly recommend Aguia Sea School, the staff, JP, Dawn and Linda, are extremely helpful, John and Simon, the instructors that got me through my yachtmaster, short range radio course and my ocean are knowledgable, patient and passionate about their subjects. All in all a great operation, thanks guys!
Amanda’s great medical training helped me to save a life on my recent Trans Atlantic crossing! Thank you so much. A client developed a severe seasickness right after leaving Guadeloupe. Halfway across it got so bad that I found him hyperventilating with curled up fingers and toes in his cabin. Promising wild and crazy sex (apparently it gets them focused) if managing to breathe in pace with me helped. Lying is not considered a crime if it works to safe a life! Great practical hints and tricks from a wonderful person packed with experience.
We did a private Sea Survival course and thought is was great! really useful! Thanks Linda!
I found the Sea Survival training to be very good and interactive, both the theory and practice sessions were helpful, but the practical was the most memorable.