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First Aid Course

Specialist Short Courses AdvancedBeginnerIntermediateAshore

Our one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages. This course is MCA approved and satisfies the requirements for Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster and Advanced Powerboat certificates of competence and some commercial work afloat.

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Assumed knowledge:
None
Minimum duration:
1 day
Minimum age:
None
Course content:
the recovery position in a confined space, CPR, including the drowning protocol, cold shock and hypothermia fromimmersion and/or exposure, seasickness and dehydration, medical assistance or advice by VHF, helicopter rescue.
Ability after course:
To achieve a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to be able to support skippers of yachts and motor vessels.
 

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