Instructed by Marine Professionals

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Course Location: 2612 Sooke Road, Colwood BC

Transport Canada Training Certificate is issued upon successful completion, valid for 5 years from date of issue

Marine Basic First Aid Description

A two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008 E. Designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate or endorsement or a Master or Chief Mate limited certification or is the person providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 2, or sheltered waters. Covers skills needed to recognize, prevent, and respond to circulation emergencies (CPR/AED level A). The course uses scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry.

Course Content

  • Responding to Emergencies
  • The EMS system at sea
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest – adult
  • Wound care
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons

Pre-course Requirements:


Marine Basic First Aid

  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Instructor: Certified Canadian Red Cross Professional Emergency Care First Aid Instructor
  • Completion: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam
  • Certification: Marine Basic First Aid & CPR Level A. Transport Canada /STCW 2010 Training certification valid for 5 years from date of issue.

Sources :  Transport Canada

                                   $ 175.00

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