Designated First Aider
The Elementary First Aid Training course is designed to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide basic medical care and response to emergencies on board a vessel. Participants will learn about emergency response procedures for marine accidents, including the use of rescue equipment and communication protocols, as well as the relevant first aid regulations and standards that apply to maritime industries.
- Introduction to first aid in a maritime context
- Basic medical care for common injuries and illnesses on board a vessel
- Emergency response procedures for marine accidents
- Use of rescue equipment such as life rafts, life jackets, and rescue boats
- Communication protocols during an emergency
- Understanding first aid regulations and standards that apply to maritime industries
- Incident reporting and documentation
- Scenario-based training exercises
The Elementary First Aid Training course is an 8-hour course that may include a combination of theoretical and practical components. Participants will gain hands-on experience in providing basic medical care and responding to emergency situations on board a vessel. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of competence that is recognized by relevant regulatory bodies in the maritime industry. The course is designed to help individuals feel more confident and prepared to respond to medical emergencies and accidents on board a vessel, potentially saving lives and reducing the risk of further injury or harm.