Proficiency in Medical First Aid

Duration: 4 days

Commonwealth Of Dominica Approved

This four-day course is for seafarers designated to provide first aid on board ship and those needing certificates of competency. The level of knowledge gained will be sufficient to enable the seafarer to take immediate action in the case of injury or illness.

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a Proficiency in Medical First Aid certificate.

This course also includes Automated External Defibrillation (AED) training and a separate certificate for this is issued (successful students). AED’s are increasingly being made available in workplaces for First Aiders.

AED courses can be tailored to fit in with other courses if required, a minimum of 6 students is required).


Course Includes:

  • Resuscitation
  • Poisons
  • Temperature Extremes
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Casualty handling
  • Burns
  • Communications
  • Head Injuries
  • Utilisation of Equipment & Information
  • Fractures & Dislocation
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Spinal Injury
  • The unconscious casualty
  • Care of the rescued casualty
  • Shock
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Must Have Elementary First Aid Certificate
  • All candidates must be at least 16 years of age.

Commonwealth Of Dominica Approved

100% Attendance, Pass written and practical assessments

  • Passport
  • CDC
  • Copy of VISA (If Applicable)
  • Must Have Valid Medical Certificate