Marine First Aid

This course has been specifically designed for those working in the marine environment and is ideal for boat owners, watersports instructors, yacht skippers and crew. The course leads to an internationally recognised first aid qualification.
2 September
Fri 02 Sep 2022
1 day, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $350.00 incl.
full
23 September
Fri 23 Sep 2022
1 day, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $350.00 incl.
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30 September
Fri 30 Sep 2022
1 day, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $350.00 incl.
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22 October
Sat 22 Oct 2022
1 day, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $350.00 incl.
    3 December
    Sat 03 Dec 2022
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $350.00 incl.
    3 February
    Fri 03 Feb 2023
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $350.00 incl.
    4 March
    Sat 04 Mar 2023
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $350.00 incl.
    15 April
    Sat 15 Apr 2023
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $350.00 incl.
    28 April
    Fri 28 Apr 2023
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $350.00 incl.
    3 June
    Sat 03 Jun 2023
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $350.00 incl.

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Description

Marine First Aid

The course meets the requirements for Australian workplace First Aid as well as the RYA and AMSA for First Aid on board a boat.

The programme has been designed specifically to focus on First Aid situations in a marine setting.

By the end of the day, you will be able to identify life-threatening conditions, perform CPR, and be prepared to help a casualty in an emergency.

Course content 

  • First priorities
  • Assessment and immediate action
  • ABC / CPR
  • Defibrillation
  • Handling casualties
  • Bandaging
  • Allergies
  • Amputation
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Control of bleeding
  • Awareness of CAT drugs
  • Contents of a first aid kit
  • Head injuries
  • Shock
  • Spinal injuries
  • Fractures
  • Heart attacks
  • Angina
  • Stroke
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Asthma attacks, diabetic emergencies and epilepsy
  • Seasickness
  • Hypothermia
  • Electric shock

Course programme

There are 4 parts to the programme 

  1. Pre-study and assessments
  2. Theory training 
  3. Practical training
  4. Assessment for both knowledge and skills

Instruction and location 

The programme is run by a very experienced paramedic in association with our training partners at TCP.

You will be based in our waterside classroom and have access to Flying Fish training vessells for practical scenarios. 

 

What's included

First aid manual, training, and certification

Qualifications

  • TCP Provide First Aid 
  • HLTAID009  (CPR module) and HLTAID001 (First Aid module)

The qualification is workplace approved in Australia and approved by the RYA for commercial use for Yachtmasters and  Watersports instructors in the UK and Europe

 

Before you start

No previous experience is required.

The course is relevant to all who go afloat. 

What next?

You must re-validate this certificate every three years.

Testimonials

Graham Mattison CPA, MBA

No question, today's first aid course at Flying Fish with Perry was one of the most relevant courses I have ever attended. Entertaining, practical, very informative; every sailor should attend this.