+61 (0)2 9969 8590 oz@flyingfishonline.com.au

Flying Fish

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.

Marine First Aid

Course programme

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

It is run at Flying Fish Sail Academy by our training partners at TCP. 

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

The syllabus

  • 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
  • Sea sickness
  • Hypothermia
  • Electric shock

Be prepared

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

  • Feb
    14
    14 Feb
    1 day
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $295.00 incl. GST
    Register2 places remaining
  • Feb
    22
    22 Feb
    1 day
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $295.00 incl. GST
  • Mar
    14
    14 Mar
    1 day
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $295.00 incl. GST
  • May
    1
    1 May
    1 day
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $295.00 incl. GST
  • Jun
    6
    6 Jun
    1 day
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $295.00 incl. GST

What's included

First aid manual, training and certificate.

Qualifications

  • TCP Provide First Aid – HLTAID003

The qualification is work place approved in Australia and approved by the RYA for use in the UK and Europe

 

Before you start

No previous experience is required.

What next?

You must re-validate this certificate every three years.

They said

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.

    See also

    • NSW Boat Licence

      Get your boat licence in a day! This course provides all the practical training and theory knowledge required by the small boat driver. The course is delivered in a fun, hands-on way by an expert instructor. We include everything you need for the NSW Boat Licence. (Age 12-plus).
    • Outboard Engine Maintenance

      This one day course is for the Sydney boating enthusiast who wants a basic understanding of the operation and maintenance of an outboard motor. We teach you how to take simple measures to prevent mechanical breakdown at sea and to rectify defects which do not require workshop support.
    • AS/ISAF Offshore Safety and Sea Survival

      This two day course meets the requirements of ISAF, RYA and AS for crew planning to take part in offshore yacht races like the Sydney to Hobart race. The course is also highly recommended for anyone going to sea for any purpose.
    • RYA Diesel Engines

      This course gives you an overall awareness of the main systems of a marine diesel engine. We teach you how to take simple measures to prevent mechanical breakdown at sea and to rectify defects which do not require workshop support.
    • AS Safety Boat Operator

      This course provides the safety boat handling skills needed to support water-based activities at clubs, schools and outdoor recreation centres.
    • RYA Powerboat Level 2

      This course provides intensive training in the practical skills and theory knowledge needed by the small boat driver. You will learn to drive our rigid inflatable rescue craft.
    • Essential Navigation and Seamanship - Online

      This self paced online course provides a beginner's introduction to the navigation theory and safety knowledge required to go boating safely at sea.
    • ACMA Marine Radio License (VHF, HF, GMDSS)

      This one day Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) approved course teaches you to use VHF (Short Range) as well as MF and HF (Long Range) radio for distress, urgency, safety and general calls. The course includes GMDSS and DSC
    • Basic Yacht Maintenance

      This course provides a grounding in the essential maintenance tasks required to keep a modern cruising yacht on the water.
    • AS/ISAF Offshore Safety and Sea Survival Revalidation

      This is a re-validation course for those who have completed the full 2 day ISAF Offshore Safety and Sea Survival course but whose certificates have expired.