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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.

  • Mar
    20 Mar
    1 day
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $350.00 incl.
    Event is fullJoin waiting list
  • Apr
    30 Apr
    1 day
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $350.00 incl.
    Register2 places remaining
  • Jun
    12 Jun
    1 day
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $350.00 incl.
  • Sep
    6 Sep
    1 day
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $350.00 incl.

What's included

First aid manual, training and certificate.


  • 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.

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