Course Description

The STCW Medical First Aid course is set up to offer seafarers the relevant knowledge and skills to give medical first aid on board a vessel, in accordance with STCW Regulations.
The course would cover the following:
1. Describe body structure and functions relating to immediate first aid.
2. List the contents of the first aid kit and demonstrate use of the equipment..
3. Describe use of the Medical First Aid Guide, including treatment required as a result of accidents involving dangerous goods.
4. Identify the immediate measures to be taken when accidents, medical emergencies or illnesses occur, including prioritising actions to be taken and minimising risk of harm to self and casualty.
5. Describe how to manage illness on board.
6. Describe the procedures for maintaining hygiene when undertaking fi rst aid, and demonstrate correct hand washing techniques.
7. Demonstrate maintenance of airway, breathing and circulation in a casualty requiring resuscitation, and an unconscious or choking casualty – including carrying out cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
8. Demonstrate how to give appropriate fi rst aid in accordance with recognised principles for illnesses related to chest pain, breathing problems, hypoglycaemia and poisoning.
9. Explain the procedures for getting radio medical advice and identify the information that needs to be provided to enable the most appropriate advice to be given.
10. Describe cause and recognition of shock and demonstrate its management.
11. Describe external and internal types of bleeding and demonstrate their control and management.
12. Describe how to identify the causes and severity of common types of burns and demonstrate their immediate management.
13. Describe the effect of extremes of heat and cold and demonstrate the management of related conditions, including heat exhaustion, heat stroke and hypothermia.
14. Describe types of spinal and musculo-skeletal injuries and demonstrate their immediate management.
15. Describe types of injury related to the head, chest and abdomen and demonstrate their management.
16. Demonstrate methods of caring for and monitoring ill persons.
17. Identify casualty rescue requirements and demonstrate appropriate transportation techniques.

Duration: 4 Days
Batch DatesLocation / ModeTimingFeesBook Now
14 Aug 2024 - 19 Aug 2024TIDAL PARK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 17.0039900Rs
06 Sep 2024 - 10 Sep 2024TIDAL PARK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 17.0039900Rs
03 Oct 2024 - 07 Oct 2024TIDAL PARK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 17.0039900Rs
01 Nov 2024 - 05 Nov 2024TIDAL PARK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 17.0039900Rs
06 Dec 2024 - 10 Dec 2024TIDAL PARK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 17.0039900Rs


  • There are no pre-requisites in terms of prior training. Learners who hold a certificate in Elementary First Aid must undertake this training in full in order to update and extend their knowledge and skills in current medical first aid procedures
  • Non-Indian Participants need to hold a Student Visa to India to undergo the course

Documents Required

  • Elementary First Aid course completion certificate 
  • 6 months of sea service proof
  • Stamp/Passport size photo in formals


 Dress Code : Collarless T.Shirts, Shorts, Sandals, Bathroom slippers are not permitted for Physical Classes

 Batch dates are tentative depending on the minimum number of participants  

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