The STCW Elementary First Aid course aims to give all persons intending to go to sea a basic knowledge of the immediate action to be taken upon encountering an accident or other medical emergencies on board ship.
The STCW Elementary First Aid course is a combination of theory and practical training for basic first aid and life saving skills.
This STCW course is intended for all seafaring personnel who need to be able to practice elementary first aid on board ship. It comprises the knowledge required in STCW 95 Table A-VI/1-3 and provides an introduction to the principles of first aid. It shows how to respond to the most common medical emergencies.
- Principles of First Aid
- Casualty positioning
- Resuscitation techniques
- Control of bleeding
- Basic shock management
- Improvised bandages
- Use of materials in a First Aid Kit
Pre-course experience / requirements