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STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA)

STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA)

Duration: 1 Day course

Location: Glasgow

Entry Requirements: There are no formal entry requirements for this course

This elementary first aid course is designed to provide candidates with the minimum basic requirements for all seafarers who are required to provide medical care on board ship. This course will involve both practical and theory work with a short exam at the end of the day.

The course will cover:

  • Applying immediate first aid in the event of an accident/injury on board ship
  • Actions on discovering a casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Recovery position
  • Fractures
  • Spinal injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Examination of a casualty
  • Bleeding
  • Medical conditions including heart attack, choking & asthma
  • Shock
  • Transporting a casualty onboard ship

Upon successful completion of the course all candidates will receive an STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA) Certificate.

This course takes place in our Glasgow Training centre:
Seaforth House
Seaforth Road North
Hillington Park
Glasgow G52 4JQ

Although we are also able to offer these courses throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK (provided that minimum numbers are met.)

Call us on 0141 427 9411 or email us at to confirm availability of places before booking
£132.00 including VAT (£110.00 ex VAT)

To see where and when the next STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA) course takes place please visit our Short Course Calendar.

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