This training course involves practical demonstration and involvement. Participants are required to take an active part during exercises to demonstrate their understanding of first aid procedures and techniques in the classroom.
The objective of the training is to give all persons intending to go to sea the essential basic knowledge and experience of first aid principles and techniques that can be applied to a casualty to maximise their chances of survival in a marine environment.
The course consists of three elements
o Principles and procedures.
o Demonstration sessions.
o Practical assessment.
Award of certification is by Assessment of the candidate’s ability to prove understanding and knowledge of the principles and techniques of first aid through practical demonstration.