Marine Basic First Aid

Basic two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008. Designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate, endorsement, or a Master or Chief Mate limited certification, and for those providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 2, or on a vessel on sheltered waters. Register now.

Duration: 16 hours. Flexible scheduling options

Instructor
VO2 First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification
3-year certification in Marine Basic First Aid & CPR Level C, equivalent to Standard First Aid & CPR Level C, and AED, and a Transport Canada certification in Marine Basic First Aid

Recertification
Not permitted under federal regulations

Course Content
Level A

  • Assessment of needs of ill or injured persons and threats to own safety
  • Appreciation of body structure and functions
  • Positioning of person
  • The unconscious person
  • Resuscitation techniques (including CPR C)
  • Control bleeding
  • Management of shock
Course Content

Level A

  • Burns, scalds, and injuries caused by electricity
  • Rescue and transport of person
  • Other topics including improvising bandages, rescue in confined spaces, infectious diseases, and personal health and hygiene

Take Home Matrerials
Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate
Transport Canada Training Certificate