STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA)

This course is part of the STCW Basic Safety Training and is perfect for those requiring a First Aid qualification in the marine industry. 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
Pre-requisite experience: There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Duration: 1 Day course What’s included: Tuition, Tea and Coffee Qualification: STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA) Certificate  Course fee inclusive of VAT: £75