STCW Medical Care Onboard Ship

This training is intended for seafarers who are designated to take charge of medical care on board ship, in accordance with: – Regulation VI/4 of the Annex to the STCW Convention and Section A-VI/4 (4–6) of the STCW Code – the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations 1997.

A prerequisite to ocean cruising and for manning levels on vessels of 24 meters or over.

The level of knowledge gained shall be sufficient to enable the designated seafarer to take immediate effective action in the case of accidents or illness likely to occur, involving both practical and theory training.

The course will cover:

  • Care of the casualty
  • Aspects of nursing
  • Diseases
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Dental care
  • Gynaecology, pregnancy and childbirth
  • Medical care of rescued persons
  • Death at sea
  • Disease prevention
  • Record keeping

Entry Requirements: Candidates must be over 18 and should have completed a Proficiency in Medical First Aid course

Duration: 5-Day course

What’s included: Tuition, Tea and Coffee.

Qualification: STCW Medical Care on Board Certificate.

Course fee inclusive of VAT: £550

 PLEASE NOTE: we also offer a 3-day STCW Medical Care Onboard Ship Refresher course for candidates who have already completed a Medical Care onboard course and are looking to update their skills and knowledge.