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STCW Medical Course

STCW Proficiency in Medical First Aid

5 days

MCA and Qualsafe

MCA & Qualsafe

STCW Medical First Aid

STCW Proficiency in Medical First Aid course combines practical and theory sessions.

How Long is the course?

The course is for 5 days and will include a dual certification of the MCA Proficiency in Medical First Aid & First Response Emergency Care Level 3. You get a Maritime and Shore Side qualification for one price. So when not at sea you can earn some extra money on the event medical teams.

What is involved on the course?

Recognised and approved Proficiency in Medical First Aid course is for seafarers, although mainly aimed at those responsible for carrying out First Aid duties on ships and boats that venture up to 150 miles from a safe haven, this course could be extremely useful for any person who takes to sea, either with a crew, or as a lone yachtsman.

The Proficiency in Medical First Aid On-board Ship course is a module of the MCA Chief Mate certification. This MCA First Aid course provides knowledge of giving First Aid safely at sea.

It is designed with seafarers in mind. It covers subjects including; medical emergencies, resuscitation, poisons, temperature extremes, wounds and bleeding, head injuries, fractures and dislocations, and spinal injuries, among other subjects.

What’s included in the price?

The price includes all equipment, Registration and Certification, refreshments throughout the course and course manual to keep.

Other details

The course can be delivered at our training centre in St Austell. If you have a suitable area, we can also deliver at your premises. This would reduce training costs with no travel costs for your employees.

Cornwall Training can offer a full range of STCW medical courses. For more information click HERE

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What's Covered?

Scene management

The unconscious casualty

Care of the rescued casualty


Medical Emergencies

Wounds and Bleeding

Casualty handling



Equipment & Information

Health & Hygiene

For more information or to book your course give us a call on 01726 932293 or email us at