STCW Elementary First Aid Course

STCW Medical

1/2 Day Course

Certificate valid for 3 years

MCA regulated

What Is the STCW Elementary First Aid course?

The STCW Elementary First Aid Course module is a combination of theory and practical training for basic first aid and lifesaving skills. This is essential training for all seafarers that require a standardised qualification for the maritime industry.

Who Is This Course Suitable For?

This course is intended for all seagoing personnel who need to be able to practice emergency first aid on board a commercial ship or superyacht. It comprises the knowledge required in STCW 95 Table A-VI/1-3 and provides an introduction to the principles of First Aid.

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STCW Elementary First Aid Course Delivered in Cornwall

The STCW Elementary First Aid Course is carried out at our professional training centre based in St Austell, Cornwall. Our training centre has excellent access to the A30 and accommodation nearby for those that need to extend their stay. Find out more information about our location and facilities.

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What Will I Learn During the STCW Elementary First Aid Course?

You will learn basic skills to deal with injuries at sea and ashore. The Content for this course includes:

  • Dealing with an emergency
  • Priorities of treatment
  • Casualty transport
  • Drowning
  • Basic life support (CPR)
  • Shock management
  • Bandaging
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • How to get help at sea

What’s Included on The Course?

When registering for STCW Elementary First Aid training with us, you will receive a course manual and use of all equipment on the course. In addition to this, refreshments will be included throughout the day and once successfully completed, each person will also receive certification of their qualification.

We can combine two courses for the price of one, offering a dual certification with a shore-based Emergency First Aid at Work qualification if required.

Why Choose Cornwall Training for Your STCW Elementary First Aid Course?

At Cornwall Training, our staff are experienced professionals from a range of operational backgrounds including HM Coastguard and the RNLI. For us, quality is key, and we strive to deliver engaging and informative training sessions that are suitable for all to enjoy.

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Why Choose Cornwall Training?

At Cornwall Training, we pride ourselves on the quality and standards of the training we deliver. As a Nationally Approved Accredited Training Centre, we are committed to providing the very best course experience, from initial contact to renewal. Our high standards are brought to you by our tutors, who are fully qualified experts from professional backgrounds including Ambulance Service, HM Coastguard, Fire Service, and the RNLI.

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Our professional training centre is located in St Austell and has excellent access to the A30 and A38. Where accommodation is required, you can find a Premier Inn just two minutes from the centre. That way, you can conveniently complete all required training in one trip.

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Book Your STCW Elementary First Aid Course Today

You can book your place on our STCW Elementary First Aid Course by speaking to us on 01726 932293 or sending us an email. You can also view course availability through our online booking system. If you have any further questions, please contact us and we will be happy to help select the right course for you.

First Aid Equipment on Our Online Store

As well as providing training modules, we also supply First Aid Equipment. We select and stock the very best safety equipment so you can remain confident that you’re covered when you need it most. See our full range of trusted equipment, here.

Find Out More Advice About First Aid Techniques

The Cornwall Training blog is a great source of additional information featuring a variety of health and safety related topics. Stay up to date with the latest safety requirements, techniques and more.


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