STCW Medical Care on Board Course


What is the STCW Medical Care on Board Course?

The STCW Medical Care on Board Course is intended for seafarers undertaking their Chief Mates Certificate of Competence and others who are designated to take charge of Medical Care on-board Ship, in accordance with Regulation V1/4 of the annex STCW Convention Section A-V1/4 (4-6)

What will I learn?

The STCW Medical Care on Board Course is for 5 days and will provide both a practical and theoretical mixture of training including:

drugs carried on board, childbirth, medical conditions, suturing and lots more.

When you have completed the course successfully you will be issued with an STCW Medical Care on Board Certificate.

Pre-Qualifications Required

To be able to take part on the course you MUST be aged 16 or over and hold a Proficiency in Medical First Aid On Board certificate, or a Proficiency in Medical Care On Board certificate or its update.

What’s included in the price?

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


Course Content

  • 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
  • Medications Carried on Board
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Book a Course

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