First Aid

A comprehensive 9 hr course covering practical and theory elements of First Aid for all boat users. A pre-requisite for most RYA Instructor or Practical Qualifications.

Course dates 2019
Course cost £65 for members £70 for non members.

This course runs from 09.00 – 18.00 and includes breaks for lunch, tea and coffee.

Teaching

This marine-based first aid course is suitable for those who may need to administer first aid in a watersports & boating environment. The course includes the latest first aid manual.

By the end of the course you should be able to perform CPR, control bleeding, recognise and treat shock and put people in the recovery position.

You should also understand the treatments for cold shock and hypothermia, and be aware of the general treatment for breathing difficulties, anaphylaxis, hyperthermia, chest pain, seasickness, diabetic emergency, fractures, seizures and burns. 

What to bring

This is a long classroom based course – wear comfortable clothes suitable for sitting, kneeling and lying down while you practice giving and receiving first aid.

 

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