Elementary First Aid (STCW)

1 day taught course. MCA / STCW approved.

NAFC Course Code: ME05


This 1-day course provides basic knowledge of the immediate steps to be taken in response to annaccident or medical emergency at sea.

It is required by most people working at sea.

Entry Requirements



The course covers a variety of both theoretical and practical topics, including:

  • Applying immediate first aid in the event of an accident or injury
  • Actions on discovering a casualty
  • Examining a casualty
  • Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Recovery position
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Bleeding, burns and shock
  • Medical conditions (including heart attacks and asthma)
  • Transporting a casualty


This is a 1 day course delivered at the NAFC Marine Centre.


  • 9 September

Please contact the NAFC Marine Centre to enquire about further dates.


  • £120

(Fees are subject to change without notice.)

Booking / Queries

To book a course please download an application form, or contact NAFC.

If you have any questions or need any more information please contact NAFC.