Medical First Aid

4 day taught course. MCA / STCW approved.

NAFC Course Code: ME06


This 4-day course provides training in how to provide immediate first aid in the event of an accident or medical emergency on board a ship.

It is required by those responsible for providing first aid on vessels operating within 150 miles of a safe haven and is a prerequisite for some certificates of competency.

Entry Requirements

Candidates should have completed an approved training course in Elementary First Aid within the previous five years.


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

  • Casualty examination
  • Drowning and asphyxia
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Fracture and other injuries
  • Effects of heat and cold
  • Burns and scalds
  • Spinal injuries
  • Medical advice by radio


This is a 4 day course delivered at the NAFC Marine Centre.


  • 1 - 4 July

Please contact the NAFC Marine Centre to enquire about dates.


  • £440

(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.