Refresher Medical First Aid
CLASSIFICATION OF TRAINING FOR
REFRESHER MEDICAL FIRST AID
STCW CODE A-VI/4-1
These courses are designed for the Seafarer that are already in possession of a VALID certificate that is about to expire. Certificates that have already expired are NOT VALID and the person will have to repeat the entire course again.
This course aims to provide the training for learners to provide medical first aid on board ship, in accordance with Section A-VI/4 of the STCW Code.
This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A – VI/4, Table A-VI/4-1. On meeting the minimum standards of competence in medical first aid, a learner will be competent to apply immediate first aid in the event of an accident or illness on board.
There are no entry requirements, the course is designed for all seafarers in the maritime industry.
On successful completion of the course and demonstration of competence, a document may be issued certifying that the holder has met the standards of competence specified in Table A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code.