STCW Elementary First Aid
There are no specific entry requirements other than those required for entry into the Merchant Navy.
MCA approved Elementary First Aid training provides part of the basic training required for all persons wishing to commence a career at sea.
The objective of the training is to give all persons intending to go to sea a basic knowledge of the immediate action to be taken upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency aboard ship.
Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate which meets the criteria laid down for Elementary First Aid Aboard Ship in accordance with Section V1/1 of the STCW code.
Continual assessment throughout the course.