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First aid training for seafarers

STCW Proficiency in Medical First Aid

Must be 18 years or older and hold a First Aid at Pre Sea level, St John, STCW or equivalent basic first aid.
Duration: 3 days + eLearning 8.30am - 4.30pm. Timings may vary.
Group size:
Small group personalised training. Minimum 6. Maximum 8
Delivery: Classroom trainer-led.
Operational area:
For vessels which operate more than 24 hours from medical assistance and up to 130 nm from shore.
STCW A-VI/4-1 Proficiency in Medical First Aid on Board Ship


This three-day course is aimed at commercial seafarer crew, racing crew,  offshore cruising sailors and those interested in working in the superyacht industry. The courses meets STCW safety training requirements.

  • The College operates an easy-to-use online enrolment and confirmation system. Just fill in your details and those of anyone attending with you. You can also call 1300 723 112 to enrol via telephone.
  • To secure your enrolment, payment of the course fee is required. Please review our STWC maritime first aid training enrolment terms and conditions. (scroll down the page to "Other Terms and Conditions")
  • NMC and MedAire reserve the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolments have been received 7 days from commencement of the course. Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.
  • If making flight bookings in order to attend the course please ensure you book on a fully refundable basis.
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