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First Aid Afloat

This course is designed for those pursuing RYA qualifications or who sail.It follows the syllabus prescribed by the RYA. Two of our team are registered with the RYA to deliver this course

PowerPoint presentations, discussions, demonstrations and video are used to present simple theory.This is combined with a significant amount of practical work, indoor scenarios and outdoor scenarios to ensure that first aid techniques are fully understood and can be applied in a variety of situations.Each participant is provided with a comprehensive first aid manual.

Course Duration Content
FAA 8 hours
  • Action at an emergency
  • Managing an unconscious casualty
  • Choking
  • CPR
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Bandaging and slings
  • Fractures
  • Hypothermia
  • Common medical emergencies
  • Working with helicopters
  • Indoor and outdoor scenarios