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RYA Basic First Aid

Next Date: Mon, 28th May All Dates

Owing to similarities in content, this course is taught alongside STCW Elementary First Aid.

Courses are held on a weekly basis, simply telephone 01983 294088 to book!

Course Outline

This one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to enable them to support their skipper in an emergency.

Content & Objectives

In additional to basic first aid techniques, the course will also include the following subjects which are tailored to those going to sea

  • the recovery position in a confined space
  • CPR, including the drowning protocol
  • cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
  • seasickness and dehydration
  • medical assistance or advice by VHF
  • helicopter rescue

Learning Mode

The course is conducted over one day of combined theory and practical sessions at the Red Ensign training facility in Cowes.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.


This one day course costs £135 incl VAT.

Course Enquiry Form

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