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Marine Basics First Aid

Basic two-day course offering an overview of first aid and CPR skills for the marine/fishing industry. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008. Designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate, endorsement, or a Master or Chief Mate limited certification, and for those providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 2, or on a vessel on sheltered waters.

  • Assessment of needs of ill or injured persons and threats to own safety
  • Appreciation of body structure and functions
  • Positioning of person
  • The unconscious person
  • Resuscitation techniques (including CPR C)
  • Control bleeding
  • Management of shock
  • Burns, scalds, and injuries caused by electricity
  • Rescue and transport of person
  • Other topics including improvising bandages, rescue in enclosed spaces, infectious diseases, and personal health and hygiene

  • 100% attendance and participation.
  • Successfully demonstrate all course competencies (Hands on)
  • Passing a closed book knowledge written test evaluation, with a minimum 75% mark.
  • Adherence to the Fundamental Principles

  • Marine Basic First Aid certificate (digital certificate)
  • 3-year certification in Marine Basic First Aid & CPR Level C, equivalent to Standard First Aid & CPR Level C, and AED, and a Transport Canada certification in Marine Basic First Aid

  • First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  • Transport Canada certification issued directly by CRC

  • Printable version - Marine Basic First Aid Course

Blended Course

one day online and one day in-person training

A Blended Learning course combines the benefits of combining both online training and in-person / in-class training into one course. Blended Learning allows you to complete half of your course online and other half in-class. Those who don’t have the time to attend 2 day in-class training for Marine Basic First Aid Course can now just attend 1 day class with Blended Courses. The Blended Training Program allows for a portion of the course content to be delivered to participants outside of the classroom through online training.

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