RYA First Aid

First Aid                                           £85

This is an 8 hour course.  Please contact us for details of our course dates. Our next first aid course will be run on  Sunday 29 October.

The course fee includes a copy of the most recent edition of the comprehensive St John’s First Aid Manual.

There will be a maximum of ten students on these courses.

 This course  covers all the usual first aid subjects, from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether  on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

One day course:

Just give Rosy a call 07513846229 or send a text and we’ll get back to you.

This course  covers all the usual first aid subjects,
but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes
afloat, whether  on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross
channel passages.

 In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate
action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day
course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for
people using small craft and to support skippers. 

It fulfils the requirements for:

Professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters;
The Senior First Aid certificate needed by offshore racers subject to ISAF’s regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4).

The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE. 

The subjects specific to boating include:

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

 

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