Marine Basic First Aid
Duration: 16 hours. Flexible scheduling options.
Basic two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (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.
Instructor: Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer
Prerequisite: Transport Canada issued Candidate Document Number (CDN)
Completion Requirements: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam.
Certification: 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
Re-certification: Not permitted under federal regulations
- 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 confined spaces, infectious diseases, and personal health and hygiene
- Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
- Certification card
- Optional wall certificate Transport Canada Training Certificate