08. December 2018 - 9:30 till 17:00
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RYA First Aid Course - Poole | Marine Education RYA Shorebased Training | Saturday, 08. December 2018

This one-day 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, coastal 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.
 
This is also the default first aid training required for those holding any RYA instructor qualifications or commercial endorsements is the RYA First Aid course. This course is designed for the specific demands of providing first aid afloat. It is also accepted by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) for use on board small commercial vessels and by World Sailing for compliance with the Offshore Special Regulations, and covers the requirements of the Health and Safety regulations for the purposes of emergency first aid at work training.
 
Duration: 1 day
Timings: 9:30am - 5pm (minimum 6 hours instructional time)
Minimum age: 16
Maximum students: 10
Certificate valid for: 3 years
Who's it designed for: The course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for all those who go afloat, on inland waters or up to 60 miles offshore. The syllabus is based on the recommendations of the HSE and the MCA. 
It also fulfils requirements for:
The MCA Code of Practice for Skippers of small commercial vessels up to category 2, including boatmasters. 
The Senior first aid certificate for offshore racers subject to ISAF regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4)
RYA Practical instructors:
RYA Powerboat Instructor First Aid Course, RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor First Aid Course, RYA PWC Instructor First Aid Course, RYA Cruising Instructor First Aid course, RYA Yachtmaster Instructor First Aid Course, RYA Dinghy Instructor First Aid Course, RYA Senior Instructor First Aid Course, RYA Windsurf Instructor First Aid Course.