Proficiency in Elementary First Aid
This course covers the mandatory training requirements for the issue of a Certificate of Proficiency in Elementary First Aid as set out in Regulation VI/1 Section A-VI/1 Para. 126.96.36.199 & 2.2, Table A-VI/1-3 of the STCW 1978, as amended.
On successful completion of this course, the participants will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to apply immediate First Aid when required in a medical emergency.
Course Intake Limitations
Maximum 30 students per course.
All training and instructions will be delivered by properly qualified lecturers who have the qualifications specified in MSN 25/2016 issued by the Director General of Merchant Shipping, Merchant Shipping Secretariat, Sri Lanka.
Course Commencement Dates
3 courses per month (as per monthly schedule)
2 ½ days (commencing on Mondays 09.00 hrs and Wednesdays 13.00 hrs)
Participants for this course shall be:
- Persons who have completed an approved training programme as a Cadet or Rating
- Ratings who have approved shore experience, upon approval from the Shipping Office
- Not less than 18 years at the time of commencement of the training programme
- Service personnel who have a letter of approval from the Shipping Office
All participants should have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with STCW Reg. 1/9, Section A-1/9.