Refresher and Updating for Proficiency in Medical Care

This course covers the mandatory requirements for the issue of a Certificate of Refresher & Updating for Proficiency in Medical Care as set out in Regulation VI/4, Section A-VI/4, Table A-VI/4-2 of the STCW 1978, as amended.
On successful completion of this course, the participants will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to attend to any medical emergency on board and be able to provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board and participate in coordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships

Course Intake Limitations

Maximum 25 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 Type

Full Time

Course Commencement Dates

3 courses per month (as per monthly schedule)


2 days

Entry Requirements

Participants for this course should :

  • Have followed a course in Proficiency in Proficiency in Medical care under STCW ’78 as amended
  • Have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with STCW Reg. 1/9, Section A-1/9.