Refresher and Updating for Proficiency in Medical First Aid

This course covers the mandatory requirements for the issue of Certificate of Refresher & Updating for Proficiency in Medical First Aid, specified in Regulation VI/4, Section A-VI/4, Table A-VI/4-1 of the STCW 1978 as amended 2010.

On successful completion of this course, the participants will refresh and update the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Medical First Aid to be able to apply First Aid immediately in the event of accident or illness on board.

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)


1 day

Entry Requirements

Participants for this course should :

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