First Aid Training 

The RYA First Aid course is intended to give boat users a basic understanding of first aid afloat and how and when to call for assistance. 
The RYA First Aid course as you will appreciate is predominately aimed at the maritime sector, however it is also suitable for the First Aid in The Work Place. In fact students will cover more on this course than they would on the standard 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work one. Some businesses have seen the benefit of this training and actually prefer it. The syllabus is based on the recommendations of the MCA as well as the HSE! 
As for all First Aid training, the certificate is valid for 3 years and also fulfills the requirements for MCA Code of Practice Skippers up to Category 2 (60 miles offshore), Offshore Racers subject to ISAF regulations on First Aid and all practical RYA Instructors. For those wanting to work further than this we also offer the STCW95 Training and Security courses. 
What We Cover 
Managing an Incident - Identify a hazardous situation when dealing with a casualty and knows the methods of obtaining help on land and aboard ship 
Understands the Priorities of First Aid - Airway, Breathing, Circulation (ABC) - Primary Survey 
Appreciate the benefits of and basic use of a Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) 
Can perform External Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) using our resuscitation training dolls 
Can perform mouth to mouth resuscitation 
Carry out a Secondary Survey 
Place a casualty in the Recovery Position 
Deal with a drowning / drowned casualty 
Identify and treat for Cold water shock and hypothermia 
Recognise the signs and and record the levels of response for a head injury 
Dealing with Wounds and control of bleeding using direct pressure 
Signs, symptoms and treatment of Shock 
Recognise the signs and symptoms of a head injury 
Recognise and deal with a casualty that has Breathing Difficulties (Choking) 
Chest Pain - Angina / Heart Attack 
Treatment of a casualty with Diabetes 
Hypothermia (Hot) 
First Aid Kits and the HSE / MCA Guidelines 
How to summon help at sea (make a Mayday/Pan Pan) 
Knows how to prepare for the evacuation of a casualty at sea by helicopter 
All of our courses are fun and informative. Instruction is from very experienced instructors, Please read some of our feedback under the Testimonial / Clients tab at the top of this page to see what our customers say... 
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Tel: 02392 346075 or 07985 089973 
Available Until 10pm Daily 
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