We offer the RYA FIRST AID COURSE at our lake in Lincoln, UK
This ONE DAY COURSE can be booked 'to order' on any date just subject to instructor availability.
We include all instruction to the RYA FIRST AID syallabus, a copy of the latest RYA FIRST AID BOOK, all on course refreshments and even lunch.
The course covers all the usual first aid subjects and we include AED training using our simulators, child and baby resus as well as the protocol for near drowning. We now also include advice on dealing with the latest internationally agreed first aid updates on major and tramatic bleeding and ambutation.
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.
It fulfils the requirements for:
- professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters;
- the Senior First Aid certificate needed by offshore racers subject to ISAF's regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4).
The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE.
The subjects specific to boating include:
- the recovery position in a confined space
- CPR, including the drowning protocol
- cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
- seasickness and dehydration
- medical assistance or advice by VHF radio
- helicopter rescue
Our instructors are available to attend your club or centre to deliver this course for a number of instructors or staff (max. 12) for a special GROUP PRICE - please email or call for details
RYA FIRST AID COURSE
Assumed knowledge: None
Course length: 1 day
Minimum age: none
Course content: The recovery position in a confined space, CPR, including the drowning protocol, cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure, seasickness and dehydration, medical assistance or advice by VHF, helicopter rescue, AED use, major and catastrophic bleeding and amputations.
Ability after course: To achieve a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to be able to support skippers of yachts and motor vessels.