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STCW First Aid and CPR Course

The STCW First Aid and CPR Course is instructed in compliance with STCW Code A—VI/1-3. This course lasts 1 to 1½ days. This is one of the four required modules in the STCW Basic Safety Training (BST) Course.

STCW First Aid and CPR

The STCW First Aid and CPR Course module consists of theory and practical, covering basic first aid and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) in marine situations. An EMT or fire paramedic will teach you the step-by-step protocol for various emergency scenarios.

Find out how to assess emergency situations, draw likely conclusions, and to rectify them. You will learn to administer CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver and will practice these techniques on mannequins. This course also teaches you about injury maintenance, suppressing bleeding, and creating splints.

The STCW First Aid and CPR Course module is followed by a written examination.

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Learn about the other three STCW Basic Safety Training Course modules here. Or visit one of the following:

The following list is a selection of institutions offering STCW-compliant BST courses: