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Proficiency in Medical Care (STCW)

About this course

This five-day course is for seafarers designated to take charge of medical care on board ship and for those requiring certificates of competency. On completion students will have sufficient knowledge of medical stores and equipment on board to be able to achieve the learning outcomes which are:

  • Outcome 1: The learner understands how to participate in the coordinated provision of medical care to a person on board.
  • Outcome 2: The learner is able to assess and provide care to an ill person on board.
  • Outcome 3: The learner is able to assess and provide care to an injured casualty on board.

Officers applying for chief mate / master CoC for the first time must hold a Proficiency in Medical Care certificate not older than five years.

For further information see Guidance on Proficiency in Medical Care Training.

Prerequisites

  • You must hold a Proficiency in Medical First Aid On Board certificate or a Proficiency in Medical Care On Board certificate, or its update.
  • You must be aged 16 years or over.

Proof of prequisites is required for inspection at course commencement.

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How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 
Email: warsash.admissions@solent.ac.uk

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email warsash.admissions@solent.ac.uk.

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

Course availability and booking

Availability
Date Places Fee Book
Monday 4 November 2019 No £750 Enquire
Monday 18 November 2019 Yes £750 Book
Monday 9 December 2019 No £750 Enquire
Monday 6 January 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 20 January 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 3 February 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 17 February 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 2 March 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 16 March 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 30 March 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 20 April 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 18 May 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 8 June 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 29 June 2020 Yes £750 Book
Monday 20 July 2020 Yes £750 Book

Course information

Next available date

Monday 18 November 2019

Duration

5 days

Price

£750

Training towards

Proficiency in Medical Care certificate (STCW)

Approvals

MCA to STCW 95 A-VI/4-2

Assessment

Short answer question papers and assessment of competence in practical skills.

Teaching methods

A mixture of theory and practical sessions - students are required to undertake some study outside of classroom hours.

Prerequisites

See main course description.

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