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Proficiency in Medical First Aid (STCW)

About this course

This four-day course is for seafarers designated to provide first aid on board ship and those needing certificates of competency. The level of knowledge gained will be sufficient to enable the seafarer to take immediate action in the case of injury or illness.

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a Proficiency in Medical First Aid certificate.

This course also includes Automated External Defibrillation| training and a separate certificate for this is issued to successful students.

What our students say

  • "Quality of instruction was superb. Lots of detail as well as progression feedback. Five star." October 2016
  • "Absolutely everything from start to the assessment was great." September 2016
  • "Experience and knowledge of teaching staff was supreme." September 2016

How to book

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

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

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

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

Course availability and booking

Date Places Fee Book
Monday 1 April 2019 No £530 Enquire
Tuesday 23 April 2019 Yes £530 Book
Monday 29 April 2019 Yes £530 Book
Tuesday 7 May 2019 No £530 Enquire
Monday 13 May 2019 Yes £530 Book
Tuesday 28 May 2019 No £530 Enquire
Monday 10 June 2019 Yes £530 Book
Monday 17 June 2019 Yes £530 Book
Monday 1 July 2019 Yes £530 Book
Monday 8 July 2019 Yes £530 Book
Monday 15 July 2019 Yes £530 Book
Monday 22 July 2019 Yes £530 Book

Course information

Next available date

Tuesday 23 April 2019


4 days




MCA to STCW'95 –A-VI/4-1


Final practical with oral questions.

Teaching methods

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


Be at least 16 years of age.

Proof of age and photo ID is required for inspection at course commencement.

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