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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

Please be aware that 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 that 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

Course availability and booking

Date Places Fee Book
Tuesday 3 April 2018 Yes £515 Book
Monday 9 April 2018 Yes £515 Book
Monday 16 April 2018 Yes £515 Book
Monday 30 April 2018 Yes £515 Book
Tuesday 8 May 2018 No £515 Enquire
Monday 14 May 2018 No £515 Enquire
Monday 21 May 2018 Yes £515 Book
Monday 4 June 2018 Yes £515 Book
Monday 11 June 2018 No £515 Enquire
Monday 18 June 2018 No £515 Enquire
Tuesday 19 June 2018 No £515 Enquire
Monday 25 June 2018 No £515 Enquire
Monday 2 July 2018 No £515 Enquire
Monday 9 July 2018 Yes £515 Book
Monday 16 July 2018 Yes £515 Book
Monday 23 July 2018 Yes £515 Book
Tuesday 24 July 2018 No £515 Enquire

Course information

Next available date

Tuesday 3 April 2018


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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