This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for skippers and crews of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven. The syllabus is based on the recommendations of the Health & Safety Executive and DoT. This certificate also fulfils the requirements of the DoT code of practice for small commercial vessels.
By the end of the course, the students should be able to: Demonstrate artificial ventilation & chest compression (C P R)
Demonstrate how to turn a casualty into the recovery position Detail the treatment for shock
Apply direct pressure to a wound and control bleeding
Outline the prevention, recognition & treatment of hypothermia
Outline the treatment for asthma attacks, burns, diabetic emergencies, epilepsy & heart attacks.
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