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Marine First Aid


Marine first aid course is specially designed for racing yacht crew, powerboat crew, and remote leisure sailors who are just enjoying the lifestyle but want to be prepared The course has been designed specifically to focus on first aid situations in an ocean environment setting and includes free nationally accredited training in pain management with the green whistle and the use of arterial tourniquets in shark attack or other causes of arterial bleeding.

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Marine First aid training courses for Yachts and Boats

What is Marine first aid?

Marine first aid delivers the following nationally recognised first aid qualifications and as a fully accredited registered training organisation RTO 45284 International Paramedic College Australia has partnered with industry experts to design and deliver a nationally accredited marine specific first aid course which is specifically contextualised to treat first aid and accident emergencies for maritime boat and remote first aid situations.

We focus on maritime emergencies and remote care, so you know what to do when you are far from help and alone with a patient for a long time, or how to care for yourself in these situations. We will provide specific advice on relevant emergency equipment and its use.

Marine First ad includes the following

HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site

HLTAID009—Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

PUAEME008—Provide pain management (Optional—can be provided) Normally $135

Stop the Bleed Course (Optional – provided at no extra cost) Normally $135

Formally HLTAID005, Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site, course is for wilderness or remote workplaces. This course has been designed specifically to focus on First Aid situations in a marine setting.

All the medical emergencies will be covered with a context on remote care to support and care for someone until the ambulance arrives It does not matter if your current first aid certificate has expired, or you are new to first aid training. Simply enrol in the one comprehensive marine first aid training course  or we can deliver it onsite to your crew

Optional Green Whistle Pain Management and Arterial Bleeding Tourniquet training

We can add methoxyflurane/pentrox pain relief training to administer the green whistle and stop the bleed training for arterial blood loss to our motorbike first course

Why should I learn Marine First Aid with International Paramedic College Australia?

We are a local independent training company that provides medic training first aid courses and refresher training courses. Like The Red Cross St John Ambulance and Surf Lifesaving, we are fully regulated by The Australian Government’s Skills Quality Authority (ASQEA) to provide the health, safety and emergency first aid qualifications we deliver. Our regulation is through this national government accreditation body to provide professional courses and accredited qualifications like our First Aid Course HLTAID011, which is recognised nationally as the standard requirement for any first aid training in Australia.  You can read what other local people say about learning with us by looking at our student feedback here Our educational manager trained as an intensive care paramedic with the Ambulance Service of NSW.

What you need to bring along on the day of your first aid training

Your Unique Student Identifier Number (USI)

Pen and note paper if you want to take notes

You may like to bring your lunch

Are there any prerequisites to learn Marine first aid?

While there are no prerequisites for this course, you will need to have sufficient English language skills to complete the competency-based first aid training. You will also be required to undertake practical training and assessments at floor level, which includes demonstrating CPR on a manikin for two minutes. If you have reduced mobility or a current injury that may make this difficult please call and discuss this with us prior to booking. Participants under the age of 18 are required to provide a consent form completed by their legal guardian. Please download and complete the form. You can submit it by email prior to your training day or hand it to your trainer prior to commencing training.

Pre-course study before my training

  • Pre-course study and learning materials provided on enrolment should take 60 to 120 minutes to complete the online assessments depending on your previous experience
  • Same day immediate certificate processing

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