Marine First Aid Course

16 hour course


Course Description

Basic two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008. Designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate, endorsement, or a Master or Chief Mate limited certification, and for those providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 2, or on a vessel on sheltered waters.

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Please note: All First Aid programs now must add an additional $10 Training Pack for safety practices. These packs include:

  • pocket mask with one-way valve
  • gloves
  • two triangular bandages

Topics Included

  • Assessment of needs of ill or injured persons and threats to own safety
  • Appreciation of body structure and functions
  • Positioning of person
  • The unconscious person
  • Resuscitation techniques (including CPR and AED for adult, child and infant)
  • Control bleeding
  • Management of shock
  • Burns, scalds, and injuries caused by electricity
  • Rescue and transport of person
  • Other topics including improvising bandages, rescue in enclosed spaces infectious diseases, and personal health and hygiene

Marine Basic First Aid


  • All of the above topics
  • Includes CPR C
  • Requires additional fee of $10 for mandatory Training Pack

Private Marine First Aid Course

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  • Private session for large groups!