marine-elementary-firstaidobs  Basic (Elementary) First Aid on Board Ship Course

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Accredited by Maritime Port Authority

The basic (elementary) first aid course for Seafarers enables them to apply immediate basic first aid in event of an accident or illness on board ship.The level of knowledge of the subjects shall be sufficient to enable the designated seafarer to take the immediate effective action described in the subjects list in the table A- VI/1-3.

Who should attend?
All seafarers. Seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship on the business of that ship as part of ship’s complement with designated safety or pollution – prevention duties in the operation of the ship shall, before being assigned to any shipboard duties.

Medium: English
Duration: 15 hours inclusive of assessment (excluding breaks) – 2 days

a) Assumed skills and knowledge:
ESS Workplace literacy and numeracy Level 5 and above, ‘O’ Levels or equivalent.

b) Medical Fitness:
Trainees with any medical history or underlying heart and/or lung conditions or any medical problems associated to knee, spine, wrist or joints injury or any physical/mental disabilities are advised to obtain clearance from the doctor to attend the course and assessments. Pregnant ladies are highly discouraged from undertaking the CPR practice due to safety reasons

c) Other Special Needs:
Should you have any other special needs, kindly contact us through email at or call +65 62978123 for further assistance.

Self-sponsored/Company SponsoredFunding AmountPayable inclusive of GST
Course FeeS$535.00
SkillsFuture Funding ≥ 21N.A.S$535.00
SkillsFuture Funding ≥ 40N.A.S$535.00
WTS FundingN.A.S$535.00


  • SkillsFuture Funding, ≥ 21 yrs old: Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR
  • SkillsFuture Funding, ≥ 40 yrs old: Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY
  • SkillsFuture Funding, WTS: Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY
  • SkillsFuture Credit, ≥ 25 yrs old: Applicable to Self-Sponsored Singapore Citizen ONLY
  • 2nd-time attendees for same course maybe ineligible for SkillsFuture Funding