mcob Medical Care on Board Ship Full Course

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Accredited Maritime Port Authority

The Marine Medical Care course is provided to seafarers who are designated to provide medical care on board vessels at sea.

Course aims to enable candidates on completion of training to provide medical first aid on board ship in accordance with Section A-VI/4-2 of the STCW Code.

The level of knowledge of the subjects shall be sufficient to enable the designated seafarer to take immediate effective action in the case of accidents or illness likely to occur on board ship.

In order to register for this course, trainees must have completed Medical First Aid on Board Ship course with Section A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code.

Who should attend?
Every seafarer who is designated to take charge of medical care on board ship shall be required to demonstrate the competence to undertake the task, duties and responsibility listed in A-VI/4-2. For officers dedicated to provide medical care and is a requirement for holders of Chief mate and master COC.

Pre course Requirements:
Completed Medical First Aid On board Ship Course with Section A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code.

Medium: English

Course Fees: $856.00 (inclusive of GST)

Duration: 26.25 hours inclusive of assessment (excluding breaks) – 3.5 days

General Requisite:

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 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.