marine-mfaobs Medical First Aid on Board Ship Course

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Accredited by Maritime Port Authority

Every seafarer who is designated to apply immediate effective action in the event of an accident or illness on board a vessel must demonstrate competence to undertake the task, duties and responsibilities described in the subjects list in the column 1 of table A-VI/4- 1.

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.

Who should attend?
Every certificated officer and other ratings (including those in port limit vessels such as helmsman)

Pre course Requirements:
Able to read, write and understand simple English

Medium : English

Course Fees : $749.00 (inclusive of GST)

Duration : 22.5 hours inclusive of assessment (excluding breaks) – 3 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.