Maritime First Aid Course
Locations - Sydney
This is an exciting course based in, on and around the water.
Skills and knowledge are developed and assessed with maritime relevant information and situations.
The course will reflect real emergency situations and the need for review and modification of the dynamic situation.
The basis of the course is a nationally recognised first aid qualification (Provide First Aid – HLTAID003) specifically tailored to the marine environment.
This First Aid course is recommended for persons working in a marine environment, including:
- Yacht Crew Members
- Wharf attendants
It is important to note that this First Aid course requires a level of physical ability to complete practical assessments. If your health or fitness restricts you from performing physical activities associated with this program, you will be able to participate but may not be eligible for a nationally accredited certificate.
To see the full requirements, please view the First Aid course description PDF.
This First Aid course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 02 9232 1010 to discuss your training needs.
Training / assessment Program
There are 4 components to this program:
- Pre-study and assessments
- Theory training in the classroom
- Practical training in the classroom
- Assessment for both knowledge and skills
Students should allow up to six (6) hours for the pre-study to be completed. If you have completed first aid training in the past, you may be able to complete the pre-study assessments in a shorter timeframe.
Hard copy pre-study is available if requested and can be posted with hard copy manual for an additional $20.
The classroom session is an 9hr program including breaks.
If organising a group booking or onsite training, we can facilitate the First Aid course over two days to remove all pre-study training requirements. We also deliver this First Aid course nationally for group bookings.
Use of a Pocket Mask
If you require a certificate to confirm you completed training and use of a pocket mask, please contact our customer service team before booking a First Aid course so we can ensure this training will be available to you on the day.
Students will be assessed in the on-line pre-study section, classroom and marine environment sessions. Assessments will confirm knowledge and skills have been achieved to demonstrate competency across the unit.
Students are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills throughout the program.
If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the First Aid course at the full course fee.
Online pre-study requirements
Online study requires access to the following resources to complete the pre-study for this First Aid course:
- Internet connection
Once a competent mark is awarded, learners will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for HLTAID003 Provide first aid. This Unit of Competency is Nationally Recognised Training from Health Training Package.
Certificates are emailed to students however hard copy is available for additional fee.
Students will also be issued with a Certificate of Completion in Maritime First Aid.
First Aid FAQs
First Aid Course Description (342 KB)
Student Handbook (593 KB)
The cost for this Maritime First Aid Course is $295 per person. The course is delivered at Middle Harbour Yacht Club in Mosman, NSW.