Target group

Officers who are designated to provide medical first aid on board ship.

Prerequisites

  • Training Certificate Basic Training
  • Valid medical certificate of fitness

Contents

According to the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) the course consists of the following subjects:

  • Apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness
  • Toxicological hazards on board
  • Examination of casualty or patient
  • Basic life support
  • Treatment of burns, scalds
  • Fractures, dislocations and muscular injuries
  • Medical care of rescued persons
  • Radio medical advice
  • Pharmacology
  • Sterilization
  • Cardiac arrest, drowning and asphyxia
  • Transport of wounded persons and evacuation by helicopter

No. of Days

7 days

Price

Php 4,610.00 which includes Reader/Hand-outs, Certificate of Completion, and Certified True Copy (CTC).

Start dates

Please refer to “Class Schedules” on our website or contact the NSTC office.

Completion

Upon completion of the course after passing a theoretical test and practical assessment a Certificate of Completion will be issued which can be converted into a Certificate of Proficiency at the Maritime Industry Authority.

STCW ref.

Table A-VI/2-1

Validation

During 5 consecutive years one must obtain 1 year seaservice, to retain certificate validity.

Remarks

Please submit prior to the course:

1. Philippine Statistics Office (PSA) Authenticated Birth Certificate / Passport  / Any Gov’t. issued I.D.
2. One 1.5 x 1.5 latest latest colored picture with complete Name Tag
        * For Maritime Officer
            – sideboard with corresponding markings of bar on shoulder-board (with white undershirt)
        * For Maritime Non-Officer
            – with sideboard but no markings of bar on shoulder-board (with white undershirt)
        * For Non-Maritime 
            – white polo shirt with collar
3. Medical Examination Report for Seafarers / X-ray and ECG Result issued from a Medical Clinic Accredited by DOH 
      

Maximum number of participants per course is 24, minimum of 16 participants is required to run the course.